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Av. 25 de Julio | Diagonal a los Tribunales de Justicia, Liberia Centro, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
+506 2665 2061
11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So I have been here enough times to say the service lacks consistency. The food is not impressive though it is not as bad. Honestly what I have to say is that this place is located in such a good spot of Liberia and they can't take advantage of it, instead they go and let the place wear out. While... More 

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LaSalle, Canada
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Driving back from La Fortuna, we decided to stop for lunch then head to the Libera Farmers Market . Jauja did not disappoint. I ordered a Ceasar Salad. Dressing and salad weŕe prepared tableside.

Thank DHBunky
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with friendly service. The owners spoke perfect English and the menus were in English also. Nice outdoor patio under a large tree. Lots of vegetarian options available. Definitely recommend when passing through Liberia.

Thank Colin V
Saskatoon, Canada
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 7 so we tried a few different dishes. All were great. Pizza and the fettuccini primavera were both lovely. Frozen piña colada was very authentic as was the frozen mojito. No complaints. Good size portions. Would go back again!!!

Thank Ac916155043
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had two dinners at this restaurant while we were in Liberia recently, and enjoyed both. The staff were friendly and helpful. The first time we both had steaks, which came sizzling on metal platters. They were excellent, though the salad was a little disappointing...simply a mound of torn lettuce with little else mixed in. The vegetables would have been... More 

Thank NanaimoTragopogon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We stayed in Liberia for two nights and ate here 3 times. The staff and chef accommodated my food allergies and were so friendly. great wine list and wonderful, trendy atmosphere. Reasonably priced and excellent all around.

Thank LoveBirds O
Bagaces, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Full bar, wood baked pizza, local and international menu, open air relaxing atmosphere, with daily specials.

Thank williamincostarica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I asked a local for a place with great local food and he recommended Jauja. The place is contemporary and they have a large international menu. I did not find Costa Rican cuisine very extensive, however, one of the most traditional dishes is the casado (combined platter). I ordered a beef casado and it was very good. I think it... More 

Thank rbravo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We found this place on a whim and really enjoyed our dinner and drinks. The staff was helpful, the food was very good and the ambiance was excellent. We loved the outdoor tree the deck is built around! Large portions as well. Would definitely return!

Thank Hilary J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Found this place after I couldn't find another restaurant. Glad I did. That feeling when you order something and expect a taste, and then when you bite it's so much better, that was the lasagna. Order the club soda, they have the really old school Canada dry bottles that are the way all bottles should look.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Seafood, Italian, Latin, Pizza, International, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. 25 de Julio | Diagonal a los Tribunales de Justicia, Liberia Centro, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Liberia
  • Phone Number: +506 2665 2061
We are a family restaurant, ran by my wife(manager) and I (chef). We use traditional french and italians techniques, with local produce. We are alwayslearning, please share your comments with us.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?