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“Awesome Italian restaurant”
Review of Alessandro

Alessandro
Ranked #1 of 30 Restaurants in Mazunte
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Fusion
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

What an unexpected surprise in hidden away Mazunte, Mexico. This very small Italian restaurant was excellent with their homemade pasta, incredible salads and pretty good wine. Not really something you'd expect in Mazunte. Since it's a very small restaurant, a reservation might be in order.

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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We were once again delighted with the food, specially the zucchino appetizer and the fish as appetizer. The fresca pasta with gorgonzola cheese was amazing. The service was very good and people were smiling!

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Reviewed 15 February 2016

Passionate Italian chef. Food very good. Had steak with Gorgonzola done precisely as we asked. Very fresh salad. Casual but much too dark and airless on a very hot night. Could hardly see what we were eating. Visual appreciation is big part of enjoying a meal for us. Great quick service even though full house, many of whom we guessed as regulars. House wine was very good, better than average. Make reservations. Only open on certain days of the week.

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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

The reviews of are a bit over the top. This is not some world class eatery. The service is a disorganized train reck. There just isn't much else in mazunte. Take a short taxi ride to zipolite and you can find at least three way better places for Italian, pasta and char-grilled meats. They do make fresh pasta. That's always good. Most places round here do. But, here they only make one kind, so you have no choice. Makes it easy for them I guess. The sauces were not bad, a bit to garlicky. There were no leafy green salads, but there was one zucchini salad with parmesan and nuts that could pass for a green salad. The space is hot and there are no fans or much of way for the breeze to get through.

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alemazunte, Proprietario at Alessandro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016
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Mi scuso per il cattivo servizio, ed l’unica veritá di questa recensione. Quel giorno avevo due nuovi ragazzi in prova in sala e hanno causato vari problemi. Questo probabilmente ha generato il vostro malumore. Comunque, se aveste fatto un giro con la testa, avreste notato che davanti a me,a 5 mt, c’è un ristorante cinese, molto buono, (a zipolite non ci sono); dietro a me, sempre a 5 mt. Un ristorante francese,molto buono pure lui( ce ne sono in zipolite?); a dx, un ristorante di fish taco, a sx, un altro ristorante, una pizzeria italiana migliore di quelle di zipolite, un’altra pizzera messicana ed altri 4 ristoranti sempre nell’arco di 50 mt., per cui, non solo proprio l'unica opzione di mazunte anzi se vede la classifica di tripadvisor, scoprirá che ci sono molti ristoranti: E si, conosco bene i ristoranti italiani di zipolite perche sono tutti miei buoni clienti. Per quanto riguarda la cucina, io non faccio solo pasta fresca, faccio tutto fresco ogni giorno, dal pane, alla pasta, ai dolci etc. etc.. la mia scelta di pasta è non solo tagliatelle, ma pure spaghetti, gnocchi di patate e risotto. Non ho insalate nel menu, per varie ragioni, ma non ci sono, per cui difficile criticare quel che non si mangia.
La pasta era garlicky? Se lei sceglie una pasta con aglio crudo, facile sia garlicky, come la pasta 4 formaggi sarebbe cheesy , quella di pesce, fishy, etc. etc…
Il locale caldo e senza ventilatori? Il ristorante è all’aperto ed il tavolo vostro era in zona senza nemmeno un tetto, siamo in inverno ma siamo in clima subtropicale. Tutti gli altri clienti in questi giorni hanno quasi avuto tutti fresco.
Per finire, mi dispiace che la sua esperienza nel mio ristorante sia stata negativa, se vorrá darci un’altra possibilitá, non troverá nessuno dei camerieri della volta scorsa, come non trovera insalate classiche, ma piatti sempre nuovi e cucinati con una vera passione, sperimentazione, sacrificio e soprattutto professionaltá ed Amore.
Comunque, pensare che le recensioni degli altri clienti sono sbagliate mentre la sua è quella giusta suona un pó presuntuoso, non trova?

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Had gorgonzola salad and spaghetti bologneise. Service was superb (quick and kind).
Salad was superb and the bolognaise was very good (excellent pasta, good sauce). Portions are generate! Appetizers could be priced little bit more reasonably.

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