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Calle 9, San Jose 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2221 1369
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Calle 9, San Jose 00000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch to eat some local cuisine and grab a beer after the National Museum. Right on the pedestrian avenue. Friendly wait staff and simple food choices. Had the casada, one with bisteak and one with chicken. The grilled chicken was unfortunately a bit...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really great place to eat. Grilled chicken was amazing. Service was fast and you can see food being cooked. Recommend grilled chicken.

Thank RobSCFC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bit of a hole in the wall. They aren't rushing to clean off the tables after diners leave but I loved the authenticity. Extra star for being open late and taking american $ and patiently answering all my dumb questions on how food is prepared.

Thank here&there
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on New Year's Day. Went into the restaurant and was greeted with "Hola Chino." For those of you that don't know, that means, "Hi Chinese." Then when I complained to the boss lady, she smiled and tried to change the topic. Don't support...More

2  Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around for over 100 years and so you would expect and get simple but delicious local fare. The Restaraunt is small and can hold 20 in tightly set tables. We had a Casado with beef and one with chicken. All Casadas(...More

Thank Samosababa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate at this restaurant because it was the closest place to my hotel and I wanted some authentic food. I chose the casado which was good and the portion was sizeable. The service was fine and the place has a nice old feel to...More

Thank bex76
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Needed a quick bite for lunch when I'm downtown San Jose. This place has a homey feel and was all decorated with quaint tablecloths and garlands for the holidays. Arroz con pollo served hot and was delicious! We were in an out in less than...More

Thank Summer Rose S
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

For the food you’re getting, it is overpriced. Check out the sodas in the central market for more reasonable prices.

Thank Kendrick B
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and came here for lunch in early December. I had a Cassado ate with Carne end Salsa and it was great. They also gave us a little jar of fresh made Chile, which which was sort of a pickle like mixture of minced...More

Thank Vongof70
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We had a quick and easy lunch here in San Jose. I'm not sure it's a truly authentic Soda as it us right on the main high street but the Casado was very tasty and it wasn't expensive either overall a good place if you...More

Thank Peter S
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12 April 2017|
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Response from Lara S | Reviewed this property |
The service was perfectly fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 9, San Jose 00000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 1369
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