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En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Near the Hampton Inn in Alajuela Costa Rica

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fine if you need something fast.

Fast food, specializing in chicken. Nothing to write home about, but very convenient to the Holiday Inn Express.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
jkwebb
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Fast food, specializing in chicken. Nothing to write home about, but very convenient to the Holiday Inn Express.

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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200 reviews 200 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express 2 nights flying in and out of the SJO airport. One night we ate at the Denny's across the street the other we decided to try Rosti Pollos which is also across the street on the other side of the Casino and were pleasantly surprised. This is a reasonably priced restaurant (much better... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

As noted by others you have 2 choices if staying at the nearby hotels. We chose this as we prefer not to use chain restaurants when traveling. The rotisserie chicken was very good. We ordered sides that were new to us for the experience - after tasting the yucca sticks we decided that the plant got it's name when the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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364 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I was staying in the Hampton Inn next to the Holiday Inn Express in Alajuela, because it is near the airport and is located on the highway that leads to Monteverde where the Cloud Forest is. However, as far as dinning is concern, there is very limited choice. This one is one. The menu is simple, basically roast chicken with... More 

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B.C. Canada
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218 reviews 218 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I really should be giving this restaurant one less star. But, the service was friendly & efficient. I ordered the chicken & avocado salad. It arrived without the avocado. I told the waiter that the kitchen staff had missed putting it in my salad. Some one from the kitchen brought a small dish of avocado to add to the salad.... More 

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La Guacima
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Good taste and good value. I've eaten here both on my own and with my family a number of times and highly recommend it if you're looking for good chicken at a reasonable price.

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Santa Fe, NM
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155 reviews 155 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

If you're staying at the nearby airport hotels, this restaurant is one of two choices you will have......we ate dinner there the other evening, and have to give it mixed reviews.......my husband enjoyed his quesadilla and I thought the chicken salad was pretty good especially since Rosti Pollos is basically a fast food place. My husband had a house white... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The food,specifically,the chicken was tasteless and at 7.95 for a half chicken it is ridiculous.Costco has ruined us all with their delightful whole chicken for 4.95.This joint makes Denny's look like Ruth Crist.Trust me on this one eat next door,at the airport or out of a vending machine(maybe a dumpster)

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Devon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The sandwich I had was poor quality and overly sweet to my taste. Perhaps if you like American fast food it's ok, but I wouldn't recommend it. But what was really bad was that my fruit juice had dirt in it. I didn't realise until I reached the end of the glass and nearly choked on the dirt. Very poor... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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356 reviews 356 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My associate and I went out for a quick lunch. aRosti is a fast food place with a few outlets in San Jose. We orderwed a lunch platter which arrived very quickly and was hard fried. The black beans were a slurry with little texture but the plaintain were good. The meal stayed with me for several hours. Service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Costa Rican

Description

Near the Hampton Inn in Alajuela Costa Rica

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