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El Novillo Alegre Parrilla Argentina

Santa Ana, Costa Rica
(506)22-034753
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Ranked #8 of 47 restaurants in Santa Ana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $45
Cuisines: Argentinean
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Homestead, Florida, United States
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Went with friends and experienced good food, excellent attention and price was about the best. Place looked clean and natural environment.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Searched all over the area for one good restaurant open on New Years Eve, 90 % of restaurants closed,,,, hard to imagine but apparently the custom here in Costa Rica,,, Even the fast food places like Mc Donalds, Burger King, Pizza Hut, etc. all closed... amazing... No reservations so had to wait about 45 minutes but worth it,,,, of course... More

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Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Very good piece of beef imported from the us easy to park All the time full for a reason I did not Go there for 6 months and the quality Still the same If you have a Costa Rican Amex You can have between 30 to 50% Discount depends what time of the year

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Fort Lauderdale
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This restaurant chain has several locations in the San Jose area. We went to the location in Cariari, near the Cariari Golf & Country Club. The restaurant itself is elegant - located on the 2nd floor of a retail plaza with a beautiful interior bar/dining room and large open-air balcony. We elected to sit on the balcony. Menu is fairly... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This is my favorite steakhouse in Costa Rica. They have a location in Escazú and another one in Lindora. I like the Lindora location better, maybe because it is more convenient for me, but both have excellent quality steaks. They bring you good bread with a very tasty butter when you arrive, so after that and the steak I don't... More

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This place has a wonderful piece of meat called CUADRIL. That's my favorite, you must try it. The restaurant has a nice variety of wines to pair with the meat of your choice. They make some homeade potato chips "papas Arturito" that are awesome. For desert the Pacake with dulce de leche is a treat!

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Panama City, Panama
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

A good friend picked this restaurant for dinner on my last trip to Costa Rica. And it was an excellent choice. We shared appetizers, Provoleta al oreganato, Empanada caprese and Empanada de carne. All were excellent. This restaurant is more a steakhouse so I ordered Entraña (skirt steak) and it was delicious. Cooked to perfection! This was the smallest cut... More

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Victoria, British Colombia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Steaks here are always pretty awesome. I prefer doris but my girlfriend prefers El Novillo Alegre so this place usually wins when we go out. Also just found out there is a location in Lindora, so it will be nice not having to drive out to Escazu. Will be trying it out.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere... Excellent consistency, same great flavor you left with every time around

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The food is good but overpriced. They offer discounts with especific credit cards but you can see the prices were overmarked

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