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Ma Ma Gui

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious Italian you should not miss! Its pricey but worth it. Homemade pasta we would not even find in Switzerland like this in many Italian restaurants. Was also much better than in Gusto Beach restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PopinetP
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ma Ma Gui's has fab food. Period. It's got off the chart great service and a super cute and super talented chef.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MontaukTraveler
gigiopalazzo, Owner at Ma Ma Gui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

thanks straight to the point thank you for the cute and talented

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. Salad with pears was beautiful and plenty large for 2. Short rib pasta was delicious--plenty to take home. Service awesome and called us a cab to take us back to Samara Paraiso. Lovely evening

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank annv111
gigiopalazzo, Owner at Ma Ma Gui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

thank you very much for your review be nice and gentle does not cost anything short rib pasta is my favorite thank you

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, top notch service. Too full to eat desert, but we’re going back. You may need to reserve if you want a table on the small street side patio, but inside was fine. All the food we ate, and all the food we saw,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 729milesp
gigiopalazzo, Owner at Ma Ma Gui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

allow me to express our gratitude for your kind words

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A class above any other food all holiday. Home cured meat and fish great pasta and wonderful dessert. Wine selection excellent and prices very reasonable. And the only restaurant in town that took credit cards.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lloub
gigiopalazzo, Owner at Ma Ma Gui, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you for your kind words to highlight your review i assume that in costarica time for amateur restaurant business is almost over. we are professional and we are committed everyday to keep the level high thanks again we hope to see you in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had two different seafood pastas. Both really good and perfectly prepared. Unfortunately the outside table are next to the street.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank matstomask
gigiopalazzo, Owner at Ma Ma Gui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

thank you yes road side table are not pleasant i agree we are working to move to a new location with lots of amenities thank you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we returned to samara for the first time in a year and immediately made reservations here as it has always been a favorite for us. there was no disappointment as the food and service continue to be excellent; we ate here three nights (out of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sbbinder49
gigiopalazzo, Owner at Ma Ma Gui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

it was a pleasure to see you again with your family and your lovely dog see you soon big hugs

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mamagui would be stand-out in any city, it just happens to be tucked away in Samara. Delicious artful cocktails, wonderful staff, and an exciting menu. The house cured meats and fish "sea-cuterie" were incredible. And a super cute vibe. We went twice during our trip...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank victoria8543
gigiopalazzo, Owner at Ma Ma Gui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

thank you for your nice words we did already stand out in several cities nyc my pala pizza was #1 for few years my cafe on madison avenue was a gem we here in samara now and we try to do our best yes indeed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been eating here for the past several years. The food has always been excellent and the service is outstanding. Everyone is very accommodating and very friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank EasternerMotel
gigiopalazzo, Manager at Ma Ma Gui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

thank you to be a loyal and HAPPY customer it means a lot for us

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. We had the advacado and shrimp pizza and decomosoted tira misu. Mouth watering delicious. Service was great too.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank janicekittle
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Nomad203384
January 26, 2019|
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Response from suev681 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do accept credit cards. It is a small restaurant with excellent food.
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Barbara29526
January 31, 2015|
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Response from knuelp | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, in addition the church is on that road, this might help as you can see it easily and the road also leads towards the Nosara gravel road.
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