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Km. North, 600 West of the church 3, San Rafael 40501, Costa Rica
+506 2267 6683
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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“amazing views” (2 reviews)
“heredia” (4 reviews)
“night” (9 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean
Km. North, 600 West of the church 3, San Rafael 40501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently attended a Wedding and Reception at this restaurant and thought that the whole experience was very good. The wedding took place in the woods near the restaurant. The reception in the restaurant proper and the central focus was on the deck. Unfortunately, it...More

Thank Yankeerev
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I used to come here in the past years, but now is a total disaster... We came with a group from our company in Costa Rica, and our manager offered to pay using her corporate credit card. After several tries, the waitress tells us their...More

Thank Esteban M
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I treated one of my employees and his wife to dinner here to celebrate a recent professional certification he obtained. The drive from the Marriott Hotel in Heredia to this restaurant was both challenging and scenic. Be forewarned that all roads to the restaurant are...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I visit this place with my girlfriend; service, decoration and view was perfect, but the food was not good at all, I mean not even the Hummus was good, I have tried better ones from the supermarket. We order some appetizers which weren't that bad...More

Thank Jtz16
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I went with my family and the food took forever, hamburguer was very bad and humus unflavored and extra spicy (specially for children). Didn't follow instructions as requested (like no onion for the burguer) ... Anyways, won't be back ...

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I went here with a friend for Valentine's... Atmosphere was great, live music, menus were spot on and the view was AMAZING!!!

Thank María José M
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We got a couple dishes with clearly rotten Meat, the "chef's" excuse was that theu use a beer to Cook the Meat ans it gives it a certain smell, clearly a lie.. Few team members got sick afterwards...

Thank Jafet C
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We got there at 2 or 3pm, the place was empty, there was another table and us. It took forever, more than 30 mins for a very non complex food, hummus or so. We left after we ran out of patience. The place is amazingly...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I believe that this restaurant still exists only because of the beautiful view and the nice way in which it is decorated, BECAUSE.... 1) The prices were ridiculous - for example, $24 for a cheese plate 2) The service was not only INCREDIBLY slow even...More

Thank Susanna B
Reviewed 29 January 2016

For several years I heard about how this was "The Lebanese" restaurant with a super view to go to in Costa Rica. Finally, I went to see what all the fuss was about...and left with a huge disappointment. When we arrived, there was a table...More

Thank laurence_baird
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Average prices
USD 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km. North, 600 West of the church 3, San Rafael 40501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +506 2267 6683
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Baalbek is the place you'd like to visit & enjoy if you are looking to spend quality time with your family & friends, and a "must" place to enjoy a very romantic time with your couple.We are open every day from 11 am to 12mn from S-Th and 11am to 1am from F-S. We offer Belly Dance show every Friday and Live Music on Saturdays. Check our website for more special events info! We hope to serve you very soon!!!
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