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Chicken Joe's

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Latin, Central American, Peruvian, Spanish, South American
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Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Brooklyn, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to get some highly recommended organic chicken here to take back to our hotel and it was delicious. The sides were good, we got black beans and tortillas as well as french fries. Everyone raves about the sauces which were good, but the two BBQ sauces were very similar and seemed pretty standard. I asked for a side... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife that does not know at meat gets the fish tacos. I love the chicken! Shrimp tacos and ceviche is good too.

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Thank tootoast
Laguna Beach
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is fun, the owners are vey sweet. We came here a few times during our stay and enjoyed the 1/2 chicken and also the stir fry. Great food and cold beers

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Thank beckywLagunaBeach
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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300 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good rotisserie chicken with plenty of choices for sides and sauces. Friendly service and nice little roadside patio .

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Thank just1backpack
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owners are Peruvian and menu has a little fusion vibe to it. I had the fish tacos. They were excellent with a different flavor/style than I have usually found in Costa Rica or the US. My kids had the 1/2 chicken. The Chicken appears to be their specialty and while eating the kids' leftovers, I would probably get this next... More 

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Thank John P
Mountain View, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Costa Rica has great chicken in general, but the taste here was the best of all. The people who work here were very kind and caring. It did take a while for the food to come out of the kitchen, but any doubts of whether the wait would be worth it vanished at the first bite. Top notch food! They... More 

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Thank werqwer
Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service and super tasty IPA! The desserts are to die for. I will definitely come back.

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Thank cragholm
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant! I had the fish tacos and they were totally lush and fresh! My companion had 1/4 chicken with 2 sides and it was exquisite! It's a fun vibe and has great food!

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Thank alypre
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Open air restaurant serves rotisserie chicken and fish. Great sides accompany the meal. Charming staff. Good price

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Thank Kristi C
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! Best value and best meal in Santa Teresa. The Chicken fell off the bone with a great dipping sauce. Cabbage slaw was excellent. Great value.

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Thank Dusty B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Peruvian, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa

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