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La Casona del Cerdo

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Costa Rican, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, South American, Central American
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Meters East Of the Cerveceria de Cr 500 | Sobre la Principal Carretera a Heredia, San Lorenzo de Flores 40801, Costa Rica
+506 2265 4444
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We had visited this place a few years ago, and had been disappointed, but we were hungry and this was the only place open at the time, so we decided to try it again. And were disappointed again. It had changed management, and the new management was trying, but not succeeding. It holds itself out as a barbecue place, but... More 

San Jose
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This place is an excellent choice for family and business occasions. Order the "Mixto", the chicharrones and ribs are really good.

Thank Gdo_Castillo
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Just went last week, first time in 10 years. I was so disappointed. The ribs should have been spectacular but instead were tough and certainly didn't fall off the bone. For the price I would rather go anywhere else.

Thank Ed S
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Went to this place a few months ago while in Costa Rica,this place is good for typical food,if you have high cholesterol,be careful,a lot of the items are fried like the chicharrones.The help is very friendly like all Costa Ricans.If you like typical dishes and want to "pig out",LOL,is a nice place to visit

Thank jay c
Oneonta, New York
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308 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I mentioned to my CR hosts that I wanted to eat typical...we ended up here and it was very good - lot's of different options to chose from!

Thank RLAMyers
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439 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I last visited this restaurant 10 years ago and wanted to return to eenjoy some ribs. The waiter suggested the mixed plate with ribs, chicken, pork and fries. Memory may fail me but I seem to remember a better quality dinner.

Thank BigDogPanama
Heredia C.R.
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

If you like pork, go to another place... Its to expensive and not so good... The variety is bad too.... Just pork and a few plates more...

Thank fameva
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Buenas tardes fameva, tiene usted una copia de la factura para revisar su opinión? agrademos que nos la haga llegar... More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Went with my coworker to eat meat after a long and busy day, the waiters gave us a warm welcome and offered us beer to start. Both, my friend and I ordered meat, he ate a Churrasco and I ate a Chuleta, meat had a great taste and it was cooked as we ordered it. Definitely a place I'll come... More 

Thank Karin A
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I have been disappointed by this restaurant. The large place is not well-protected from the external wind, the service is good but the food is not really fine, including the tough meat. This place is however convenient if you are a group of people looking for a large place to park and to sit, it's really large !

Thank Pascal H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We went there for lunch. Had parrillada and a couple of the gallos. Meat was well cooked and tasty. Also ordered the patacones, which were great. Very friendly and efficient wait person.

Thank alejandrac552

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
Costa Rican, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meters East Of the Cerveceria de Cr 500 | Sobre la Principal Carretera a Heredia, San Lorenzo de Flores 40801, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  San Lorenzo de Flores
  • Phone Number: +506 2265 4444
La Casona del Cerdo restaurant is a family tradition in blending tradition and innovation in meat cuts 1st. Quality, ideal for families and large groups. Ample parking for 200 cars.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?