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Magna Magna

Calle Lazaro Cardenas 450 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 3881
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“gnocchi” (8 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Lazaro Cardenas 450 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 March 2013

I was driving to the mercado when I noticed the awning for Magna Magna. It used to be a rib joint so I pulled over to check out what was now up those stairs that lead up from the street to the second floor. It...More

1  Thank Steveg1000
Reviewed 9 March 2013

We had a reservation for 8 but probably did not need it the night we went. We were seated immediately. Water and bread to the table. The waiter tried to explain the menu and our questions. We thought he did a great job, but, he...More

2  Thank Computernana
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Last year when my wife and I became aware of Magna Magna the owner was getting ready to move to a new location. This year we found him at 452 Lazaro Cardenas on the second floor with a wonderful view of the neighborhood. As it...More

Thank Seniorboy
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We are in Puerto Vallarta for a couple of months every winter and one of our favourites is Lucas' Magna Magna. As the plaque on the wall says "La vita et tropo breve per mangiera e bere male". Magna Magna is off the beaten path...More

1  Thank ProudNonni
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Good value for honest fare. I have read some mixed reviews on this restaurant, our experience was quite positive. We went for lunch with another couple this week - 70 pesos per person gets you choice of a main, a salad & a beer or...More

3  Thank DF58
Reviewed 26 January 2013

I can't really see how this retardant gets the reviews it does. There is not much to recommend it. The food was mediocre at best. The Fantasy salad is pretty much cole slaw with cucumbers and tomatoes. We had the spaghetti with meat balls and...More

2  Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 23 January 2013

My husband and I spend each winter in Puerto Vallarta. We stopped in at "Magna Magna" for dinner tonight. I am not sure how this restaurant could have received such good reviews? The service was slow, the food was very poor. My husband had the...More

1  Thank Beema
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Great food! Great atmosphere! Great service! My wife and myself are always on the lookout for good food at a reasonable price and Magna Magna certainly worked for us. The owner/chef/waiter provided friendly prompt service and genuine Italian Cuisine. We can't wait to head back...More

1  Thank jacob w
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We enjoyed our lunch but weren't overly impressed with the food, which makes it hard for us to return as there are many wonderful restaurants on the bay. We no longer live near the restaurant so it would have to earn a WOW for us...More

1  Thank Ec328888
Reviewed 5 January 2013

About twenty of us descended on Magna Magna on 4th January and the staff were almost overwhelmed. But we knew it would happen and so were quite prepared to spend a leisurely evening in a pleasant atmosphere and to enjoy excellent food. I ordered shrimps...More

2  Thank John W
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Calle Lazaro Cardenas 450 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 3881
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