We passed by the restaurant on the way back to San Jose airport, and did not regret having to brave the traffic of Alajuela. The food was amazing!!! The prices are low too and the owner (I think) even helped us work out how to...More
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Jalapenos Central is a small informal restaurant in Alajuela. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food was tasty.
Tortilla soup I can only dream of re-creating. We went to Jalapeños on a recommendation from our hotelier and we were not disappointed! Small, cozy place, staff very friendly.
We ordered the plantain dish off the "other" menu, which we thought to be more authentic Costa Rican. We found it to be very good, with guacamole, refried beans, salsa, with various options. Total for three people, with drinks, was under 16;000 colonnes.
Always on the lookout for delicious Mexican food, I was stoked to find Jalapeños in Alajuela. Inexpensive and authentic tasting tacos with refried beans and mexi rice were just what I needed. The homemade hot sauce was perfecto. Desserts were a surprise bonus! We tried...More
Had the vegetable quesadilla lunch deal. The beans, rice and guacamole were the best bit (and were very good indeed!) whereas the veggies in the quesadilla were overly drenched in oil. Nice passion fruit juice thrown in - and so overall fine and inexpensive
A lot of amazing food. This is the best Mexican I have ever eaten. The creative dishes and the excellent fresh food is worth a visit. Easy to find but parking is hard to get. Take a taxi or Uber. then walk around town after...More
Over-lit flourescent lighting in a lunchenette atmosphere. Poor quality food - chicken poorly cooked and fish was simply awful