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Don Yayo Chicharonerra

$$ - $$$, , Latin
Los Angeles de Atenas, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
+506 2446 5901
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good57%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicharrones” (8 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (2 reviews)
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Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Bar
$$ - $$$
Los Angeles de Atenas, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

“Pub Grub”! Moderately priced. But I don’t think the main attraction is the food, as they offer a number of pretty good craft type beers, at least according to my friend who is a bit of a beer aficianado. I Don’t drink malt grain beverages...More

Thank MichiganZumbido
Reviewed 3 January 2018

As an owner of an Irish pub and restaurant I feel I have a fairly critical eye when I go into a food establishment. I normally can get a feel within five minutes of whether or not I am going to be disappointed. Immediately when...More

Thank mjennings965
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Don Yayo was recommended by the owner of our Atenas B&B. A high-ceiling dining room attached to a friendly bar, this was a great find. If you like pork, you'll really love Don Yayo's, but there are many other choices. I had the calamari and...More

Thank RoverWise
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everything was excellent. The service, the quality of the meat, absolutely everything was amazing! I've been a couple of times with my wife and her family and everytime it has been perfect. And the prices are very very low for the quality and quantity of...More

Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The chifrijo boca is very good and filling. There is some fat there( maybe to be expected?). And they were about 5$ each. The grilled chicken with rice and vegetables was average- nothing particularly stood out about that dish. And that was about 9$. A...More

Thank CBY56
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My first time here. Recommend be friends it is by far the best chifrijo I have eat here in Costa Rica They serve 3 different sizes. I pick the large one!

Thank peybonsai
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

You can't miss this restaurant on the side of the road coming into town -it will be one of the few that is well lit and has people in it. My husband had pork with plantains, beans and rice which was phenomenal. I had a...More

Thank Cydney M
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Tasty and delicious typical Costa Rican food is restaurant and bar only little problem will be the parking because is very limited and over the main road

Thank Gabriel_Jimenez
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We really enjoyed having dinner and in fact came back a second time during our trip. Great local costa rican dishes. During one meal however there was an additional entree on our bill. It was quickly removed when I pointed it out, but I'm skeptical...More

Thank aritchie45
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Don Yayo offers really good chicharrones and the ambience is good. This is a bar with good bar food.

Thank Gdo_Castillo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Angeles de Atenas, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2446 5901
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