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La Oveja Negra Bar y Boqueria

South American, Costa Rican
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En el cruce de Piedades y Brasil de Santa Ana. Carretera a Ciudad Colon Santa Ana, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place for a quick munch and drink

We went to this place the other day. Party of 6 and had a great time. Prices are not that bad if you mostly order from Vocas or small plates. The size of the plates are more than adequate and prices are reasonable. Service was good, nothing outstanding. I would try it again but not for heavy dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Mike B
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went to this place the other day. Party of 6 and had a great time. Prices are not that bad if you mostly order from Vocas or small plates. The size of the plates are more than adequate and prices are reasonable. Service was good, nothing outstanding. I would try it again but not for heavy dinner.

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Castelldefels, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I visited on my own at 8pm on a Wednesday and it was quite busy but still enough space and parking. The Ceviche starter was good but they never taste the same when not eating them on a beach. The chicken wings were hot and excellent however and the two beers washed it down well. Pretty good at less than... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Good parking, awesome environment, great food and very economic. All you need for an after office or weekend plan.

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Loma Linda, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Arrived to our hotel late - around 9:30pm. After checking in, a lot of restaurants had closed. Our hotel host recommended this restaurant because it was a local favorite and was open late. We missed the entrance, but we got there. Just look for the lit up Imperial sign that says entrada. This is like a tapas restaurant. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My husband and I live near the Santa Ana area and this is one of our favorite restaurants. The service is great, the food is delicious and the prices are very reasonable. You get to enjoy a variety of meals and they´re all yummy. There are even several options for vegetarians and meat lovers. There is a mix of mediterranean-inspired... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Loved this place. The food is small plate tapas style food. We got three dishes between the two of us and were very well fed. Good value for the quality of the food.

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Comox, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I read a couple of the other reviews and couldn't disagree more. Dress code? I don't think so. Don't know where that person went but couldn't be this one unless...no shoes, no shirt..... And bad service? Must have been the wrong place. Everyone we have spoke to about Oveja Negra has said it has the best service in the Central... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I love going to bars that serve "bocas" this place has the typical, plus meat poultry, seafood and even Mediterranean type dishes that are just the right size! You can go enjoy your beers, outdoor seating at a really great price!

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Miami, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We came to this restaurant after being recommended by an American local. We went on an overcast evening, which may have had something to do with the strange atmosphere of the place. There were very few patrons when we came, so the environment was kind of off. The food was pretty good, tapas style. We had Caipirinhas, which were a... More 

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NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Went to this restaurant on the recommendation of the woman working the desk at our hotel, and we were very pleased. The serving sizes are small (meant to be like tapas), but very reasonably priced (about $4 each). We were looking for a light lunch, so it was perfect for us, but it did also allow us to try some... More 

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Additional Information about La Oveja Negra Bar y Boqueria

Address: En el cruce de Piedades y Brasil de Santa Ana. Carretera a Ciudad Colon Santa Ana, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: South American, Costa Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: En el cruce de Piedades y Brasil de Santa Ana. Carretera a Ciudad Colon Santa Ana, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: South American, Costa Rican
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?