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La Esquina de Buenos Aires

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Calle 11 Av corner 4 | Detras DE LA Iglesia DE LA Soledad, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2223 1909
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Today
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was in Costa Rica for a short family vacation and decided to take them to my favorite Rest in Costa Rica. I have been here for multiple Business meetings and have not been disappointed. The hardest thing is getting a table. This is a small place with limited sitting so call more than a day in advance. Great Steaks,... More 

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new mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in San Jose and went to this restaurant twice because of the excellent food, wine and service. This restaurant reminded us of our trips to Italy. They are quite busy and they accept reservations. Both times we came in early in the evening without reservation and had no problems with getting a table.

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Thank gracewilton
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Among all meat restaurants in Costa Rica and between them the Argentinians, I think La Esquina de Buenos Aires is on top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this place and the fine dining experience. Great steaks and everything else as well. Friendly atmosphere and staff. The fact it is a couple blocks from my place is a good thing too.

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Thank Scott W
Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great service and excellent food and drinks, very busy at peak times and you will need to have a reservation. We were lucky enough to get a seat at the bar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is great to celebrate birthdays and eat wonderful food, everything is delicious, the service is great and the environment is amazing. Favorite place to eat when visiting San Jose.

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Thank Karla G
Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The ambiance in this authentic Argentinean restaurant gives you the feel of Tango and Churrasco. This is by far one of the best spots in town. The service is very quality and always attends very personally, it is a true trademark of this establishment. The decor is only exceeded by the list of fine wines and plates offered on the... More 

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Thank haney321
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have had the opportunity to eat at La Esquina de Buenos Aires many times, and I have to say it is one of the best places I have been to. They are always very nice to their clients, the food is top quality and the plates are served pretty fast. The wine choices are great too! I highly recommend... More 

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Thank Alexa C
Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My bf and I went for dinner last night and are going again tonight! Jordan helped squeeze us in as we arrived in San Jose starving and wanted to try Argentinian food. We had the polenta with mushroom sauce as well as the au gratin mussels for our starter, and as per the recommendation of our waitress the skirt steak... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thumbs up! Absolutely delicious! If you're a meat eater you should definitely check it out. It's usually very busy and sometimes you need to wait to get a table but it's totally worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Soups, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11 Av corner 4 | Detras DE LA Iglesia DE LA Soledad, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2223 1909

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