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al chile viola

Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0433
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ravioli” (39 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (19 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (3 reviews)
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18:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had such a lovely dinner here, so much flavour! Quality ingredients and handmade pastas to indulge in. Truly an experience.

Thank Tread_Lightly2017
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had an amazing dinner here! The owners were just lovely and the service was the best we had in town. Our food was incredible, drinks strong and tasty and the ambiance was perfect. We highly recommend al chile viola!

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We went here with a group of 9 people for an end of trip/birthday dinner for my son. The service was on point and our table was ready when we arrived. The food is seafood heavy Italian. There's also meat dishes which came in handy...More

Thank JustinGlory
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The food is very good, with high quality ingredients and innovative recipes, everything is really fresh. The place is also nice, candlelit, relaxed, with beach vibes. Also you can find vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We went here as it was close to where we were staying. My girlfriend is actually Italian and is an executive chef so we rarely go to Italian restaurants. Limited menu. Lots of specials. The pasta was cooked well. The flavours were nice.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This was our celebration dinner while visiting Santa Teresa. It was such a hot night that we chose two appetizers instead of a hot entree. We both had tomato caprese and the portions were huge. The mozzarella was so rich. My daughter ordered the portobello...More

Thank DCTerri
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Outstanding quality of food!!! Small size plates, only thing i have to complain. Besides that the food is so tasteful that nothing else matters!

Thank kylechronis
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We spent a month in Santa Teresa and we absolutely LOVED Al Chile Viola! The food was so so so good! everything we had was AMAZING.. we ate there over a dozen times and were never disappointed. The staff were very attentive and always had...More

Thank shannon r
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place, the staff are really friendly and the menu is really inspiring. We had a starter and main each and drinks and coffee. The food was delicious and very fresh. There was a storm and the electricity went out but everything...More

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in a long while! I had the grilled octopus with a green Italian sauce and a side of pumpkin squash. My meal was cooked perfectly and so well seasoned. The menu seemed to have a great range of...More

Thank Sybille B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0433
  • E-mail
Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.
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