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Chicken Joe's

Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“yucca fries” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (146 reviews)
“tacos” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Central American
Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Both last year and this year, I’ve come to ST for about a month with my toddler daughter and Chicken Joes is one of our regular stops—we probably go 3-4 times a week. Casual, laid back, close to everything, amazing fish tacos and an incredibly...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love Surfs up, and Chicken Joe, so we opted to take the family to Chicken Joe's for dinner. I ordered the fish tacos, the rest of the family ordered chicken...WOW!!! My fish taco dinner was so amazing, I order these whenever I can (Texas,...More

Thank shawn c
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food. Prices are good. The Peruvian ceviche and the chicken are amazing! Excellent service, thanks Oscar.

Thank DaViGamVi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and a good selection for a small place. If you like Peruvian chicken, this is your place.....watch the hot sauce:)

Thank GlobalJones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went twice to experience Chicken Joes chicken but both times, no chicken. Service was also all over the place, nice people but overwhelmed when it wasn’t that busy. Fish was good though!

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every year and it never fails. Chicken is to die for. This time we caught some mahi mahi and brought it to billy who turned it into a delightful ceviche. Will go back many times.

Thank michaelh10013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken was so roasted to perfection and the service was exceptional. Great value for money. The hot sauce does sneak up on you so careful!

Thank amyandandrew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course, the chicken and fish tacos absolutely live up to all the excellent reviews. The special hot sauce is worth bringing back. I will miss Oscar's exceptional Pisco sour and my husband wishes he could have more of the amazing passion fruit cheesecake, homemade...More

Thank isabellefc2016
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We went there because it looks very inviting. Once you get to know, Oscar, his crew and the delicious food they serve, it is hard Rock go somewhere else. We have been there 4 times in one week, it was always a pleasure. Our favourite...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We ate lunch here late in our trip and I wish I had found this place sooner. Don't let Chicken in the name fool you. They have excellent fish dishes too. And the food presentation for some of the dishes ...rivaled what a sit down...More

Thank ddld_fun
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Questions & Answers
9 January 2018|
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Response from William C | Property representative |
The restaurant is closed in October but I may be able to help you depending on our travel schedule .Billy
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Donald W
10 February 2015|
Response from William C | Property representative |
12 to 9 pm every day but tuesdays . Hope to see you soon , Billy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
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