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Puntarens, Puntarenas 60101, Costa Rica
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Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

They are usually busy right across from the beach. They make good pizza especially for Costa Rica where I have had some of the worst. They do a good salad with chicken as well as a capriccio salad.You can also get wine by the carafe. Good service and nice waiters.

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Thank leslie277
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Little and fine italian restaurant, the best in Puntarenas, very nice attention, very tasty food, variety of beets, wine and natural drinks. Pizza its very very good. Its a lovely spot with ocean view and very nice for groups or couples.

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Thank Rafael G
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

After a week of eating mostly local favorites (and lots of fresh mangos) we wanted a change of pace. This place fit that bill perfectly. I got the calzone and was not disappointed. Huge portion with tasty crust and fillings. My wife got the mushroom alfredo. Again, not the best italian food I have EVER had, but the best for... More 

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Thank Tyler J
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat on a Friday night and everything seemed pretty dead except for this place which was completely full. We each had a small pizza which was plenty of food and the pizzas were some of the best we've had on our travels! Cash only place we discovered.

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Thank BmoreExplore
Brighton, Michigan
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Beach front and best mojitos, also offered a dark beer, pizza and caprese salad...everything was excellent!!

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Thank MicJay2012
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This was some of the best pizza we've ever had & our waiter was great. It was nice to have a table with a beach view.

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Thank ExploreWorld9732
New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Ironically we had had Italian food the day prior in Tamarindo, so we were a little reluctant to have it again. Thankfully we went for it. The food here was reasonably priced incredibly authentic and the waiter Walter was wonderful. He was gracious, accommodating and very entertaining. I hope he looks me up when he comes to the states.

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Thank kennifs
Bow, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Huge calzones, excellent crust and great pizzas, but the drinks were also to die for! Try the passion fruit mojito!!

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Thank bow146peep
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We went to the restaurant due to the good reviews on TripAdvisor. On arrival the waiter tried to lure us in even though we had already decided to go there, this gave us an odd feeling. We ordered a lemonade with ginger that was rather good. Then we wanted a half size carpacco for starter but that was unfortunately impossible.... More 

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Thank Philip O
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Matobe's pizza is served, hot, fresh, and flavorful. It is light, often adorned with a variety of veggies. Pasta and salad servings are large and great to share. The real treat here are the passion fruit mojitos. Be sure to get one!...or 5! The drinks can be a little steep but otherwise it is an affordable spot great for both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puntarens, Puntarenas 60101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Puntarenas

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