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Aqui Es

Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
+506 2221 5727
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (16 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian
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Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We picked Aqui Es off of Trip Advisor because it was in the Sabana neighborhood where we were staying in San Jose. We ended up having the best meal of our trip! Charming, small Argentinian restaurant with amazing food. We started with empanadas and then...More

Thank betsy1812
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This was recommended by our hotel, and I'm so happy we went off itinerary! the first meal of our 3 week stay in Costa Rica and it set the bar very high (but it was met often). I had the prime rib and my partner...More

Thank Halley G
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Steak was excellent! Kinda weird they close so early! Highly recommend this place but don’t be there after 6 pm on a weekday!

Thank Rik C
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after arriving in San Jose from London. The food, ambience and overall reception were absolutely spot on. I can highly recommend the flank steak. Very welcoming staff, delicious food and excellent experience. Would recommend to all!

Thank Nona1985
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Staff were friendly and helpful. Food was delicious. Ice green tea w/ ginger was superb. But kinda noisy since it was located in the busy street. ( expect the cars horn beeping ) well that was a plus. But we enjoyed our dinner. 🆒🆒👍🏻👍🏻🆗

Thank Hun H
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I have been their regular customer, I had tried several dishes of steak. Finally, I tasted the cut "entraña". It was really good and it was that good I finished it less than in 3 minutes. The lady (Eliana) served me was very kind and...More

Thank har s
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Wonderful! Amazing wines, food and live music in a European atmosphere. Delicious, tender meats, yummy pizzas and quaint place next to the park. My only problem is that they close at 6pm during the week. Why not stay open until 10?

Thank A M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Most restaurants start with incredible dishes, prices athmosphere and service and as time goes by some or all of the above get sacificed for profit. Aqui es is at that point where everything is INCREDIBLE! Great service, great food, impeccable service and fair prices. Cant...More

Thank vigo65
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good food, cozy place, good service. I have been there just a couple of times but both times we enjoyed a lot our dinner. This is a great option if you want dinner in San Jose downtown.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 28 March 2017

If you are staying in a hotel or visiting near the Sabana Park, Aqui Es is close by, and one of the best choices for restaurants in that area of San Jose. It's small, cosy, service is excellent and the food (we had salads and...More

Thank Adkmthiker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 5727
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