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“Good Italian Food In Ojochal” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mamma e Papa

Mamma e Papa
Calle perezoso | 32 km south from Dominical, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5336
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Ranked #5 of 19 Restaurants in Ojochal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Burlington, Canada
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79 restaurant reviews
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“Good Italian Food In Ojochal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Although we've been coming to Ojochal for many years and have tried every restaurant in the area, this was our first visit to Mamma e Papa. Walking up the path to the restaurant, we were hit with a great big wiff of garlic which is always a very good sign when doing Italian. Good pasta and pizza, good service, nice view of the surrounding landscape and icy cold Imperial beer made for a great lunch. Nice option to know about when looking for Italian in the Ojochal/Uvita area.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lawrence, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Amazing dinning experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

I was lucky enough to stay at Hotel Mama e Papa for a couple nights. The hotel is lovely and the restaurant is amazing. I was there on a Monday night when the restaurant is closed to the public....but the gracious owners still make dinner for the hotel guests. I had the best pesto pasta i have ever had. It must have been fresh because i have never had pasta like it before. The pesto sauce was light and so flavorful. The restaurant is so romantic I was wishing I was there with my boyfriend. The best part though was the amazing chocolate desert i had. I think they call it a chocolate sausage.....omg totally lucious. Don't miss this restaurant when you are in town. They also serve lunch. Happy Traveling-

Visited March 2013
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Hamilton, Canada
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“One lose for Italy, One win for Ojochal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I must say this is one of my favourite places for lunch or dinner. Great owners... Attention to detail and your needs... but we need more yellow potatoes...as we love the gnocchi! and lets not forget the frutti de mar and oh yeah, the pizza. enough said.

Visited February 2013
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“A Touch of Costa Rican Italian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Enzo, the co-owner of Mamma e Papa together with his wife, runs a lovely Italian restaurant in Costa Rica. This isn't so unusual, given the large number of ex-pat Italians living in the country. What was unusual was that the food was really good, not always the case!
We dined on linguini with clams - full of flavor and more than an ample portion.

Visited February 2013
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Destin, Florida
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Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“I would have never expected this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Visited here on a recommendation and we loved it. When we come back we'll stay in his casitas! Great dining experience and we were treated like royalty!

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