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El Rancho de Laly

Latin, ,
Meters Oeste de la Cruz Rojo 150, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (7 reviews)
“patacones” (3 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Costa Rican, Bar, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meters Oeste de la Cruz Rojo 150, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We ordered 2 bocos (appetizers) each for lunch and that was WAY too much. Our group struggled a bit with the Spanish menus and Spanish speaking server, but with the words we recognized along with some gesturing from the waitress we figured things out just...More

Thank floatyourboatToronto
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I wanted to eat only local food while in CR. El Rancho was recommended by Hotel Luisiana staff. My first visit I was given a menu in Spanish. The 2 words I knew on the menu was pollo and arroz. The nice and caring waitresses...More

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We were stopping at the Hotel Louisiana about ten minute walk from El Rancho as it was raining on our walk out we stopped here for some drinks the staff were very attentive, pleasant and polite. When we received our bill it was the cheapest...More

Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The restaurant was right around the corner form Studio Hotel where I was staying, so I walked over. Music playing loudly, outside it was quieter. Karaoke on the night I was there. A lively crowd. I had chicken wings, tacos (in US they'd be taquitos,...More

Thank geomos
Reviewed 3 October 2016

A solid CR cantina and restaurant experience. Fair prices and good service with a good selection of both food and drink. LIVELY too! Good value and enjoyable.

Thank LS M
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Hotel Luisiana and were looking for a cheap place to eat close by. We speak very little spanish but that was not a problem here. They had an english version of their menu. The beer was cold, food was good and...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Went here to see a Costa Rican National Selection soccer game. The place is raucous, lively and casually fun. Certainly no attire is too casual here. This is for all peeps!

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

El Rancho is a good local restaurant with reasonably priced good food. The service is pleasant and the atmosphere is nice.

Thank felixjb123
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is authentic ! Great food, try the Bocas, many very fine experiences here. Wonderful ambiance that is genuine.

Thank SeanRafter
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Great food cheap pricing. Massive bang for the buck. Always quality and fresh. Patacones are to die for. The grilled chicken with onions is my go to plate. Great arroz con pollo( chicken w rice). GREAT VALUE!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Costa Rican, Bar, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meters Oeste de la Cruz Rojo 150, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
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