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“Delicious burgers”
Review of Ma Ma Gui

Ma Ma Gui
Ranked #2 of 73 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Sao Paulo, SP
Level Contributor
116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Delicious burgers”
Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We had the beef burger to take away and were very satisfied, as each order actually comes with 2 burgers!!! The beef was delicious and the bun nicely toasted. The chips could have been better, didn't taste that great, but the burger made up for it!

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
“Best Treat in Samara”
Reviewed December 31, 2013

My daughter and I took a side trip to Samara and we drove down a side street and found this wonderful restaurant. The service was superb and the food was outstanding! The owners spoke French, Spanish and a little English and were very attentive to every table. Our food was fresh and hot when it arrived at our table. When the owner told me that they get their fish fresh everyday, I ordered the fish burger. My daughter ordered pesto pasta (see photos). I was really surprised that my dish had two fish burgers, but above all, it tasted great! The pesto pasta was just as delightful. We ended up eating each others meals :) You must stop and eat here; just make sure you have cash because they don't accept credit cards.

  • Visited December 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Funny little place with very good food”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Ma Ma Gui is on the north end of Samara, a bit out of the way for much walk-in traffic. Their menu is an odd concoction of French and Italian stuff...one page of French-styled salads (nicoise, goat cheese with arugula, etc), a page of pizzas, a page of meal-type crepes, a page of desserts...We ordered a goat cheese salad and a pizza to split. The salad was very good, the goat cheese wonderful, the toast for the cheese and as croutons very tasty. The pizza - vegetarian with some substitutions which they readily agreed to - was wonderful, with a crispy thin crust and vegetables perfect. The service was very good, the waiter spoke little English but we muddled through with Franglais...You'll enjoy it!

Visited December 2013
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Scottdale, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best pizza by far in Samara.”
Reviewed November 24, 2013

This pizza was a French type pizza. Very thin crust and with fresh toppings. A must if in the vicinity.

Visited November 2013
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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
“Delicious thin crust pizza & refreshments”
Reviewed November 22, 2013

We wandered into Ma Ma Gui's on a rainy night in Sámara and enjoyed a delicious meal. I ordered the pizza fresca and my boyfriend ordered the pizza blanca. The mojitos were really, really good too! There was a nice little game area where our daughter was able to stay entertained while we waited for our food.

  • Visited November 2013
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