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Las Piedras

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Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean
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200 mts N from the croossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
26400453
Today
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 94
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Must Visit

i have visited the Santa Teresa/Mal Pais area four times, and Las Piedras is always one of my first stops. I love the casual atmosphere, friendly service, and the open grill. The steak with chimichurri and beef empanadas are two of my favorites. The steak comes with salad and creamy mashed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Lynne B
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Boston
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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143 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Boston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

i have visited the Santa Teresa/Mal Pais area four times, and Las Piedras is always one of my first stops. I love the casual atmosphere, friendly service, and the open grill. The steak with chimichurri and beef empanadas are two of my favorites. The steak comes with salad and creamy mashed potatoes. The steak is full of flavor, tender and... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I ordered a "meat plate for two" which had steak, pork ribs, chicken, and sausages. We both ate so much and there was still some left over! I thought the food was delicious, especially the steak, even though I am not a huge meat eater. The empanadas were also very good, as was the homemade chimmichurri sauce.... More 

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Good food here, and the tourists love taking pictures of the chicken and beef roasted over the fire. The staff were very pleasant and attentive, price was fair.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great food !Argentina food at its best in Santa Teresa!We love how chill it is 1/2 chicken with salad always a Great dish!Kids meals great pick for the Ninias ! Very happy people.If you aren't warm enough sit by the fire pit!

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Wenatchee, Washington, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Saturday night at 7 pm. It was vey hot and dusty. We sat inside because of the dust and street noise. The food was excellent and I highly recommend the tropical sangria. My husband had grilled chicken and I had the grilled fish with garlic butter. Everything was cooked to perfection. I would give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you love meat then this is THE place. We ordered the shared platter of beef, pork, chicken, etc. for 4 people and it was so much food. We couldn't finish it. Many embers of our surf and yoga camp group from Pura Vida Adventures said this was one of their fave restaurants. Warning - if you don't like the... More 

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ojochal costa rica
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

this place is really good. great chicken a la parilla by the argentine expats. didn't get to try everything, but that pollo asado is really, really good.

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montreal
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Typical grill located right on the main and dusty road of Santa Teresa. Fortunately the amount of ATV is reduce at night so you can enjoy this Argentinian grill. The meat is cook on an open fire and the service is very efficient ( snappy ) We had the grilled chicken with mashed potatoes and salads, perfect. Good food at... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had dinner here and the food was delicious! I had a seared tuna that was done just the way I like it. Portions are generous and I had left overs for breakfast. This is an open air restaurant with music and friendly people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This was the best restaurant in Mal Pais. We ate here several times during our fabulous trip to the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The owners and staff we very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 mts N from the croossroads, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: 26400453

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?