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Chicken Joe's

Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“yucca fries” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (141 reviews)
“tacos” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went there because it looks very inviting. Once you get to know, Oscar, his crew and the delicious food they serve, it is hard Rock go somewhere else. We have been there 4 times in one week, it was always a pleasure. Our favourite...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch here late in our trip and I wish I had found this place sooner. Don't let Chicken in the name fool you. They have excellent fish dishes too. And the food presentation for some of the dishes ...rivaled what a sit down...More

Thank ddld_fun
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ceviche here and yucca fries! The fish tacos were pretty great as well. Apparently they get the fish from Mal Pais, the fish market which makes it even more awesome because its fresh!!

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The joint is quite small and you wouldn't expect a rotisserie chicken restaurant to have the best tacos around. Closed during low season (october)

Thank jotaelepal
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I love this little restaurant! Everytime I go to Santa Teresa, I eat here at least once. The portion sizes are good and the tacos are delicious! I have heard how great the fish tacos are, but I personally prefer chicken. I love the spicy...More

Thank aeb0077
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had lunch here on our trip to Santa Teresa. We were told that Chicken Joe's was a must while we were in town and it did not disappoint. The chicken was so juicy and delicious, the fish tacos were great and the yucca fries...More

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The food is great at Joe's but the service is tremendous. My wife and I were abandoned by the pubic bus in front of this place -- we were trying to get to Mal Pais, the bus did not go there; anyway, after nine hours...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I've traveled near and far looking for the best fish tacos on the planet, lo and behold, they are at a little place called Chicken Joe's in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. We ate here the last 2 days we were on vacation, but if we...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Best chicken in town. Nice people. Fish & Chips is also recommended. Fair prices. Fish 🌮 are more in wrap style but delicious.

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Ceviche was amazing and the chicken was delicious! Loved the chimichurri sauce and the pineapple BBQ sauces. Definitely recommend eating here! The owners were very friendly. It was SUPER!

Thank Jillian W
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Donald W
10 February 2015|
Response from yada c | Property representative |
12 to 9 pm every day but tuesdays . Hope to see you soon , Billy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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