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All 76 Alajuela Restaurants

Como en Casa

Plaza Real Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
2441-7607/2440-4300
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Ranked #13 of 76 Restaurants in Alajuela
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 11:45 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Argentinean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Cincinnati
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife, son, and I ate dinner here our last night in Costa Rica. It is located in the Real Plaza to which our hotel provided a shuttle service for dinner. It offers Argentine cuisine with its focus on beef, fish and pasta. We had the empanada appetizers, the house salad, and beef tenderloin with mushroom sauce and they were... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I've frequented this establishment since they open 5 or 6 years ago... Never had an issue... The owner always seemed to be friendly and concerned about my meal... Today was completely different... It appeared it was a day the owner was not around.. The meal was not to our liking which we informed the waiter. He seemed unconcerned... He cleared... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It is really a nice place, serve good food, large sized portions makes it great, a bit pricy though. Waiter attention is excellent

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Prince George, Virginia, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

First, Yerlin is a fantastic waiter. The food was good, priced moderately. The restaurant was casual and relaxing. Enjoyed the meal, as did the family. Definitely worth a visit in you're in Alajuela.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is the the third time I've eaten at this wonderful place and I've never been disappointed! We've had empanadas, blood sausage and mushroom soup appetizers, all fantastic! Our meals were various steak cuts--my daughter raved about the rump steak--and the pork rib. Never disappointed!! Too full to have dessert so can't review that. Fantastic Chilean and Argentinian wine selections.... More

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This Argentinian restaurant is, in my opinion, one of the very few high points (for dining, at least) in downtown Alajuela. I have lived there most of my life, and this is usually the first place that comes to mind when I want to have a moderately fancy dinner without driving too far. Service is prompt and courteous, although not... More

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Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We enjoyed a nice chilean wine with some great beef fajitas. The service and atmosphere were great. It was a nice place to have a quiet dinner however we did feel the prices were a bit steep.

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Grand Cayman
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

It came highly recommended, we expected a nice dinner Restaurant, it was essentially a side-walk Cafe with inside tables. Service was prompt if unsophisticated, food was 0k. Wine by the Glass only had one choice (House wine) Considering the whole package, the Restaurant does not deserve the level of build up it gets and is overprized, the same meal at... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012 via mobile

Here's a good spot close to airport and nearby hotels. A good choice for business when visitors want something nearby so they can rest for an early flight in morning. Decent steaks, good drinks and great service. Nice to bring my steak loving boss to a place where you don't have to worry about cheap Lomito. Not the cheapest, but... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We had a wonderful time in Como en Casa, the service was great they really treated us like we were family the ambiance is awesome and I can't say enough about the food. My husband loved the bife de chorizo and I found the best salmon I've tried in Costa Rica. And the prices were very reasonable.

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