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Mama's Place - CLOSED

1 Avienda | Barrio El Carmen, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
10 May 2013
“Good food, Good price, noisy ambiance.”
26 Mar 2013
“My Favorite "GO TO" Place in San Jose”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
1 Avienda | Barrio El Carmen, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 10 May 2013

This place is located right in the heart of down town San Jose only a few meters from the main entrance of the main Postal office. It is and Italian restaurant it that is visited by office workers so it offers good price and good...More

Thank Francis A
Reviewed 26 March 2013

As a long-time resident of Costa Rica, there are many occasions when I must visit San Jose. Mama's Place is my "Go To" restaurant for a day in the city. The food and service are always excellent. The waiters are speedy and extremely friendly. I...More

1  Thank mermade7
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I went to have lunch and it looks like if the food is very good and delicious, I ordered and my food looked very well but it tasted awfull

Thank ecma
Reviewed 3 August 2012

after 25 years presence, mamas's place stand still serving old fashion italian home made food, from excelent pasta to salmon raviolli........carbonara, pomodoro, and some other specials....price and size are remarkable....don'n miss at San Jose Costa Rica....1st avenue, and main street, bank district.

Thank marcopicado
Reviewed 16 February 2012

I go to this place a lot during lunchtime. Service is really fast, food is not fancy but good, they have arround 7 options for "plato del día". If you are at downtown and want affordable nice food, I recommend you to eat here

Thank rua17
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Nothing fancy but food is fresh and affordable. Quick service. Been there at lunch time only.

Thank Ginette L
Reviewed 22 September 2011

Now run by Barbara and Marco,Mamas Place is open 8 AM to 6 or 7 PM Monday through Saturday.Since downtown folds up after work, most people stop by between 1130 and 3.There is an extensive 7 page menu,but most clients opt for one of the...More

Thank Ted033
Reviewed 21 September 2010

This place is a gem in downtown San Jose. I guess because it's Italian owned that the menu is unique (honestly, I get tired of beans and rice with chicken or fish). My first visit I had a cup of seafood soup that came with...More

Thank RMF9
Reviewed 19 June 2010

It was the last night of the family's 10 day trip in Costa Rica and we were in downtown San Jose. My wife, our 25 year old son and I decided to try something different than the hotel restaurant. Found Mama's Place listed in the...More

Thank Habitater4Life
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Avienda | Barrio El Carmen, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
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