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Amici Ristorante Pizzeria

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Santa Teresa | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0935
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17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Boone, North Carolina
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I can't say enough about the pizza. It's made in behind glass so you can see it being made and they cook it in a wood burning oven, old school style! It's delicious. My favorite is the Diavola. My husband ordered the lasagna and it is really fresh. Layered with generous amounts of meat, cheese, and tomato sauce it was... More 

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Thank mcrobertscb
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 November 2013

These guys have the real deal fire place for cooking the best traditional italian pizza, don't expect the typical american greasy pizza, this is the GOOD stuff!!!! Excellent hospitality.

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Thank Nickiberry
Bend, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 29 November 2013

The food is absolutely terrific. Quality and quantity are superb. We usually had an appetizer each and then shared an entree. Only once were we able to fit a dessert into our pleasantly filled stomachs. Now to the service. From the warm welcome as we entered to the friendly waves as we left, our every need was met with warm... More 

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Malpais
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2013 via mobile

Loved the service and atmosphere. People are just so friendly. The owner personally made sure that we got the best.

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Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Pizzas are proper wood fired and very good, made to order and chop and change as you like. the waitress and italian girl who has moved here for good was wonderful and i enjoyed chatting with her. very friendly staff and great frozen margarita's. Pasta was good to both my partner and i shred pizza and pasta big portions and... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The food at Amici's pretty good but not for what you pay. The pizza is wood fired and tasty but small. The pasta was fresh and good but priced like you are in a big city.

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Thank Lee F
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2013 via mobile

Ciao! Italians from Chicago in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica?! Thank god! Our waiter was very friendly and knowledgable. Loved the open concept brick ovens. The carbonara and Hawaiian pizza (so thin, my favorite!) hit the spot! We were looking for Italian comfort food that evening and we got it! BUT, the tiramisu and panna cotta left my taste buds speechless.... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

If you want the best pizza made by the funniest, coolest italians around search no more.. go to Amici, wine and dine and have fun! This place is great, the pura vida vibe is felt the moment you go in. Gracias por todo amigos! Regresaremos pronto!! Saludos desde Puerto Rico!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Two of has had pizza and two of us had pasta. Pizza was good but not as good as some of the reviews on here in my opinion. The pasta was delish. Never thought I'd have such a great pasta dish in Costa Rica! Don't miss this place, add it to your list while here.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Comfortable property, real Italian food from real Italians.Could have eaten there every night. Good pasta and great pizza washed down with a good Italian wine.

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Thank Murphy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0935
Description
Chef Giovanni Carzedda from Trattoria D.O.C (Chicago) and Pizzaiolo Angelo Grimaldi from I Monelli Trattoria Pizzeria (Chicago) , after 10 years of experience in their kitchens in the great metropolis Chicago, they decided to bring their culinary experiences here in Santa Teresa, to share with you their passion for Italian food which they grew up with in Italy. Here at Amici's you have the chance to taste a lot of italian specialties ,from salads, homemade pasta, fish and meat, and especially our famous pizza cooked the old way in our wood-burning brick oven, voted one of the best pizza's in Costa Rica.

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