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“Great steak ... staff not so friendly”
Review of Nene's Restaurant

Nene's Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Costa Rican, International
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The restaurant is cozy and if it hadn't been for the service it would have been great. My husband and I had ceviche as a starter and we both had steak as a main dish. Both were perfectly prepared. We stayed away from the fish as a friend recommended. The "specials" don't come with prices so be aware, they are quite expensive. Our server was not at all friendly, but we managed to get through our dinner.

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Thank Carla G
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Restaurante N, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nene's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for the feedback, it help us to improve things. We hope you to visit us again

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Food and atmosphere were nice. I don't agree with comments indicating locals frequent it. Full of tourists arriving in large vans. We were interested in the special and asked how large it was because we were thinking about sharing one for two people. Waiter indicated the steak was smallish and there would be three shrimp, so we ordered two. The platter that came out was enormous and we had way too much food each. We also should have asked about the price because it was double the price of anything else on the menu. Mixed feelings, it was delicious, but upset they sold us on two portions when clearly we would only be able to eat one. We ordered dessert elsewhere.

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Thank matthewbI7794KI
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Restaurante N, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nene's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you very much

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We asked our local taxi driver where he recommended to eat, and it was Nene's so we had him drop us off there. The staff was great! We ordered the specials, a ribeye with prawns and ribs. The portions were very large and the ribs were good, but the ribeyes were excellent. If you order the specials you will want to ask the price as the specials were off menu and quite a bit more expensive then menu items.

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Thank Ga2r111
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Restaurante N, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nene's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Glad to hear that you have liked Restaurante Nenes. Thank you

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

When in La Fortuna, my husband and I ate here for our anniversary and it was delicious! He had peppered steak and I had grilled chicken. Great option for some local flavors in a small town restaurant atmosphere. Great service too!

Thank cortnol
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Restaurante N, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nene's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

You are great!

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This restaurant is easy to find, and our tour guide recommended it. He did say that, as it is on the expensive side, he only goes for the ceviche or to treat himself to a steak once in a while.
We enjoyed the ceviche; since we don't eat meat, I ordered the fish special, and my husband had a vegan dish. Both were terrible. We asked someone who had been on the tour with us how the steak was, and he said it was good. Still, if I go back I will follow the advice of my travel agent and go to Tierra Mia

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Thank Daniele B
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Restaurante N, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nene's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you

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