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Chicken Joe's

Main Road | Accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 2640 1110
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“yucca fries” (34 reviews)
“chicken” (184 reviews)
“ceviche” (38 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Main Road | Accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We went early, and really enjoyed the chicken tacos and the fish tacos equally. The surprising standout was the shrimp tacos. They were so good we ordered more. Definitely try the local soft drink - it was very special, and we didn't see it anywhere...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Familywingerup
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Fresh and simple, good shrimps and fish tacos. No beer but good local soft drink. Very nice service (from the owner?)

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank aakermark
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A Chicken Joe that's empty for chicken?!? :D They have lots of other good options as well! The veggie-taco is really good! And if they don't have more wine left - bring your own :) Good atmosphere!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Silje M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I had the best homemade lemonade I ever had here but the food was just ok.... fish tacos tasted way to fishy and the chicken was tender but not super flavorful.... service was super slow but then again it’s Costa Rica!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank tbsmile
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Favorite ceviche in Santa Teresa- actually anywhere! Cash only. Super delicious fish tacos and the homemade hot sauce is amazing!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank tree0517
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The food is amazing and the staff very nice. We went for lunch. The food was so good, that we came back for dinner. We had several Veggie Tacos. The best Fish Ceviche (peruvian style) ever and a great beef dish (Lomo Saltado). Congratulation!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Leo A
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Great place to eat fresh food and excellent craft beers. Bit expensive for what you get but worth it. Average setting on main road. Owner and staff very nice.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Greg C
Reviewed 23 February 2018

When something gets this many rave reviews, if you're a skeptic like me, you assume it's overrated. I assumed it was overrated. It is definitely not overrated. The ceviche was red snapper, and it was incredible. By far the best ceviche we had on this...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AlliejKruse
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Speaks English, handmade food. Fish tacos were the best! Excellent service, busy place. The owner is very friendly and we really enjoyed taking to him. He gave us tips on things to do and really made us feel welcomed. Loved it!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ChrisbMn
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Delicious Chicken dishes and great craft beer on tap. Go early though as they have run out of chicken on many occasions and will try to convince you to get the fish taco's!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jasonnepean
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Questions & Answers
7 September 2018|
Response from Konachicks | Reviewed this property |
Says closed for the month of October, but reopens after season
7 September 2018|
Response from tranquiloleo |
Yes they are closed until Mid November.
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 1110
Relaxed beach food restaurant serving rotisserie chicken ,tacos ,ceviche and other items with a Peruvian flare .
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