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La Taperia Restaurante

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1.5 km este del semaforo peatonal del INVU Las Canas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
+506 2443 1392
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfection at its best.

We dined here on the recommendations of our hotel host. Great friendly service, excellent food, great atmosphere and reasonably priced. After travelling for over two months in Costa Rica this was one of our top three places to dine. Off the beaten path and well worth finding. Great wines and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2014
jimimy
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Vernon, Canada
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Richmond, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Expensive and not very good. Toughest steak I have ever had. The spare rib was country style, fatty but alright. Go to the Mexican restaurant next door.

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Vernon, Canada
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94 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We dined here on the recommendations of our hotel host. Great friendly service, excellent food, great atmosphere and reasonably priced. After travelling for over two months in Costa Rica this was one of our top three places to dine. Off the beaten path and well worth finding. Great wines and exceptionally clean bathrooms made this a favorite for us.

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Alajuela
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

La Tapería is a Spanish tapas/Steakhouse which has great surprises for the customers. Located in place far from heavy traffic and downtown noise La Tapería offers great options on steak and several different soanish tapas. They have a great selection of spanish tapas, I recommend the "papas segovianas" an exquisit potatos tapa. Also the restaurant has an interesting wine selection... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

I'd been to this place a lot of times, and always his owners manage to surprise me with something new. This restaurant is a steakhouse, however, they have a lot of spanish typical dishes called “tapas“. It's a small but cozy place. The owners are in the restaurant the whole time, so this ensures you a great experience. They have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1.5 km este del semaforo peatonal del INVU Las Canas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2443 1392

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Spanish

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