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Baalbek

3 Km. North, 600 West of the church | San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
506-2267-6683
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Ranked #30 of 84 restaurants in Heredia
Price range: $8 - $40
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean, International, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Baalbek is the place you'd like to visit & enjoy if you are looking to spend quality time with your family & friends, and a "must" place to enjoy a very romantic time with your couple.We are open every day from 11 am to 12mn from S-Th and 11am to 1am from F-S. We offer Belly Dance show every Friday and Live Music on Saturdays. Check our website for more special events info! We hope to serve you very soon!!!
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English first
Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Great decoration very nice, comfortable, magic place and view!! incredible to share with your boyfriend!! a group of friends, to celebrate your birthday!! amazing view and atmosphere

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Looking for a place for a romantic date, I found this restaurant online. I called first, to inquire about reservations and the belly dance presentation. We got there by 9 pm on a Friday and not only enjoyed a delicious meal, but also a very artistic belly dance presentation. This restaurant is a bit pricey, but it is worth the... More

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Ciudad Quesada, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Really nice place. Great view of San Jose lights at night. Waiter was incompetent and indifferent. Asked for Drambue. He said they didn't have. Went to bar and bartender had it. Ordered seabass waiter came back and said they were out. Offered tuna or mahi mahi. Then came back and said no mahi mahi. Sucked on ice in empty glass... More

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Coral Gables, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

First time visit to this restuarant, whose location and panoramic view of the central valley is spectacular. Sharing with a group of friends we taste dishes of delicious Middle Eastern food and its international gastronomy. This restaurant has the advantage of offering spaces also as party room. Recommended to share with friends, in groups, and families. The staff is very... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The place itself is really nice, located in a nice area and with nice view to the Central Valley. The service; however, was a terrible experience, we were barely greeted, the reservation was not done as agreed, the food average but for the price we paid I expected better quality. The only good thing of the night was the performance... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We just visited Baalbek again after quite some time. It was better than last time. There were 4 of us and we each ordered different entrees. All were very well done. The salad was enjoyable and the deserts fabulous. The view is always amazing and the service was excellent!

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Montreal, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Very beautiful view of San Jose. Food was just OK (fish overcooked, steak tough) but the view and the fireplace made for a very cozy atmosphere. As we were part of a tour maybe with better menu choices and a smaller group maybe we would have had better food. Don't know the cost as it was included in our tour... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

An older restaurant with good food and amazing views. It is in one of my favorite areas of Costa Rica, the mountains of Heredia.

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San Jose , Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

The food was terrible and the place is run down not fun at all

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2010

Although I see the frustation from the previous post; I was very satisfied with Baalbek restaurant in Costa Rica. I know the prices are on the high-end of the price scale, but nevertheless the view has no comparison. Costa Rica has many beautiful places but none with a view similar to this one--and the athmosphere. It's certainly a place not... More

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