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Plaza Itskatzu, Escazu/Plaza Antares, San Pedro, San Jose 10, Costa Rica
+506 2588 2318
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I strongly recommend visiting Chancay. The Tiradito de Chancay and Marlin Ceviche were delicious. Miguel, our server, was the definition of great customer service.

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Thornton, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Everything was okay. Nothing really stood out (service, food, atmosphere). Probably won't return if I stay at the Courtyard again when I'm back here for another business trip.

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Thank mamreilly
Toronto, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This little restaurant has become a regular stop on my Costa Rican itinerary. I have never been disappointed in the quality of food and its presentation. I happily recommend CHANCAY TO THOSE WHO ENJOY A HAPPY LOCATION with a bit of customer noise.

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Thank Martha B
Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Had an awesome Spinach Pasta with chicken. My daughter loved their tomato soup even asked for more! Thank you

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit. I ate here two years ago. The service is excellent; they have a large menu; the food is all amazing and the drinks are great. I recommend the trilogy ceviche and the chichironne sea bass. You will not be disappointed.

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Paris, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

OMG The Parijuana-Peruvian Seafood Soup was the absolute BEST EVER. So delicious that we Ate the soup two times in 3 nights😊😊 Also the mussels were fantastic. I didn't care for the ceviche but everything else was top notch. I will return.

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Thank Melanie G
Miami
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Located in Plaza Etzcazu in the area of Escazu this restaurant is among many others by the Courtyard Marriott Hotel and near the Multiplaza Shopping Mall. The seafood is very good and the service swift and very attentive. It's the third time I went there in 8 months and the place shows consistency and keeps the quality that I found... More 

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Thank marlecz
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Good food, excellent service and great variety of wines. Service is very, very good and the personnel is open to answering all your questions. I've been there several times so I can assure the quality is consistent.

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Thank ElPep2014
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting with my co workers. Tiraditos are so recommended and the salmon tiradito espectacular. Best plate we tried. Great attention, quiet place to have a nice chat. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

$10 - $22 per person One of the best Peruvian Restaurants in Costa Rica. Much better than any Peruvian Restaurant in the United States, and I've been to a LOT. Very fast and friendly service. Excellent presentation in all dishes and the flavors are really amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, South American, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Itskatzu, Escazu/Plaza Antares, San Pedro, San Jose 10, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2588 2318

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?