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Don Mateo - CLOSED

Ruta 3 | 400 mts este Hotel Holiday Inn, Rio Segundo 20109, Costa Rica
+506 2441 9595
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
29 Mar 2014
“Don Mateo moved!”
23 Aug 2013
“Great food near the airport!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Ruta 3 | 400 mts este Hotel Holiday Inn, Rio Segundo 20109, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Their Facebook page says they have moved out to La Garita near Zoo Ave. (I guess that explains why they didn't answer when we phoned. Wish we'd checked that before we drove there.) Haven't seen the new location, but couldn't update the page without leaving...More

Thank niathe
Reviewed 23 August 2013

This is a 2 minute drive from the Holiday Inn Express and is well worth going to. The pensaditas appetizer and ensalada tica were amazing! Very fresh and made to order. The hot sauce is homemade and not for the faint of heart,but tasty.

Thank Erin G
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We chose this place solely because it was just across from the Dos Palmas Airport Hotel, where we stayed. So we were delighted when our dinner turned out to be both delicious and reasonably priced. Decor is bright & colorful with historical photos on the...More

Thank annie791952
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We ordered seafood and fruit drinks for dinner. The food was priced well and the service was excellent. We would definitely go back.

Thank Ellasty
Reviewed 5 July 2013 via mobile

Based on other reviews I read hear on TA and its proximity to the Holiday Inn where we were staying, I thought we would give Don Mateo's a try on our last night In country. I am so bummed I didn't find it sooner! Don...More

2  Thank MCSpinner
Reviewed 23 April 2013

This is without a doubt "the" best restaurant in San Jose, Costa Rica, the food is DELICIOUS (I tried their steak RARE it was just YUMMY) and the service? excellent. The prices will surprise you, way below anything of this class and food anywhere. Trust...More

Thank drinlawaz
Reviewed 21 April 2013

We just took a chance on this restaurant as we were returning our rental car before flying out of the San Jose airport back to the US. We are so glad we did. The restaurant is open and airy with attractive wooden tables, two waterfalls...More

Thank REDUSA
DonMateoAlajuela, Gerente at Don Mateo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2013

Thank you very much for your coments. It is a shame that you didn´t visit us at the begining fo your trip. Please could you let me know which company rent a car, you contract. I would like invite them in our restaurant. This is...More

Reviewed 10 April 2013

This great neighborhood restaurant is within walking distance of the San Jose airport Hampton Inn and Holiday inn. I'd recommend that you don't stop in at the generic Denny's...walk down the road to Don Mateo and enjoy a local treat. We found it to be...More

1  Thank lynnkid
DonMateoAlajuela, Director General at Don Mateo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2013

Thank you very much for your comments, It is hard to compete with advertising of big chain of fast food. But our best advertising is your positive and warm opinions. We work on an English and French menu. We promise it will be done soon....More

Reviewed 6 January 2013

Afger arriving at the San Jose Airport, we decided to stop at this little restaurant in Alajuela and it sure was a good idea. Terrific food and great service. Out of our 10 day trip to Costa Rica, this was probably the best restaurant we...More

Thank Lucas B
Reviewed 12 September 2012 via mobile

It was our last night in Costa Rica and we felt so lucky that we had dinner at Don Mateo. We arrived after closing hours (during the week at 6 pm) but we were more than welcome! The spanish menu was carefully explained in english...More

1  Thank Rvdijk
DonMateoAlajuela, Director General at Don Mateo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2013

Thank you very much for your comments, We work on an English and French menu. We promise it will be done soon. Sincerely, Mathieu

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, South American, Costa Rican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta 3 | 400 mts este Hotel Holiday Inn, Rio Segundo 20109, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Rio Segundo
  • Phone Number: +506 2441 9595
  • E-mail
Description
Cocina con plato costarricense como tortillas, chorreadas, gallo pinto.Carnes Churrascos a la parilla, mariscos, con cocina fusion al estilo peruano o italiano con pasta fresca.Menus diversos de bocadillos, y postres Carta de vinos y cervezasTodos nuestros vegetales, y frutas son frescos de nuestro propio jardin y de pequeno productores de la region.
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