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ChuBBs

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American, Bar, Pub
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75 Meters North of Hotel Del Rey, San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The bar is located in a sketchy part of the city of San José in Costa Rica; nevertheless, that did not matter, as the place was crowded with a full bar and only a few tables available. Surprising thing for a Sunday night, but I guess not everyone has lived under a rock for the past 30 years as apparently,... More 

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Thank Abel C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The few times I've eaten here it's been fine, but not good: stale buns on burgers, poorly prepared wings, and mixed up orders without rectification. That, combined with the Gringo Gulch feel and low-rent sports bar ambiance, poor service, and high prices have made me look elsewhere for my beer-and-burger fix.

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Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We visited all four locations while on vacation and the food is just amazing. The honey mustard and BBQ chicken sandwiches are to die for! If you're looking for great food with large portions, great prices, cold beer and entertainment, ChuBBs is the place to go!

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Thank JLeigh08
Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and atmosphere foods is set at a great price and you get a good portion there are a few chubbs in the area

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Thank Greg H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My fiancee and I went to Chubbs to watch some UFC. The beer was damn cold... had those little bits of ice in them! Then we ordered the Chubb Balls which are stuffing + pieces of turkey + mashed potatoes all rolled up into bite size balls and then they fry them. They served it with gravy to drizzle over.... More 

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Thank madison210
San Antonio de Escazu
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Food is good but very loud. Menu is varied. Beer is cold and decent selection. Mostly gringos when I was there

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Thank C1NCR
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The drink specials are great (especially beer) and the food prices are fair with good taste. Service is decent - don't want much and unless you're a table of guys you probably won't see your server much. They play all the games (including college ball) and the atmosphere is casual and relaxing. Was our favorite stop while in the area.

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Thank Kristen C
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great atmosphere, great service. What more could you ask for? My entire family loved it. Highly recommend to anyone in the area to give this place a try.

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Thank JHODSON1
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The bar had really cheap and cheesy Halloween decor. It was overpopulayed by extremely loud and obnoxious Americans. The womens bathroom had cockroaches and the food was poor. The only thing that shined in this experience was our waiter. Would not go back here!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Copenhagen, Denmark
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for food and lots of sport, they have +10 screens. The prices are good and great service.

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Thank Nicholas N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Meters North of Hotel Del Rey, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose

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