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Latin, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
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San Rafael de Heredia | 4 kms al norte de San Rafael de Heredia, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
+506 2267 7406
08:00 - 08:00
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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food is delicious, a bit pricy for "Typical Casados". Casados is a typical dish that includes, rice, beans, salad, a protein to choose from chicken, fish, pork or stake, and picadillo. The service was okay even though the place was packed. I think the place need a little bit of love, some minor remodelling including paint.

Thank Pillyhg
Salem, Oregon
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I live abt 1/2 mile down the hill from this restaurant, so often visit for meals with guests. The family owned restaurant is very accommodating to customized requests and downsizing or upsizing their platters. The food is typical; not great but also not bad and gives you a good sense of what a Tico eats. The "creek" down the middle... More 

Thank bidneslady
San Jose, Costa Rica
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

This place is a tourist trap for us naive ticos. It is a place full of Costa Rican memorabilia, however the dishes are generic and you may end up spending 20 dollars per dish, try your luck elsewhere.

1 Thank Pablo B
San Jose, Costa Rica
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231 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

The food was really good while the smoothies were impressive. The place is quite big so you don't need a reservation. There are some nice antiques room just for you to have a little walk once you are done with your meal. I am not giving it a 5 star rating as the antique objects were pretty dusty.

Thank corina0210
Maplewood, New Jersey
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

I recently visited my team in Costa Rica, and they wanted to bring me to dinner at an authentic CR place, not a chain or overly commercial place. They chose Anoranzas, and I was so glad they did. To be honest, if I didn't visit with locals, I might have been nervous about going here ... it is pretty far... More 

Thank Chuck419
Poznan, Poland
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89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

A quite big restaurant located in the uphill part of Heredia is mostly characterized by its museum-like collection of old radios, sewing machines, typers etc. and a pretty nice view. It also has a large playground and huge tables for bigger gatherings.

Thank LorrainPoznan
Costa Rica, MS
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

We have wait around an hour to get our lunch this is ridiculous we are starving and he asked and the waitress have not tell us anything// hemos esperado una hora para q nos traigan la comida y se ah demorado mucho

Thank Sperlaza
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

I've lived in CR for 10 years and this is my favourite restaurant. Delicious authentic Tico food and an amazing view of San Jose and the airport in the distance. My kids love it too cause there are a million things to look at and also a playground for them to work up an appetite. Prices also quite reasonable.

Thank Tesolguy
Heredia, Costa Rica
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

Just went to this restaurant a couple days ago. I thought it was charming, with mosaic floors, plants everywhere, and lots of touches of "days gone by." Like old newspaper articles on the table, a "museum" with old stuff, like old typewriters, t.v.'s, etc. And then the service was great, the food was great, and the view was beautiful. The... More 

Thank Casey M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Rafael de Heredia | 4 kms al norte de San Rafael de Heredia, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Heredia
  • Phone Number: +506 2267 7406

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