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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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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner (tunna and octopus) while listening to live music. They have good quality beer and the waiters are very professional. I would go back.

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We accidentally stopped here and had a very good meal. Staff was very courteous and service was good.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great restaurant run by the owners, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is great. I recommend the shrimp ravioli.

Thank Noelia K
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Great Italian place near our hotel, nice to have something different for dinner! Ordered the tuna carpaccio which was delicious, one of the best things we ate during our trip. Also ordered red snapper with polenta & chard and grilled octopus. We also ordered a...More

Thank ecamin
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Al Chile Viola is a quaint and rustic open air restaurant serving amazing Italian Food using local ingredients and a slight Tico influence. The waitstaff was very pleasant, the chef (from Florence) and his wife (Tica) were both very agreeable and accommodating (especially with regards...More

Thank LenaMari
Reviewed 26 May 2016

9 of us enjoyed a fabulous dinner. service was great. live music while we ate. the appetizers were very good. we all loved the calamari and the tartare. would go back again for sure

Thank cjb345
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were on an anniversary vacation in Santa Teresa. Our favorite dining experience was by far Al Chile Viola. Authentic, delicious Italian food paired with outstanding service and a comfortable yet intimate atmosphere. Absolutely loved this place!

Thank Kathbadank
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our yoga instructor and is a gem. The pasta was really good, the service is great, and the restaurant is eclectic, with varied seating areas and furniture and colorful lighting. Great ambiance. After eating seafood and local food for most...More

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant 2 years in a row. This year we returned with our 9 month old. They were super accommodating, everyone was warm and playful with the baby and they brought things out quickly because they knew our time was limited😉. Even...More

Thank ksiegel0926
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We dined outside our first night in ST and enjoyed the atmosphere very much despite the dusty road. We enjoyed tuna tartar which was very very good and tagliatelle and bulls balls ravioli. The pastas were very good but didn't knock our socks off. Enjoyed...More

Thank worldtraveller0202
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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