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Mariscar

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Calle 7, San Jose, Costa Rica
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Very cheap place for drinks and small meals. just in san jose downtown, if you're looking a non fancy place to spend some time with friends.

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Thank Eduardo P
Denver, Colorado
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438 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We are staying across the street from the bar and decided to try it out. They advertise 2 x Imperials for 1800 colones, that's the downstairs price. There is a bar area upstairs but it's not used due to lack of patrons I guess. So if you want to have the beers upstairs it costs more (1500 colones each) because... More 

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Thank R0wi3
Hilo, Hawaii
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658 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The food is good typical stuff. And when happy hour is 241 beers, I cannot complain! The place is pretty big with an upstairs area that over looks avenida central. Food is a really comfort food kinda place!

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Thank satobt
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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344 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The seafood is very good and really inexpensive when compared to many other seafood restaurants in San José. The place is rather small and not fancy but the food is a god value.

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Thank ochassot
Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great food and service , upstairs has an excellent view , and if you order downstairs and have it delivered up stairs it is cheaper . You can sit and look down upon the calle and people watch as well . enjoy !!!

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Thank Herb E
Jacksonville, Florida
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

They try to do texmex and fail at it very bad! I got a chalupa, and it was wasn't even a chalupa, it was like a taco on a flat hard corn shell and the taste was off, I couldn't finish it. I was craving fries that night, and the order of that was $9 ! The place is a... More 

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Thank Shoshanarose
Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I always had the sopa pollo , great every time . Excellent expresso and service , though english is somewhat limited . Really good prices and great ambiance .

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Thank Herb E
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Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

3 of us went there. My wife and I ordered a mix meat dish consisted of chicken wings, beef strips and pork cubes? My step son ordered vegitarian noodles. Our meat dish came out and was cold, sent it back, was reheated then tucked in only to find the chicken on the bone was raw and running with blood. We... More 

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Thank Nigel S
Halifax, Canada
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346 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Looked like a great place in the middle of the action in downtown San Jose. We liked the upstairs bar and decided to try it. Drinks were an okay price, but the waiter struggled with my "Cuba Libra" drink(just rum and coke with lime) Took 2 attempts to get it right. The bathrooms were such a turn off! The toilet... More 

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Thank Landrys05
salt lake city, Utah, USA
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Horrible service; they either had a problem we were from the USA or some thing else but it was clear they didn't like us. Stay away.

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Thank kellyalbers

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 7, 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?