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La Vita e Bella

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$$ - $$$
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From the Parque Morazan, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
(505) 772-5476
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Milton, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hostess at our hotel recommended this as a great place for a nice meal. Fortunately she gave us good directions as the TripAdvisor suggestion of 12 miles away was about 11.6 miles off. The restaurant was very comfortable and the staff was friendly (albeit somewhat unavailable for additional assistance). Our food arrived fast and was generally quite good. Not... More 

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320 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The spaghetti I had was tasteless and I am surprised because the owner is Italian. There was a cat that was ill and hungry hanging around which was really unhygienic. I love cats but she was sick they should have taken her to a vet. I did not enjoy my meal because of that. There was a good band playing... More 

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Thank Tl D
New York
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108 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just behind the Hotel Buena Oanda - from the hotel go towards the Cathedral first right then first right onto a half street/laneway. Pizza cooked in a brick oven, thin crust and delicious. Many Italian pasta choices also. Mostly crowded in the evenings which is always a good sign.

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Thank worldwoman
Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pizzas and good service and super reasonable prices! Only two complaints...1.Don't order the lasagne on the day after they've been closed...it was super dry and rather bland...think it was the last of the previous weeks' batch. 2. Sit in the front of the restaurant...the back had a rather bad smell the night we were there.

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Thank 2RoamingGnomies
Esteli, Nicaragua
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Delicious meal at an absurdly low price. Only problem was finding the restaurant. Until you're at the front door you'll think you're walking down a dark alley. Using a taxi to get there makes sense.

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Thank NTLESQ
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great pizza. Great ravioli. Great lasagna. Great salad. Great service Great location. We ate here everyday for over a week Great prices.

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Thank Russell H
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Good atmosphere and pizza to die for. Usually not even a great fan of pizza but this was really good.

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Thank m0therg00se
Managua, Nicaragua
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A nice Italian restaurant hidden in an alley near the center. Good service, nice menu, good food. The pizza is recommended.

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Thank clwoodring
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and aesthetic Fast and friendly service We ordered the Pasta Vitabella (140) and Grande Pizza Chanchona (240) and got it in 7 minutes Al dente spaghetti with a lot of sauce and Thin crust, balanced cheese, but personally too little sauce pizza Come here if you want quick, cheap, delicious Italian dishes.

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Thank Gabriel L
Sofia, Bulgaria
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Run by a friendly Italian guy who makes delicious pizzas which are quite well priced too. Nice after a morning hike!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: From the Parque Morazan, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Matagalpa Department  >  Matagalpa
  • Phone Number: (505) 772-5476

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