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Mamma e Papa

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Perezoso Road, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5336
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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 26 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 9 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 25 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
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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
San Luis Obispo County, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We have eaten here every year for the last 6 years and always leave satisfied. Whether we have pizza or pasta it is always good. Throw in a bottle of red and you have a great meal out. One of our favorite and regulars places in Ojochal.

Thank sm7derry
Fredericksburg, TX
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Hungry for Italian food brought us to Mamma e Papa. This Ojochal restaurant is easy to get to, has an outdoor setting, and attentive hosts. The cons: The views and decor are not 'spectacular' like many in the area, but you come here for the Italian food. Here are the pros: A very large menu, with pizzas, pastas, steaks, chicken,... More 

Thank bsawyer3
Sarasota, Florida
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Went for dinner one night and the pizza was nice. Just big enough to split one... Service was friendly but they were a little too caught up with looking at the computer, could have been better. The outstanding part of this place is the atmosphere - there is a gorge or some small valley you overlook from the table. It... More 

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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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?