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El Novillo Alegre Parrilla Argentina

Santa Ana, Costa Rica
+506 2203 4753
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (26 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian
€€ - €€€
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu has many options. If you came for a good steak, choose that. For example, the ‘Lomito 200 grams’, which is perfect !! Otherwise you might get something dry and not juicy. My wife was not happy with her main course but the waiter...More

Thank guitarsimple
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Good stake restaurant chain owned by an argentine family, so they now their business since we are talking stakes. Good quality stakes with nice setting and good service.

Thank Enrique E
Reviewed 28 June 2017

El Novillo Alegre is a famous restaurant in Costa Rica, with average food quality and high prices. This restaurant food quality is below peer restaurant in Santa Ana and Escazu. If you want a to have a nice dinner in the area, I recommend you...More

Thank AndrewNY2015
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This Argentinian restaurant has very good meat. I specially like the skirt steak with fries and the dulce de leche pancake. It also has very good service and a great selection of wines.

Thank Alberto O
Reviewed 8 February 2017

this place is a must for me and I keep coming back, the meat is great, service is amazing and they always have some discount or offer to make it more worth while going.

Thank jacampos00
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was the 3rd or 4th time I have eaten here as it is right near where I stay and work. It is outstanding. The steaks are some of the most delicious I've ever had. The service is great as is the wine list. It...More

Thank SaprissAmericano
Reviewed 12 October 2016

El Novillo Alegre is a classical Argentinian grill that offers perfect and tender meat, Argentinian style. The filet mignon is especially tasty and very tender. Plates come with a choice of side dishes that are always abundant. I recommend to avoid ordering appetisers if you...More

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Meats are best ever. Not cheap but proper for quality and service. Nice and relaxing, good for business lunch with good food for a fare price and excellent service

Thank MCR205
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Remember when they were out in a cow field near Pozos... but the quality, prices and GREAT wine selection remains. If you'relooking for anupscale argentinean, you're done. Every cut is great. The one in Escazu has a brilliant little wine bar attached and the best...More

Thank AgC2012
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday lunch and had a nice table inside although seating outside also available. A good choice with two steaks ordered and our kids choosing the pasta and sausages. The wine was nice as was the cheesecake and crepes that followed with...More

Thank Peter M
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Response from Dario D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do have entraña.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +506 2203 4753
  • E-mail
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