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€€ - €€€Seafood, Latin,
Av. 25 de Julio | Diagonal a los Tribunales de Justicia, Liberia Centro, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
+506 2665 2061
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (31 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Latin, Costa Rican, Pizza, International, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Av. 25 de Julio | Diagonal a los Tribunales de Justicia, Liberia Centro, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jauja has very good food. It is obvious that the vegetables and fish are fresh and the meat is prime cut. There is a good selection of desserts.Most of the desserts are homemade.

Thank littlepaula1969
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I have been here for lunch. The place is also visited by locals and by local businessmen which is normally a good sign. Bilingual menu that shows it is also visited by foreigners. I had a casado with beef which was as expected. Prices fit...More

Thank Orisha525
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We just had a couple of cold beers here to escape the fierce midday heat but nevertheless the staff were friendly and welcoming. Nice shady terrace with a slight breeze

Thank vixbrown5
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We were not so hungry for dinner so we got only smoothies, beer, bruschetta and maracuya pie. Beer was super cool served in frozen glass that was really great. Bruschetta was served with tomatoes, but without any green spices inside like basil, which I missed...More

Thank Leeonka
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We had a great closure dinner. Good service, good food, nice place. Group really enjoyed their time here. Great drinks, beautiful welcoming tree and nice waiters. Paying takes a bit long for large groups.

Thank Lorena B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Wandered out into streets of Liberia excited after nearly 20 hours of travel, granted a necessary nap in between. Looking for supper we came across Jauja. Service was warm and immediate. Husband had Costa Rican chicken rice dish he said was lovely and more than...More

Thank sumiln
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It took 1 hour to get our food and was wrong. Took another 25 mins to get it right. The food was ok, nothing special . Very nice atmosphere and seating . Avoid if you are going with kids and if you want super good...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had one of the best pizzas ever. Service was good, atmosphere was very nice, love the tree growing in the middle of the restaurant. A bit pricey but must say it was well worth it.

Thank 61spoon
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Aweful coffee and watery eggs. Over priced. Tourist trap. I haven't tried the ice cream that everyone is raving about.

Thank Shira Y
Reviewed 26 February 2017 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...More

Thank JasonLA85
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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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