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al chile viola

Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0433
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“homemade pasta” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

We have read the reviews and decided to give this place a try since my wife is Italian and my kids love pasta. I have to say we were pleasantly surprised by the genuine tasting food. We were greeted by one of the 3 people...More

Thank araya03
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The owner of the place we stayed at all week (Vista de Olas) recommended this place to us and we are so glad he did. It was the last night of our great Costa Rica trip, and my wife and I ate wanted to have...More

Thank Donnie D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We loved our experience at al chile viola. Absolutely top quality ingredients and sophisticated menu. We had octopus, sea bass and tuna tartare. The sides are also very good. The seating area is very charming.

Thank louiseaberg
emiliano838, Propietario at al chile viola, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hay i'm Emiliano chef y owner of Al Chile Viola restaurant to say you thanks for your commentary.see you next time,always tryng to do beetter Was a plesure...emiliano and all staff of Al Chile Viola Reastaurant!!!!

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had such a lovely dinner here, so much flavour! Quality ingredients and handmade pastas to indulge in. Truly an experience.

Thank Tread_Lightly2017
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had an amazing dinner here! The owners were just lovely and the service was the best we had in town. Our food was incredible, drinks strong and tasty and the ambiance was perfect. We highly recommend al chile viola!

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We went here with a group of 9 people for an end of trip/birthday dinner for my son. The service was on point and our table was ready when we arrived. The food is seafood heavy Italian. There's also meat dishes which came in handy...More

Thank JustinGlory
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The food is very good, with high quality ingredients and innovative recipes, everything is really fresh. The place is also nice, candlelit, relaxed, with beach vibes. Also you can find vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We went here as it was close to where we were staying. My girlfriend is actually Italian and is an executive chef so we rarely go to Italian restaurants. Limited menu. Lots of specials. The pasta was cooked well. The flavours were nice.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This was our celebration dinner while visiting Santa Teresa. It was such a hot night that we chose two appetizers instead of a hot entree. We both had tomato caprese and the portions were huge. The mozzarella was so rich. My daughter ordered the portobello...More

Thank DCTerri
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Outstanding quality of food!!! Small size plates, only thing i have to complain. Besides that the food is so tasteful that nothing else matters!

Thank kylechronis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0433
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Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.
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