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Pollo Cervecero

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Pavas Road, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2232 2727
12:00 - 02:00
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San Jose
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

One form or another of this bar has been in the area for ever. It keeps its tradition of being a bar for everyone. Really good buñuelos!

Thank Gdo_Castillo
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great food and atenttion. Nice place. Very good point and easy to get there. And good place to watch soccer games and meet with your friends.

Thank Grace d
Fort Worth, Texas
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Great food, 2 for one menu, good service, had grilled chicken, would for sure go back. Clean restrooms. Stopped when passing thru from Jaco to Puerto Viejo

Thank jtenery
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

This is the perfect place to hang out with good friends, catch up with each others life and see the world go by! Never a dull moment and many good memories!

Thank brendad288
Heredia, Costa Rica
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2012

one of the worst restaurant/bars i've been to in costa rica. the food is terrible, the services is worse, and there's very loud music in the background. could not finish the highly greasy and overpriced meal, and the waiters have attitudes towards the costumers. not recommended at all.

Thank spacecadet79
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Hate the fact that they charge for a parking space. Besides, the food is not that good and it's way overpriced IMO

Thank negrini420
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122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Pollo Cervecero is a nice place. Many costa rican people likes to go there after work. The palce is visit for people between 25-40 years old, nice music and the prices are similar to the rest of bars in San Jose, but the quality of (bocas) entrees or small dishes is not so good.

Thank Greivin S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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43 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2012

I don't usually eat in bars but Patacones at Pollo Cervecero are worth the visit.

Thank Ginette L
Sámara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2012

If you are in the mood for a beer and some great typical bar food, this is the place to be! We have some great memories of this place!

Thank SamaraInfoCenter
San Jose
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2009

It's a bar. Period. Greasy, smelly, the furniture is horrible. Nothing impressive. Oh wait, yes, the prices were impressive!

Thank Mark_the_Gringo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, International
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pavas Road, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2232 2727

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?