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Calle Lazaro Cardenas 452 | Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
3221048275
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Puerto Vallarta
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We found this cozy delicacy of a place on TA and I just had to add to the positive reviews. Walking past this corner in the Romantic Zone, we were immediately drawn by the delicious aromas of fresh herbs and bread wafting from the open air seating area.. With over 700 restaurants to try in Puerto Vallarta, we still had... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Stumbled across this affordable, great, clean, cozy little place with a few tables and an attentive, helpful owner/chef Luca who also serves you. We had the Lasagna with meat sauce (50 pesos, equivalent today to $2.75 USD!) and Fettucine (65 pesos= $3.61) and a carafe of Agua de Guayaba (Guava-ade). Delicious! We will definitely go back. You can buy servings... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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193 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stopped by today lured in by the smells of this little Italian deli and restaurant. Four tables. Cook, waiter, and cashier all rolled into one gracious owner from Turino. We loved the vegetarian pasta as well as the sausage roll; and we drooled over the pizzas, salads, freshly baked breads, deserts, and antipastos. Delightful for lunch or take-out. Venture... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A true gem. Small bistro by the owner/chef. Homemade pastas, pizza and sandwiches as well as a burger. Only four tables. Prices are $$, english spoken. The carne raviolis were full of flavor and filled generously. The chocolate mousse was toe-curling, yes light, rich and creamy and 25pesos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Homemade pastas and classic Italian favorites, along with fresh seafood. Nice, personal service. All dishes made to order by the owner/chef. Share this with someone special!

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Thank 76Carolina
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We walked by this place a few times while living down the street from it. On a whim, and when it had opened up in the afternoon, we decided to try it out and it. was. AWESOME. We got two panini's, the Rafaello (sp?) and the Donatello, and found them to be incredibly priced, super tasty, and very unique! Each... More 

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Venice, CA
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Ate here for dinner on a weeknight and had a great experience. The bruschetta was surprisingly good as was the platter of mixed italian sausages, which was actually a plate of sliced cured meats but did not disappoint. The chicken scallopini was super moist and flavorful. The seafood risotto was excellent and cooked with red wine rather than white, which... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I had the opportunity to have lunch at Magna Magna today. We were walking along the streets of PV looking for a place to eat and thought we would take a chance. What a wonderful surprise, a lunch special that was inexpensive and very good (70 paso )as well as a glass of wine or a beer was included. The... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

A local resident recommended this restaurant. We tried the lunch special for 70 pesos and it was fantastic. The food was cooked on the spot - generous portions and good wine. We added dessert of gelato and tiramisu - delicious - and ended with homemade limoncello. We will be back!

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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128 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I would return back to this restaurant mainly because of the charm and easy feeling. Great mural of Diego and Frida having dinner with Sophia Loren, The Godfather, a Lucha Libre wrestler... super fun. Nice big glass of wine for only 40+ pesos. Looks like the have a great lunch which includes a glass of wine or beer. Great deal.... More 

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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
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lazaro Cardenas 452 | Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 3221048275

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