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Mamma e Papa

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Perezoso Road, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5336
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Houston, Texas
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, Enzo is from Italy so it is real Italian food. The restaurant is on a terrace looking over a beautiful lawn with mountains in the background. It is so quiet and peaceful. Enzo's wife is from the area and she is the server. Such a lovely lady....so sweet and wonderful service. We started with the bruschetta and it was... More 

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Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enzo and his wife (and their cute cat!) were wonderful! Very nice restaurant with great service! The pizza was very good! Did not expect this pretty place to be in the middle of the jungle!

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Thank danibaker2005
San Luis Obispo County, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here every year for the last 6 years and always leave satisfied. Whether we have pizza or pasta it is always good. Throw in a bottle of red and you have a great meal out. One of our favorite and regulars places in Ojochal.

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Fredericksburg, TX
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hungry for Italian food brought us to Mamma e Papa. This Ojochal restaurant is easy to get to, has an outdoor setting, and attentive hosts. The cons: The views and decor are not 'spectacular' like many in the area, but you come here for the Italian food. Here are the pros: A very large menu, with pizzas, pastas, steaks, chicken,... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Went for dinner one night and the pizza was nice. Just big enough to split one... Service was friendly but they were a little too caught up with looking at the computer, could have been better. The outstanding part of this place is the atmosphere - there is a gorge or some small valley you overlook from the table. It... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We had dinner here last night. From the road, it doesn't look like much, but as soon as you walk into the restaurant and see the decor and the view, it all comes together. From the swing set for kids to the stairway down to the pool / hotel area to the lovely decor in the restaurant, it's delightful. Then,... More 

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Thank Ila K
United States
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Great environment. Great food. Great proprietors. We have been four times in our five-plus months in CR, and it is hands down our family's favorite restaurant. We have ordered up and down the menu, pizza and pasta—you can't go wrong. Apps are great as well.

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Thank JMRRT
Linden, New Jersey
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I enjoyed my meal here. It was quite a hike from the main road and we were hoping for a good meal to make it worthwhile. This place did not disappoint. They gladly accept special requests which is definitely a plus. We got the El Martinese pizza and the pesto. pasta and both were excellent. Even the bread was good.... More 

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Thank Amanda C
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Excellent timing for quality food. The boss knows about the Italian food. Of course he's Italian from Barry. Everything was fine and we spent a delicious dinner in cool atmosphere.

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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I have been to Mamma y Papa's many times over the last few years and last night was my most recent visit. There are over 12 pizza choices, several pasta items, chicken, beef and pork entrees too. The food is very good and Enzo will gladly accommodate special requests.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $45
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Perezoso Road, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: +506 2786 5336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?