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La Trocha

€€ - €€€Latin, ,
La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
+506 6172 1445
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“filet mignon” (29 reviews)
“sea bass” (21 reviews)
“beef” (17 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If this place was actually the greatest of its kind, it could maybe score 3 stars. Its good simple food but there’s only so much it can deliver. That said, La Trocha is actually very bad. Low food quality, poor service and expensive, even for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll need Waze or Google Maps to find this place, but the food is excellent and a good value. We both ordered a casado -- I had chicken and my wife had fish. By far the most elaborate casado we had anywhere in Costa Rica,...More

Thank Getmearumpunch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, I had the steak, big portions and delicious, wife had the pork chops. Bill was delivered illegible and when my card statement was returned it was billed much higher than was possible. I was unable to reach a agreement with owner, did...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We had a casado with sea bass and sirloin steak with jalapeno sauce. My wife said it was the most tender sirloin she has ever had in her life. The portions were huge and we had to take leftovers home. I appreciated that the owner...More

Thank RickRivers
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal and the couple running the restaurant was so gracious. We had ceviche, sea bass, and steak with jalapeno sauce. Highly recommend!

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Nice natural place, comfortable seating, great cuisine, wonderful attentive owners and above all, excellent delicious food. Highly recommended!

Thank Risiak
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This place is a real gem. It’s has a lovely ambience, white table cloths and lots of plants, outside under cover with a gentle breeze. Frank, the owner and chef is delightful, so charming and sweet and we can only speak Spanglish but somehow managed...More

Thank Raxmus2017
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We saw so many Excellent reviews about La Trocha that we decided to try it. Do not go here if you do not speak much Spanish. Did not go here unless you want an extremely drawn out dinner! My husband and I both had fish...More

Thank nettzoo
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We chose the restaurant based on the reviews. The owner and his wife are really nice, and the food is good, but not worth what we paid overall. Agree with others that the steak is better than typical for Costa Rica

Thank AnneL5
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We went there for dinner and we could recommend the place. The owner, waiter and cook is very kind and nice. The restaurant is open and in a easy area. As starter we had the mixed ceviche and for main the mixed seafood platter &...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 11:00
Monday
11:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 11:00
Thursday
11:00 - 11:00
Friday
11:00 - 11:00
Saturday
11:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: +506 6172 1445
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