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rosti pollos

En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Ranked #21 of 76 Restaurants in Alajuela
Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Description: Near the Hampton Inn in Alajuela Costa Rica
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English first
West Melbourne, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

My husband and I stopped her for lunch after landing in Costa Rica and picking up our rental car. A fellow Trip Advisor had recommended it as a good lunch stop in the area and it was very convienant since it was literally right in front of our car rental office. The restaurant was open-air and we could see into... More

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Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our server did not speak a lot of english but we made due. The food was very good. We all ordered something different. I had the Chicken Strips, very tender and juicy there were also 3 sides. More food than I could eat. Chicken lasagna, black bean soup, a chicken sandwich, chicken with rice. all good.

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Columbiana, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

This is our first stop when arriving in CR. We are usually starved and weary so a quick stoll over to Rosti's for a cold brew and delicious, authentic food always puts us in vacation mode.

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Alameda, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We started out with corn on the cob that was good and then had a tablita with rosted chicken, avocado, beans and salsa. It was very plain. They needed Mexican cooks. Try the crystal cake it might get you excited.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went to Rosti Pollo for a quick bite to eat. I usually have two beers before I start eating. For this, you have to order everything you like right at the beginning. Because they will never, ever come back to ask if you like another drink or anything else before the food arrives. When the food arrives, you have... More

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East STroudsburg, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have eaten at this location a couple of times during my visits to CR to spend time with the in-laws. If you are expecting the usual CR service from this restaurant then head somewhere else. We went here today because of a coupon offered by the hotel from this location. After we ate, we were told that they would... More

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is Costa Rica's chain restaurant for chicken... and it is very good! Not your KFC fried bird but a very tasty rotisserie chicken with local side options. There are many locations... I like the one off the walking mall in San Jose but this one is a great spot to fill up before those 5 oz soft drinks that... More

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Corfu Town, Greece
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

A restaurant dedicated to roast chicken should never serve chicken with blood inside, near the bones.And the strange thing was that the chicken wasnt at all juisy.The side plates not at all tasty.Overall, a bad experience for someone who eats everything!

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Bridgewater, Canada
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167 reviews 167 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Our family of 6 ate dinner here before our flight home the next day. Service was good but a little slow (compared to what we are used to), but friendly none the less. The food was very good and portion sizes were great. We didn't leave hungry and the rotisserie style chicken was really tasty. Overall atmosphere is more of... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

On our visits to Costa Rica we have made it a tradition to always make sure to have lunch at one of the many Rosti locations around San Jose. This technically may be a "fast food" restaurant, but the food is amazing. The large and juicy chickens are roasted all throughout the day on an open fire pit, and are... More

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