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Zicatela | Calle Del Morro beachside, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
+52 954 582 2966
08:30 - 20:00
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Pacific City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner came to our table to visit then offered to order for us. We had the most wonderful dinner and right on the beach!

Thank Joni392
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, the juices, pastas, pizzas and ceviche were incredible. Many say they are slow! You got to understand that this is all freshly made. The bread and pastas are made out of scratch. Non GMO, natural food. We loved it.

Thank maxYclarice
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

After cruising the beach area we decided this looked like a decent place to try for lunch, and we liked the beach view. That's where the good ended. Two in our group ordered the smoothies, they were served too warm and lacked much flavor. The caprese salad was 90 percent tomato, with a smidgen of cheese and little dressing. The... More 

Thank rvod
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Very good napolitano pizza, good service staff. Attentive. Good location. Decent pasta. One downside is the pizza is sometimes soggy in center crust. This would never happen in Naples!

Thank Tomas L
Puerto Escondido
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 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 

Thank MRicoy
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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!

Thank BigBaldBuddha
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

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

Thank lasolaspuerto
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4 reviews
4 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.

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 

Thank LoraBird2016
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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.

Thank Anna L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
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?