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al chile viola

Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0433
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (39 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (20 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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51 - 60 of 245 reviews

Reviewed 21 January 2017

although it's getting a little pricey, the food here is fresh and tasty. Seafood fares better than the pasta, truth be told, even though their specialty is pasta. Good, live, music most nights, and now they take credit cards (they didn't do so two years...More

Thank mortirolo
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Thank you Luz for more fabulous meals during the holidays. All excellent and great spending the evenings with you all.

Thank smayfein
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Beautifully made, well thought out, varied food. Wonderfully presented. The octopus was other worldly. The bread as a pre-starter was super moreish! Great service. Would highly recommend.

Thank Lex D
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal - the tuna tartare was particularly good! It's a busy restaurant with a laid back vibe and a great menu. Go!

Thank UKAnnaP
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended by the locals we quizzed and they were absolutely right. Our group of 6 had a fantastic final dinner in Santa Teresa of pasta and their nightly specials. Our waiter was superb as were all of the dishes we sampled!

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Chile Viola is a wonderful low-key family-run restaurant. We enjoyed our pasta dishes and the pear salad. Prices are resonable and the service was friendly. It's a little further away from Santa Teresa (closer to Hermosa), but easy to find.

Thank wayansd
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Try the pasta, they are really good. You will be able to find a huge variety of different specialities. Fish is good and the chicken is also a must. Ask to be on the upper terasse, you will avoid being too close of the road.

Thank Franck P
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ended up at Al Chile Viola due to all the outstanding Tripadvisor reviews. We have both lived in Italy and we were craving some good homemade pasta and delicious Italian food. Alas, it was just OK. As a starter we had...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Interesting menu, modern cuisine, great quality ingredients and good service by owners. I had the carpaccio which was excellent. Wine choices also quite good.

Thank isalondon2016
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We have been regulars in Santa Teresa for four years. This restaurant has always been on our list of places to go. However at this time we found the experience a little underwhelming. The tuna tartare we ordered was very oily. The tuna carpaccio on...More

Thank michaelh10013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0433
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Description
Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.
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