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Bufalo Grill and Market

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, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
2282-4122
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 13
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Oasis near the Studio Hotel

Had to stay a few nights at Studio Hotel, which is next to NOTHING! So, right down the street was Bufalo Grill so I went in. The owner spoke excellent English which was comfortable for me, since my Spanish is awful. I think he said he was from Argentina and landed in CR. They have a limited menu... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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English first
New York City, New York
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113 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Had to stay a few nights at Studio Hotel, which is next to NOTHING! So, right down the street was Bufalo Grill so I went in. The owner spoke excellent English which was comfortable for me, since my Spanish is awful. I think he said he was from Argentina and landed in CR. They have a limited menu - very... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We visited Buffalo Grill twice in a week. It was awesome. Loved the New York Strip and so did my children. Looking forward to returning. More people need to know about it.

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Barrie, Canada
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273 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Since there are so many rave reviews (on which we based our decision to try this place) perhaps we hit a bad night. We were the only customers throughout our meal and the server was very good although the owner/manager ignored us. We were given a complimentary cheese bread and sausage starter - nice gesture but greasy and the sausage... More 

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Alajuela
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I choose the Bufalo Grill restaurtant to celebrate my wife´s birthday and the option was great. The meal was so good, slightly different presentation of the dish tan the last time I ate here. Next time I will try the New York Steak. 100% recommended it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I am honestly shocked there are no bad reviews for this place. We made a mistake of walking in tonight because we stayed at a nearby hotel and there were not many choices within walking distance. We had fried calamari which was breaded in Panko so all you tasted was the heavy breading and a gummy,thin strip of calamari served... More 

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Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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80 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Met some friends here which is conveniently located next to Studio Hotel. Delicious food, drinks were good and the staff very friendly. Would definitely go back

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Again, recently had the pleasure of enjoying a "Last Supper" of all of my favorite delicasies at my all time favorite restaurant - Bufalo Grill & Market in Santa Ana. This particular dinner was a very special one since I was facing a very serious and lengthy surgery at Cima Hospital the next day and had been told that for... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Good service, great idea. Glad to have access to buffalo mozarella, Carpaccio was excellent. burgers well made, cooked to perfection. Only downside...price! I know Costa Rica is extremely expensive these days, and it´s a novelty meat, but I believe they could revise the pricing structure. also, get a wine list and offer full bottles!

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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117 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Value for the colon is not one of the triangle that this restaurant tries to achieve.. They have a nice little restaurant and good wait staff... The beefalo is good and of good quality. We had tried it before, but be prepared to pay $25-$30 for a basic meal.... Not value.. $13 for a small plate of bufalo meat tartar....... More 

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We have been back here now three times since they have re-decorated this already beautiful restaurant with undoubtedly the best service and food in the entire Santa Ana area. Tonight we chose it to celebrate the American "Mother's Day" holiday. We are now almost "true Costa Rican's having lived here for five wonderful years in this beautiful Country but still... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: , Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: 2282-4122

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: South American, Central American

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?