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La Trocha

La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 29 restaurants in Atenas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Atenas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We live in Atenas and have eaten in every restaurant in the area. Without a doubt and by a wide margin, La Trocha has the best and most interesting food. Filet La Trocha is corvina (sea bass) in a fabulous shrimp sauce and is my personal favorite - this is what I had last evening. My wife loves the Filet... More

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Alexandria,LA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The place was recommended and I had been there a year ago. I had the La Trocha Corvina and it was very good, including the La Trocha sauce. The service was good.

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had a couple great meals at LaTrocha. We met Iliana and Frank and love them. It was so much fun talking with Iliana, us in English and hers in Spanish. Somehow we understood each other. We had Cerviche, which was wonderful. The bean dip was delicious. I had the beef steak and it was wonderful, even though I heard... More

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chicago, il
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We loved this restaurant. It has a wonderful atmosphere. The service was very good. When our waitress had trouble understanding us, she was able to get help from someone who speaks English. There were four of us, and we all the filet. It was excellent, good presentation and the taste was as good as anything we have eaten in Costa... More

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Service is not good but the food more than makes up for it both in value, size and yumminess. Go for sure, even if you are in San Jose. No desserts and no fruit juices. Great to go with kids.it is hard to find but worth it!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

The food is so delicious that you'll want to come back over and over again. I know I will. We ordered the fish ceviche, lomito a la plancha and the fish fillet. Every bite was so savory. Probably one of the best places in Costa Rica

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Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My husband and I rented a house for a month in Atenas - wonderful experience. While we enjoyed Tico food, it tended to taste the same and toward the end of our visit, we wanted something with more flavor. Note that my husband is a chef, so we've been eating very well in our rented house as he has tried... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

On my last night visiting friends in Atenas we had an amazing meal at La Trocha. My ceviche was incredibly light and fresh and while an appetizer portion, could have easily passed as a main. Our main dishes were also fantastic. My friends had dishes from the chef's recommendations, steak with jalapeno sauce and mixed seafood, and I had sea... More

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Atenas, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Last night, in Costa Rica, a fantastic dinner in a place recommended by our new friend, it was a great meal in a simple pleasant atmosphere...

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We just went to La Trocha this past week and were not disappointed. We have been going there for the last 2 years and have never had anything but the best. Frank and his family always greet you with a genuine smile and in a personal , family type of way. We consider this as one of the best places... More

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