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“Great Italian Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Amici Ristorante Pizzeria

Amici Ristorante Pizzeria
Santa Teresa | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
2640 0935
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Ranked #24 of 61 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Chef Giovanni Carzedda from Trattoria D.O.C (Chicago) and Pizzaiolo Angelo Grimaldi from I Monelli Trattoria Pizzeria (Chicago) , after 10 years of experience in their kitchens in the great metropolis Chicago, they decided to bring their culinary experiences here in Santa Teresa, to share with you their passion for Italian food which they grew up with in Italy. Here at Amici's you have the chance to taste a lot of italian specialties ,from salads, homemade pasta, fish and meat, and especially our famous pizza cooked the old way in our wood-burning brick oven, voted one of the best pizza's in Costa Rica.
San Diego, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Italian Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We had the bruschetta and carbonara plate, and it was amazing. Followed by a few long islands, the restaurant vibe was very nice and clean, and the owner is a passionate and laid back character, always making sure the customer is suited well and seems to be fully embracing life to its fullest. I can see myself moving to Santa Teresa and never going back home!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Weymouth, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We were able to walk down the first night we arrived!!!! The owners Angelo, Mateo and of course
Andrea couldn't of made us feel more at home
Ron ordered the homemade raviolis they were amazing!!!!!
We returned many nights throughout our vacation either to sit for a glass of wine or to have a brick oven pizza. Coming from a family who has owned a Italian resturant the pizza was the best in
Santa Teresa!!!
Thank you for making our vacation a memorable one!!!
Ron and Florrie Gurnon

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“Best Pizza!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We visited Amici's several times during our trip to Santa Teresa. Angelo is a great host who came over and introduced himself. The restaurant is spacious and very clean. The pizza was outstanding. We tried several different varieties. Angelo, Andrea and the rest of the staff are extremely friendly and have created a fun and relaxing environment to enjoy a great meal. Make sure you visit when in Santa Teresa!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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cleveland, ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“best pizza in CR”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Angelo is an artist . True Italian Pizza, awesome pizza excellent service a true gem in the area full of general overpriced CR fair.

Visited January 2014
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Amsterdam
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82 reviews 82 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“Just average, but pricey”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I tried this place upon suggestion of a local, but I was disappointed with the experience. I had pizza and one beer: I found the pizza to be just average, definitely nothing special, while prices were practically just as high as back home in Europe.
I was also not impressed with this place and would not recommend it to others.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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