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Mamma e Papa

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Perezoso Road, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5336
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Wellington, New Zealand
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86 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely little restaurant offering authentic Italian food at a reasonable price served on a nice terrace. Owners are lovely, and the service was good.

Thank harbar1
Austin, Texas
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked it here so much we went twice in one week! Very small but good food. A little difficult to find this place but so glad we did!

Thank wakespeak
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were shown a table on the terrace after which the owner almost immediately asked if the white light above the table didn't bother us too much and offered a better, more intimate, candle lit table. An authentic warm welcome can always charm us. The menu choice is well balanced and offers a range of typical italian antipasti, primo's with... More 

Thank Hans D
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a lovely restaurant which has a relaxed atmosphere and serves wonderful authentic Italian dishes. We loved it so much that we ate here 3 times as there was so much on the men that we wanted to try. If I could give it six stars then I would!

Thank jbarnfield21
Costa Rica
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We're locals and consider ourselves lucky to have Mamma e Papa literally around the corner! But that said, we're also a bit picky. We were extremely pleased and surprised to discover Enzo's delicious homemade pasta the first time we visited. The menu has lots of pasta and pizza options, as well as a small but well-selected wine list. The prices... More 

Thank JEMPanama
Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Come here for delicious authentic Italian Food! Enzo (the owner) is from Italy. He makes homemade pasta and only uses the freshest ingredients in all his dishes. His desserts are amazing too, our favourite is the Tres Leche (3 milks cake) Best I've ever had in the world! This is a small, comfortable restaurant over-looking the jungle mountains.

Thank LisaLyttle
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Such a quaint, little Italian restaurant with wonderfully sweet owners! Great atmosphere, delicious authentic Italian food with homemade pasta!

Thank snowmanluvr
Evansville, Indiana
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

When the 'hankering for pizza hits we visited Mama e Papa, recommended by the locals. We weren't disappointed. Owners were very friendly and they also have cabinas that they rent out if you would like to stay. Nice outdoor patio with good breezes.

Thank jackreyn0lds
Houston, Texas
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

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 

1 Thank AffieMom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

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!

Thank danibaker2005

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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?