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Calle 9, San Jose 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2221 1369
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“rice” (11 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Calle 9, San Jose 00000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in the centre of town, mixed in with all the sanitised and totally interchangeable restaurants catering to tourists, is this lovely place. The menu and food are pretty unspectacular, but the portions are good, the food is honest and authentic and the staff are...More

Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We stopped here for an early dinner on our first day in Costa Rica.I had the calamari dish and my daughter's friend the fish. The food was pretty mediocre, but filling, and we were hungry. I wanted to pay but only had American dollars. The...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I happened to pass by this restaurant when I was super hungry and looking for food. I went inside, sat down and looked at the menu to realise this restaurant was established more than a century ago. I ordered casado, the portion was smaller than...More

Thank 6selenel
Reviewed 9 August 2017

No frills but good local lunch spot with a menu that includes empanadas, sandwiches, and plates. Quick and inexpensive.

Thank HMulligan1776
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The food was ok but really good price if you want to save a few dollars. We had a good meal for less than $13 for two grown men no drinks though. The lady was really sweet. She calls you amor, guapo, lindo, mi rey....More

Thank Tonycal3
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My sister and I were looking for a place to eat that was quick, because it was pretty late at night. They are open 24 hours, which was that main reason we went here, and we were pleasantly surprised. They serve traditional Costa Rican food...More

Thank osheanpotion17
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I went to Chelles on a recent trip to San Jose. I did not visit just once. I went four different times. The food is absolutely delicious. It was so tasty and so full of flavour. It is traditional and local cuisine and it is...More

Thank 333tifff
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Located on Central Ave, the food was good, but there is a large amount of bus traffic right ouside the entrance and along the side of the restaurant. ALL their exhaust blew inside the restaurant. YUCK

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Food was good and friendly waitress. Fun to see the busy street of pedestrians just outside the door

Thank marksimpson2017
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived in San Jose after an 11 hour flight. This place was just what we needed. Easy to find, good service, arroz con pollo excellent. Better choice than the burger.

Thank Minibam
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12 April 2017|
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Response from Lara S | Reviewed this property |
The service was perfectly fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 9, San Jose 00000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 1369
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