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Puntarens, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
I lived here for 4 months and I came here every week.

Matobe's pizza is served, hot, fresh, and flavorful. It is light, often adorned with a variety of veggies. Pasta and salad servings are large and great to share. The real treat here are the passion fruit mojitos. Be sure to get one!...or 5! The drinks can be a little steep but otherwise it is an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went to the restaurant due to the good reviews on TripAdvisor. On arrival the waiter tried to lure us in even though we had already decided to go there, this gave us an odd feeling. We ordered a lemonade with ginger that was rather good. Then we wanted a half size carpacco for starter but that was unfortunately impossible.... More 

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Matobe's pizza is served, hot, fresh, and flavorful. It is light, often adorned with a variety of veggies. Pasta and salad servings are large and great to share. The real treat here are the passion fruit mojitos. Be sure to get one!...or 5! The drinks can be a little steep but otherwise it is an affordable spot great for both... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

WARNING: the location on the map is wrong! We checked beginning of November and the location was ca. 30 km off the actual location. The restaurant is on the little peninsula, on avenida 4, between Calle 17 and 19 (check the FB page, there was the correct map location). The restaurant was wonderful. Good food, big portions, very friendly staff... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Just perfect. Puntarenas is not à nice city and we were quite disappointed but we found this amazing restaurant on the Main Street and it was perfect. The pizzas, the salads, the wine and the beer, everything was so good!!!! The owner is very friendly and staff very funny and professional. Salads are so big, one can feed at least... More 

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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A good sign that this smaller restaurant was busy, actually packed, when many others in the area were empty. Great food, great service.

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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Recently visited Puntarenas..Great little coastal town. Referred to this restaurant by a local and was not lead astray. Started with the wine list..in a country of "We have Sauvignon Blanc", this little gem of a restaurant had Pinot Grigio. Nice option. Ordered Caprese Salad and Pizza. Delicious. Service was spot on.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Puntarens, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Puntarenas

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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