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Canal 7 | Sabana Oeste, San Jose, Costa Rica
296-7667
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 34
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pleasant ambiance and good service

My colleagues and I wanted a good seafood meal and that's what we found. I really enjoyed the cordial atmosphere and the service was fast and efficient. My plate of garlic seafood was delicious. I can safely recommend this restaurant to anyone. Enjoy your meal!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Jackie A
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English first
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My colleagues and I wanted a good seafood meal and that's what we found. I really enjoyed the cordial atmosphere and the service was fast and efficient. My plate of garlic seafood was delicious. I can safely recommend this restaurant to anyone. Enjoy your meal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The food is excellent, the ceviche is premium. The price is right, overall a very good place. We have eaten there every day that we were at the Crown Plaza. We have been here at the Crown Plaza for 2 weeks.

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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Well we ate at several of the Princesa Marinas quite regularly as the food was good , portions a good service and service excellent but after a few not so good visits and the quality was way down so we stopped going. Not one to hold that against a place that was always goo , we decided to take some... More 

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Costa Rica
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Very expensive and food is not fresh or good. I used to go there before but not any more. The fish soup was very bad.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Although the restaurant isn't considered a high end quality restaurant, its food represents knowledge and caring input as well as respect for all sea food alike. Ask for a Paella which will knock your socks off or enjoy the Fresh Friend Pargo (Red Snapper) to truly enjoy the flavor or a Costa Rican sea food diner. There are many locations... More 

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Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Unfortunately I think our hotel underestimated the tastes of me and my friend. Had we been your average American tourists, we probably would have loved this Red Lobster-esque Costa Rican restaurant, but unfortunately we were looking for something a bit more exquisite. Don't get me wrong: the food is good and the service is good, but that's it. It's good.... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The food was fair the prices was good but there was nothing super special about the restaurant. Located near the park but with no view the atmosphere is something one might find at a beach restaurant without the beach. Service was not the best but the place seemed clean enough.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This review is about the one in Moravia, gave the place another chance after a year or so that a family got food poisoned due to bad hygiene and even thought their prices are ok with the food, the Moravia restaurant will never be the same as the incident i mentioned, poor service, looked ran down and not even a... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Poor hygiene as well as loud and always cramped. The place is always full but I don't know why so many people tend to eat there is the quality and service are not up to par. Last time I went we ordered a plate of calamari and they were old and dry and stringy and did not taste fresh whatsoever.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The place has indeed good value for money, portions are huge, taste is OK but the layover is more of a bar's than of a restaurants. It tends to be busy so the service is quite slow, but with a smile on the face :). I had seabass stuffed with seafood. The seafood was indeed delicious while the fish was... More 

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Address: Canal 7 | Sabana Oeste, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 296-7667
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose

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  • Address: Canal 7 | Sabana Oeste, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 296-7667

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