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“Good quality & charming”
Review of La Trufa

La Trufa
Ranked #316 of 680 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: US$10 - US$40
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Good for a good quality - light lunch or coffee. Good quality ingredients , varied menu and friendly service

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We found La Trufa on TripAdvisor and since it was very close to where we were staying, and it was late, we decided to have dinner there. The place was empty except for another couple. We started with two tapas-style dishes of stuffed mushrooms drizzled with truffle oil (one of the best things I've tasted in Costa Rica) and breaded shrimp with coconut and passion fruit and an aioli-style dipping sauce. My husband had the steak entree (with truffle butter, rosemary potatoes, and vegetables cooked to perfection), and I had the truffled pasta (perfectly al dente) with broccoli and three kinds of mushrooms. We also tried three of the artisanal beers (all good but the best was the Dota, an apple bock that was miles ahead of any apple bock I've had in the States - fruity, floral and sweet). For dessert we had the house-made cardamom ice cream and a milk chocolate truffle. Everything, including tip, was about 41.00 - a ridiculously low price considering the service and the quality of the food. Not only does this place have snazzy music and a hip vibe, but the food is excellent for the price. I am puzzled as to why nobody was there (although we did get there about an hour before closing). I guess Ticos are not really party animals on work nights! Please give these guys a chance if you are considering eateries in the area. You won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile
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