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Taco Bar Restaurant

600m North of the Red Cross in Santa Ana, San Jose, Costa Rica
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English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A great meal, at a small price, killer salad bar. The person that took the order was very helpful explaining the menu options, the meal was delivered to our table fast and with a nice layout. The salad bar was full of options, highly recommended.

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Brasil de Santa Ana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have been to Taco Bar restaurant at least six times and my favorite meal is the lunch plate of hummus with a center of grilled beef and mushrooms, served with pita bread. The fish and chips is also great although my friends french fries were not hot this last visit which is unusual for this restaurant. They now have... More

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Cozy outdoor atmosphere with great food choices. Indoor dining also. Nice view of the Santa Ana mountains. Service and assistance outstanding.

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Yeah, it's more Gringo than Tico, but it's a fun place (you can actually sit on swings at eat!) and the Atun Tacos are made with seared ahi, and are to die for! Less than 5 minutes from the highway, but can get crowded.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We discovered Taco Bar in Jaco. What an amazingly good fish taco, with a salad bar that had the best of everything to put on! Then we followed it up by finding this one in Santa Ana of San Jose. Can't wait 'til it makes it to the USA.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Grilled, spicy, fried, you name it... this is the place to get it. Fast-food-ish, with fantastic fresh fish tacos and ceviche and a "fixins bar" to kick up your dishes. Relatively cheap, high quality, and nicely laid out, this is fantastic eatin'...

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Great food and smoothies! Pineapple smoothie is to die for. Best in Costa Rica! We went there 4 times in our 12 day stay in Jaco. Breakfast pizza was no good but everything else was amazing. Hummus platter, chicken platter both delicious! Must try pineapple smoothie!! Best bang for your buck in Jaco too!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

No regrets after eating here, they have several fresh fish options and a decent salad bar. I personally like this place because its hard to find a good tuna steak around town. Kudos to owner for their great design and architecture of their restaurants.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

I eat here most of the times in here and is just simply great! The breakfast option starting at $3 is awesome, they changed the option everyday. All the produce is fresh and the potatoes are great!! The tuna steak is delicious and the calamari pita is super yummy and the mix potatoes a tootal success!!!

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Westfield, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Their gallo pinto was fantastic. We ate here for breakfast almost every day and had lunch one time. My husband was a huge fan of the smoothies too. We recommended the restaurant to many others. The $3 special is great. They are closed on Monday only. We loved the atmosphere too.

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