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Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, km. 5, Manuel Antonio National Park 0, Costa Rica
+506 4000 1540
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visiting February 2017. Obviously they should take lessons from someone Italian if they wanna serve pizza: secret is not to put all you have in a fridge inside, but use good quality products, preferably Italian and follow the recipe. Or erase word "Italian" from the description

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Thank Елена Д
Sydney
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The best pizzas I've had in ages; the perfect size for one, wood-fired to perfection with generous amount of toppings. The veggie is my favourite. Great value for money in a somewhat expensive Costa Rica. Service equally as wonderful and nice big woden furniture, espeically the rocking chairs. The restaurant is nestled gently in amongst the trees so monkeys, sloths... More 

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Mohave Valley, AZ
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place takes cheap to the extreme. The pizza dough ball is about the size of a racquetball but it gets stretched out to about a 14" pie that is razor thin like a cracker. Then a lite airbrushing of sauce, more of a translucent sheen really, followed by a very conservative portion of pre-shredded pre-frozen dry mozzarella. Its a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quality, Wood-Fire Pizzas with a great setting. They have an old train cart you can dine in, but the back patio was our choice. The wait staff was funny and pleasant. Food was good and relatively inexpensive.

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Thank Todd G
Lyon, France
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with nice furniture (rocking chair!); and all made of wood. The wagon is also a little attraction but to me the most important was the wood fired pizza which tasted amazing! A bit pricy but worth it. Would just recommend the owner to invest in some pizza knife and to make sure the pizzaiolo remove wood ashe... More 

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Thank ArnaudO1987
Orangeville, Ontario
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a dinner of pizza and drinks in this outdoor restaurant set amongst the rainforest. The pizza was delicious and we had enough to take home for leftovers for the next day. The service was fast and friendly. It was obviously a very popular spot.

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Thank Mugsy1703
Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For everyone there is something on the menu. Friendly staff, decent food. The appetizer, nachos with all the trimmings was perfect On the right side of the road leading to Mnauel Antonio. There is a train wagon, can't miss it

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly and relayed our daughters peanut allergy to every staff member. They even remembered when we went back a few days later! This to us is top notch service. Food was wonderful. Service a bit slower if you are in a rush. But that's because they make the food with time and patience. Tastes so good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to go here even if it's just to see the crazy floor! I've never sat in a huge rocking chair at a table to eat before. Great pizza but do not expect what you get in Canada or the US. It's Costa aRican style and it's great. Most staff speak English and are very friendly. Really enjoyed it... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is excellent! Great staff, tasty food and sweet rocking chairs! The prices are reasonable for the area and if you're a gringo, most staff speaks English.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Italian, American, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, km. 5, Manuel Antonio National Park 0, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 4000 1540

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