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Il Pastaio

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Rinconada, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
+52 954 110 0371
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Surprisingly good pizza, friendly staff and good service. I normally don't like pizza that much, but the pizza from Pastaio is something you look forward to.

Thank Leonard S
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Pasquale makes a melt-in-the-mouth pizza crust and your choice of delicious toppings. He also makes amazing pastries and I can't live without his bread. The personal service makes you feel at home.

Thank Jeloh
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We had a pizza at Il Pastaio one afternoon and it was the best we have ever had. The crust was beautiful and the veggies on it were creatively presented. Fabulous meal and I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank yostie
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

The tiramisu there is fantastic! Not the place for a good coffee since they don't have an espresso machine.. The food seemed to be cooked with love!

Thank Simon G
Duncan, Canada
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Don't be discouraged by the smallness of these bistro type restaurants in Carizalillo..there may only be room for 12 at some of them..but those tables fill up fast. Chef don Pasquale and wife Leda are from Milano, so Il Pastaio is authentic..not american-style servings. Try the ensalata caprese..with local Mexican cheese…with your own mixture of oil & vinegar dressing..do not... More 

Thank seeadler2
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We shared a Pizza, the chilli, olive oil and garlic pasta and the tomato salad between the three of us and each dish was great. We were pleased to get a taste of something different in the midst of our mexican vacation and very impressed with the quality. The owners were very friendly and I would definitely go out of... More 

Thank Sean C
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Visiting this restaurant is a MUST. Delicious pizza! As soon as we arrived, the owner, an Italian guy made us feel a little bit in Italy! He showed us the fresh pasta you can buy or the delicious pesto. The bruschetta's are simply the beat I've tried in Mexico!

Thank mariano_olmedo
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We bought some pasta and pizza dough to make at home from the chef at II Pastio, he didn't have quite enough pasta when we got there but he told us to come back in 30 minutes and had some fresh pasta made waiting for us. Everything was then carefully laid strand by strand into a takeaway container for us.... More 

Thank f44444444f
Panajachel, Guatemala
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We tried the pastries here and were very impressed, so we went back later to try their pasta. Everything here is made from scratch (including the noodles) and it shows. The pasta had such a fresh taste - I could honestly say that it was the best pasta I have ever had! We tried the fettucine with fresh tomato sauce... More 

Thank KathleenKumi
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Looking for a great Italian meal? Ambiance a Italia? Traditional Italian Food? Cooked/Baked and served with passion and love for food, people (YOU), service and care... GO THERE

Thank Fickydog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rinconada, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: +52 954 110 0371

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