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Mauricio's San Juan Pizzeria

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Calle de la Bolsa, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We ordered 10 pizzas for dinner. This was perfect for feeding us and all the kids. Pizza was great and kept us from treking into tow for the night.

Thank Christopher G
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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164 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Every time we're in SJdS, we are sure to plan a meal at Mauricio's. We absolutely love the authentic Italian pizzas and pastas (the ravioli is our all-time favorite) served up at very reasonable prices considering the quality and quantity you receive. Thanks for a terrific dinner on our 10-year wedding anniversary! We'll be back...

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

I love this restaurant and Mauricio himself! Flavors that remind me of my travels in Italy and my love for pizza can be enjoyed in my favorite surf town in this world! Super grateful for this authentic Italian experience when I´m tired of beans and rice. All dishes are created with quality ingredients made by Nicaraguans working side by side... More 

Thank SeekingSantosha
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

This place has amazing pizza! I was impressed. There are probably 20 different types of pizza and pasta. You can also make your own. You also get a huge pizza for a great price.

Thank Mari M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Really good food, nice to have a change from some of the sorry excuses for pizza you can receive elsewhere in Nicaragua. Quick service also and friendly enough staff

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Do not be put off by this tiny hole in the wall of a restaurant. The GM of our hotel recommended it to us and said it was the best Italian restaurant in SJdS. He was incorrect, because as far as quality of food , authenticity, and taste, I would say it was better than most Italian restaurants in Los... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Busy, busy on Sunday night. Everyone having fun n. Mauricio runs a great place. Very good thin crust pizza. Fresh assortment of ingredients. Reminded us of Italy. Did not try pasta but hear it's good. Will definitely go back next trip.

Thank Donald C
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I am a huge pizza lover and this place used to be one of the best, not because their pizza is that good, but because there just wasn't any real awesome pizza in San Juan... but there is a new place in town near the market (I won't name them here) that is now no.1 in my books! Mauricio's is... More 

Thank PunkR0ckGirl
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

At first I thought it was a dump, then I saw - and tasted - the pizza. Among the best pizza ever. Good authentic Italian style with tasty ingredients. Service was quick and friendly. Price was very reasonable and fair. The owner was also on site making sure things were done right. Highly recommended.

Thank diputado99
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Urning for my pizza fix an my wife her big salad we heard this was top 1 or 2 in SJDS. I got basically a meat lovers pie and made quick work of it - fantastic. My wife enjoyed her salad though mostly iceberg lettuce. We understand that Maurizio makes his own pasta dishes and next time must simply ask... More 

Thank Paul S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de la Bolsa, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur

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