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Restaurant Chirripo

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Latin, Central American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American
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On Calle 1 | between Avenida 2 and 4, San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
+506 (0)2771 0529
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Still pretty much the same. If your in the area you must spend time eating or drinking here. Food is always pretty good but the people watching is the best and your always sure to meet and make new friends here. You Can't say that you have experienced San Isidro with out spending an afternoon here!

Thank James T
west palm beach
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146 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

I was there for a lunch meeting with three others. In my opinion with the four different meals we were served nothing deserved a rating more than average. I've been to other lower rated reviewed restaurants in the area that I would say are much better.

Thank baseball1130
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Good prices, Wi-Fi connection and very comfortable chairs! I also appreciated that they are open late and right across from the park. Very convenient for travelers.

Thank ChrisL_Moncton
Heredia, Costa Rica
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I met a friend for a light dinner there recently. It is well run and very pleasant. I had a chifrijo, a layered Costa Rican dish of rice, beans, meat, and pico de gallo. It was fine. I especially like being on the main square and watching people walk by. I would go there again.

Thank Quincho Q
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

Even though the restaurant looks very nice and expensive. The menu caters to all kinds of budgets. (Such as a backpacker who got stuck in the city cause he missed the last bus) the staf was very friendlymost speaking spanish and english (at lsast the ones I talked to) would de finitly go again should I ever travel to san... More 

Thank Cole S
San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Now La Terazza Restaurant. Under new ownership. The food is the same. Drink prices are double most other local places. No longer the hang out for expats and most folks go next door. I miss the place as do most ex pats, but we have moved on.

1 Thank 937Willy
San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2013

in san isidro the place that has been a tradition... a plce in front of the main park and next to church. locla and visitors are always here eating, havig a cup of coffee and people watching.

Thank Geinier
Orford, Canada
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2012

We ended up on the terrace of this restaurant with hungry children and even if the service was painfully long (you're in Costa Rica after all) and the terrace full of smoking expats (we are not used to cigarette smoke smell while eating any more in Canada...), the food was incredibly cheap and delicious. Try the Taco doble with French... More 

Thank Catherine F
Nelson, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2011

We are a Canadian couple who have visited this restaurant over a dozen times in the past two months while wintering in Costa Rica. We have not visited the ajoining hotel yet. The setting is ideal for a downtown restaurant. You look across the street to a beautiful huge church and the beautiful almost city block size vibrant park. The... More 

Thank CommonSense60
Stephenville, Texas
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162 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2011

Service was acceptableand tended to be the best part. Food was tasteless but moderately priced...Corvina filete with veggies $6.50. Loud and obnoxious expats hanging out drinking and professional ladies in and out.

Thank bobinman1

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Latin, Central American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
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  • Address: On Calle 1 | between Avenida 2 and 4, San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Isidro de El General
  • Phone Number: +506 (0)2771 0529

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