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EL MANA

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Zicatela | Calle Del Morro beachside, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
+52 954 582 2966
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 20:00
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Puerto Escondido
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mana is quite a nice place for lunch, dinner or have a few drinks. The pizza is superb because they have their pizza oven heated with wood (old traditional style). They also have freshly made exquisite roles and their pastas are great. It's on the beach so in the daytime you can take in the beautiful scenery and at night... More 

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Thank MRicoy
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The vegetarian noodles was cooked to perfection and the fish tacos were everything I was hoping for. The weather warm, the beer cold, and the smell of fresh bread cooking in a brick oven set the tone for surf watching and relaxing. The only surprise was it didn´t cost more!

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Thank BigBaldBuddha
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Real good food ,they make there own bread ,good tortas and pizzas Friendly staff Right on the beach can see the surf

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Thank lasolaspuerto
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We wanted pizza and a salad we were recommended to go to El Mana. Not a disappointment at all. The pizza was very tasteful and favorable. And what can I say about the sun sets from El Mana, priceless.

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Thank John D
Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Italian coffee and fresh, brick oven baked bread are unbeatable but the best thing about El Mana is Megali (my favourite waitress!) She went way out of her way to accommodate my Dairy Alergy and even made special crepes using Coconut Milk instead of regular! I feel terrible being such a trouble or asking for special things, but I... More 

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Thank LoraBird2016
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Food for breakfast is ok, location is great! The only thing its really pitty that SERVICE is TERRIBLE! I m local from here, me and girls were visiting this place before every week, now we stopped, cus waitresses are really not friendly and it doesnt make anyone comfortable.

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Thank Anna L
London
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

I mainly went there because it has a reputation for a decent espresso - which was fine. We returned because of its terrific breakfasts and excellent range of juices. The (Italian) owner is also very friendly and helpful. It's on the beach right where the surfers go, so you can watch expert surfing while you eat.

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Thank arumscarum
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Rightbon the beach. I had the ravioli. It was excellent! Very friendly staff. A truly enjoyable experience!

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Thank Veronica M
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

We stayed right across the street from this restaurant and frequented it often during our week long stay in Puerto Escondido. Staff is so friendly and attentive, and the food os out of this world! Spaghetti with meat sauce was amazing - portions could be a little bigger, but it tasted delicious! But our favorite item on the menu was... More 

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Thank TeamKnack
Norrkoping, Sweden
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169 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Still the best italian in Puerto! Creative pizzas, served only in the evening, great pastas and a fantastic selection of juices and smoothies. As if that is not enough, their breakfastmenu will keep you contented for half a day, do try the eggs benedictine! All the bread is baked on site

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Thank Hampm57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 20:00
Thursday
08:30 - 20:00
Friday
08:30 - 20:00
Saturday
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zicatela | Calle Del Morro beachside, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: +52 954 582 2966

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