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La Trocha

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
+506 2446 0533
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet mignon” (31 reviews)
“sea bass” (19 reviews)
“shrimp” (16 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a great steak or seafood with Frank's wonderful sauce,La Trocha is the place to go. Entrees are delicious without the sauce, but the sauce adds even more flavor. . Frank, the chef and owner, provides a superb dining experience.

Thank mmason2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love their steaks! The filet minion is delicious. It is tender and juicy and the sauce they put on it is out of this world. If you want a really good steak cooked to order this is the place to go! They will do it...More

Thank Augusto A
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Can't wait to return with Mike and Joni in December. The food and service are outstanding . It's quiet and cool and you have tie to dine leisurely

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

It is a definite must try if you visit Costa Rica, Food was outstanding! Frank is the only chef and server so its a great place if you are not in a rush. One can tell he takes pride on his food. Very gratious and...More

Thank Carlos F
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Needed a place to stop on our way to Manuel Antonio from Alejuela. So glad we found this place. Perfectly situated in a quiet residential neighborhood no evidence of tour buses in site. The owner greeted us, asked us about our preferences and proceeded to...More

Thank mabellaMiami_Fl_
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We ate here multiple times on our vacation. The cook/owner takes great pride in his product. He did not speak english, but made sure that we were all happy and enjoyed our food. Everything was incredibly fresh and flavorful. My favorite dish was the jalapeño...More

Thank jamiegcampbell
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Went to La Trocha tonight. Portions were large and everything tasted fantastic. It is very good value and fun atmosphere. Frank the owner/chef came to our table and made sure everything was good. He invited us back for breakfast and we will be there.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

La Trocha came recommended by our host we were renting a house from in Atenas, as it is his "favorite restaurant in the area". I can definitely see why! Frank, the owner, is really friendly and came out to introduce himself, and suggested the dishes...More

Thank sokababe04
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Home cooked, La Trocha sauce is a must try, both meat and fish taste well, The wine was "comme ci comme ca".

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and beautiful restaurant but keep a close eye on the bill. They took advantage of us still struggling to work out the currency and over charged by almost double. Our fault for not confirming what all the chicken scratch on the bill was,...More

Thank Joanne P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2446 0533
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