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Estacion Atocha

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100 Metros Al Oeste y 100 Al Norte Del Ice, En la Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2220 0207
11:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Cordova, Alaska
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very relaxing atmosphere, very good location, very nice staff always ready to serve you with a smile great spaninh food,

Thank xiomara c
Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A very nice restaurant to celebrate any occassion, food is excellent. We had dinner in a private part of the restaurant and the service was magnificent

Thank Rebeca9
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229 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

By far, this is the best Spanish restaurant in Costa Rica. I've visited this place several times and in all of them, quality and service was very good. You must try the roasted pork, is just awesome. Their wine list has enough for every taste. It is not cheap, but worth it .

1 Thank Juan E
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Excellent menu and wine list. We surprised Eduardo the waiter with an unbooked group of 11 people and they exceeded every expectation. Wonderful and attentive service, food prepared and presented to a high level. Not inexpensive, but worth it.

1 Thank taznyc
Panama City, Panama, Panama
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Not sure I can find words to describe the dining experince you will have once you get to Estacion Atocha... Warm and family welcome awaits for you and you will feel this as soon as you step in. Don Rogelio Benavides and his lovely family are going to make sure that you enjoy every moment while have by far the... More 

1 Thank JoseRicaurteJaen
Westminster, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Came here, looking for a place to eat on our last night in Costa Rica before flying out the next morning. Specifically came here looking for a place that was vegetarian-friendly for myself. My husband and I ordered sangria and 4 different tapas. Firstly, the sangria was pretty good... probably one of the best I've ever had. For tapas, I... More 

2 Thank Tran T
Ridgewood, NJ
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584 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

I started with a Pulpo Pimenton which was a sauted/grilled octopus but with a strong papirka overtone. The seafood was tender but the dry taste of paprika was less interesting. I tried the Corvina (Sea Bass) Mediterrano which was a flavorful tender fish with a very strong sauce of tomatos, olives , onions... To me, the sauce detracted due to... More 

1 Thank NJTravellingfool
Costa Rica
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

Small but good selection of tapas. Main dishes are really good too! I love going there with my family or friends and ordering a bunch of tapas. It's great, we all get to try every dish. What I like the most, is that they have dishes I don't see often around Costa Rica, like the pork cheekbones and fresh Bacalao!... More 

1 Thank ale4_campos
San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Their menu of Tapas isn’t as large as other Spanish restaurants but their main course have abundant flavor! They have everything from their pork "cochinillo", rabbit, fish, and beef options. Of course, a Spanish restaurant can’t "be" without the famous Paella! Estación Atocha offers savory paella for two or more persons!

1 Thank abarahona
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145 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

Have craved sangria at this place since we were last here 2 years ago. This is a great Spanish style restaurant with amazing tapas .the pulpa pimention is still one of my favorites with tender octopus with a paprika like spice. The blueberry sauce and shrimp also are amazing Last night tried the grilled seafood special of the day with... More 

Thank Frexinet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Metros Al Oeste y 100 Al Norte Del Ice, En la Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2220 0207

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