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Mare Nostrum

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Umaran 56, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 7420
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Squamish, Canada
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164 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this was just up the street from our house, so one night when we were tired we thought we would go here- Good call. We were the only people there at 8 pm, the lovely owner said it had been quiet, yet most nights there seems to be full tables. The pasta was delicious, obviously home made. Really good house... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Mare Nostrum is about five blocks from the city center and a quiet oasis from the noise of the city center. Great selection of Italian pasta, salads, and seafood with a respectable wine list as well as inexpensive house wines. Pasta made fresh daily. Small seating area with about eight tables with a few on a small courtyard - so... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We are here last night after a local, Maria Belen Nilson, gave it a very high recommendation. She was accurate- the thin crust pizza was very good and I really enjoyed my home made ravioli. The atmosphere is warm and charming and the service was attentive. We will be back.

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Slow food in Italy means quality in preparation. Enjoy some fine wine and pleasant conversation in the charming ambiance while waiting. Then, be prepared to zoom up to Dante's 7th heaven with each bite of your meal. She is a delightful, knowledgeable server. He is an outstanding, friendly Sardinian chef. They made this marvelous little jewel of a restaurant happen.... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We hadn't been back for some time and were looking forward to a great evening. Arriving a few minutes before our friends we prepared for a nice welcome. We were the only couple seated on the patio at that moment. The waitress was hurried and clearly distracted and unhappy at serving us the wine we ordered. We were surprised but... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

My wife and I have eaten at this Italian (the owner is from Sardinia) restaurant well over 50 times (we're expat residents of San Miguel) and we're never disappointed here. Fantastic pizza (I mean some of the best ever, anywhere), great hand made raviolis (try the duck), generous salads, and more. There are inside and outside parts of the restaurant,... More 

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Carrboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We were two moms and 4 kids exhausted from a day at Xote and miles of walking. They welcomed us, fed us delicious pizza, homemade pasta and salad (everything's disinfected). Highly recommend!

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Wonderful selection of whatever you feel like eating. Seafood, pasta, pizza. Nice setting. Lovely lady who gives great service.

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Our entire group was extremely impressed with the quality and wonderful variety of dishes. The entree "Perla" and other pasta choices were outstanding. This quiet family-owned restaurant will not disappoint.

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Crane Hill, Alabama, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Entering, we passed through a standard type dining room into a courtyard with a massive bar and about 4 tables.Many plants, including large ferns which made us nostalgic for the fern bars of the 70's/80's! The house wines wee fine: the bar was not completely stocked, but no matter for such a small place. We had3 different types of pasta:... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Umaran 56, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 7420
Description
Story in local newspaper, ATENCION,
http://www.atencionsanmiguel.org/archives/deco_2009_sep_25_eng.html

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