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Ma Ma Gui

Banco National Main Road, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
26562347
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Ranked #2 of 49 restaurants in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Maynard, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Long wait but so is every restaurant down there. Classic thin crust. Great toppings. One of best pizzas I've ever had.

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Gresham, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have never had pizza so delicious in my life. I had the MaMaGui pizza with avocado and shrimp. It was to die for. I loved the atmosphere of this tiny gem, and the pride served with each plate. I'm so glad I made it here for my last meal in Samara.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The French proprietors of this little gem serve innovative combinations of fresh ingredients on a perfect, super thin, super crisp crust. The night we were there the place was packed with families, older couples, hipsters and locals. A really good, laid back scene.

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Napa Valley, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The food and service here is outstanding. We love the pizza and every dish they offer is high quality and made with love. The servers are very friendly. We ate here four out of our seven nights in Samara, that's how much we enjoyed our experience!!

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San Diego, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Best meal we had in Samar by far!! Pizza's were amazing (we ordered 3 pizzas and 3 pasta's) and all were equally as good. The owner, didn't catch her name, was so nice. The power was out at our house and she gave us several candles to use during the storm. I highly recommend the pizza's--you will be happy you... More

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Trier, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this nice little restaurant! We had an excellent evening with delicious food and good vines, sitting outside and watching some horses passing by (not much traffic at all). The MaMaGui salad with breaded mozzarella and the fresh pizza with tomatoes and pesto were awesome. They also serve really good crepes for good prices. The service was... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The last thing I would have expected to order at a French Restaurant was pizza- and it was delicious! Thin-crust and nicely done! Staff was attentive and very friendly. Will definitely return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We went there with out 3 month old baby. The owners were very kind and the food was excellent! Great ceasers salad! It is really worth going there although it is not at the beach. Is also nice to see the street life in Samara and what locals do...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The pizza was amazing, good wine and the owner even had a very tasty crepe made for our dessert. Really nice man, great service and would recommend to anyone.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Great authentic french cuisine and eclecti pizza selection...French speaking owners which makes it easy to ask question about their menus. Love the mohitos and tasteful spaghetti a l'ail. Nice patio for dining out... Only set back,not much vegetarian dish but its fine. Highly recommended. Cheers

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