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La Trocha

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La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas, Costa Rica
24460533
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11:00 am - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Sirloin and Sea Bass

We came on a whim, and the food was excellent! The sea bass la trocha and sirloin with jalapenos sauce was amazing... Will definitely return on our next visit!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Jason A
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We came on a whim, and the food was excellent! The sea bass la trocha and sirloin with jalapenos sauce was amazing... Will definitely return on our next visit!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Eaten here twice...one lunch this trip and one dinner a few years ago. Both times the food was great and the ambiance nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We are here last year, and couldn't wait to go back this year when we visited Atenas again. We saved it for our last night, and it was all we had remembered it to be. We both had the filet mignon, and it was excellent. I usually shy away from the plantains, but these were prepared deliciously. The chef was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had a great dinner here while spending one night in Atenas. The food was fresh and well prepared, the service friendly and great. So while driving from the Pacific Coast to the airport on the last night of our vacation we decided to go back again! The Chicarron and seabass were wonderful.

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Mendon, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Enjoyed the casado pescado very much. My husband had the Maris cads which was also very delicious. Cost was a bit higher than we expected based on other reviews but overall good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We visited many restaurants in Atenas, and this was one of our favorites. Great menu, reasonable pricing, friendly helpful staff...away from the busy streets, this is a perfect spot for a great evening. We loved the sea bass, and fish soup...you won't regret spending an evening here!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

La Trocha is locating in a residential neighborhood . We walked past homes to get to this pavilion restaurant. We were only with three other diners later in the evening, quiet and serene. You can see the kitchen from your seat and the service was excellent . Only flaw NO DESERTS

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Ate there last year and loved it. Went back back this year and it's still great. The Bass is wonderful, but in truth, all the food was great. One of my favourites.

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Restaurant was tucked away nicely off the main road. Nice cozy outdoor atmosphere. We had a seafood rice platter and a steak dinner and both were amazing. Very well priced. One of our favourite dinners while on vacation.

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Just ate one of the best "Casado" lunches yet in Atenas. Casado is name for a typical Tico lunch plate. Mine today, after homemade chips and bean dip, was delicious sea bass, onions, peppers, beans, rice, fried plantains, salad, and plantain fritters. See photo!

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Additional Information about La Trocha

Address: La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 24460533
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Cuisine: South American, Costa Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: 24460533

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: South American, Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?