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La Esquina de Buenos Aires

Calle 11 Av corner 4 | Detras DE LA Iglesia DE LA Soledad, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2223 1909
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (220 reviews)
“empanadas” (54 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Soups, South American
$$ - $$$
Calle 11 Av corner 4 | Detras DE LA Iglesia DE LA Soledad, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here a dozen times each better than the last. Traveled with friends from the states. They could not believe how great the food is. If you like sangria the best I have ever had ! Reservations a must. The please is always...More

Thank choppa65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always busy at dinner. Reservations recommended if more than a group of 2. Long menu specializing in meat but alos a lot of pasta and seafood. Great for people watching. In downtown San Jose.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a really cozy restaurant in downtown San Jose, nice decoration, walls filled with pictures of famous characters and old signs, when it comes to the food, it's an excellent choice for meat lovers, I don't eat red meat, but my friends loved the steaks...More

Thank omarmonqui
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambience, the people who greeted you and serve you, the Argentinian style food is what you need when you are out of Buenos Aires. I really recommended.

Thank Hannia J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here many times. They never fail me. Wine list to the stakes. Always done right always amazing.

Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional seamless service. And as my husband said, 'the best steak he has ever had.' We were full bit ordered the chocolate pudding between 3 of us. It was very big and to die for. Considering we were full we were fighting over it. Lovely...More

Thank thethreestevens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in San Jose looking for a local restaurant with a true argentinian grill ambience and food. This is a great option. Is not fancy, but has a lot of local flavor. The food is really good. The service is fast and clean....More

Thank Luis H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Steak House drips San Francisco/New York old school cool...I had carpaccio as an appetizer and a small steak (with potatoes and salad) for a main. Unreal! Ambiance extraordinaire. Service beyond the pale. I celebrated my 60th birthday there (for lunch). Reservations a MUST...This is...More

Thank kentwallace
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Very busy place, but they were nice enough to accomodate us without a reservation, but I would not recommend risking it! Service was impeccable, food was pretty good, and the wine list and our selection was STUNNING. Highly recommend!

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I have ate here many times over the last 10 years, always great , our favorite place to dine in San Jose !

Thank andrew b
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11 December 2016|
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Response from ThePenguinsUSAES | Reviewed this property |
You could always show up as the have a nice bar to get drinks at if you had to wait for a table
4 November 2016|
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Response from BBinSEA | Reviewed this property |
I suggest writing the restaurant directly with your question. You'll find their email address under the 'Cotacto' tab on their website.
everardo a
18 January 2016|
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Response from everardo a | Reviewed this property |
thank you all for the responds ,when i mention proective i meant like they know what to watch out for..like they know the area or the bad people thats what i meant to say.. also why do people say this is not argentenian food?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11 Av corner 4 | Detras DE LA Iglesia DE LA Soledad, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2223 1909
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