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La Esquina de Buenos Aires

Calle 11 Av corner 4, San Jose, Costa Rica
(506) 2223 1909
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Ranked #5 of 312 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Costa Rica can be a little bit slow with the service, but hey that's just their laid back nature. This place however is brilliant service, the food is amazing and heat value for money. Highly recommended!

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Feels like Buenos Aires. Excellent food, nice lively atmosphere, and excellent wine list. The wait staff is also very friendly.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I went to La Esquina de Buenos Aires for a birthday celebration with relatives, and we were not disappointed. The meal was fantastic, excellent cooking and food for a very reasonable price, especially the meat and the wine, which we enjoyed very much. The place is beautifully decorated, and the ambiance is great. We had a lot of fun with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We are dinner here tonight. Although we didn't have a reservation they squeezed us in. Our food was amazing. Great value. Steaks were cooked to perfection. All was perfect. Advise: call ahead and make reservations if going on a weekend. A very busy place

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This steakhouse is quite possibly one of the best we've ever eaten at, anywhere. The steaks were delicious and prepared exactly as requested, with excellent side dishes. The spinach appetizer was equally delicious. Mauricio served us and was very helpful in explaining the differences between different steaks, and guiding our order to our preferences. Overall a terrific experience. Reservations a... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I have never been disappointed with my meal at La Esquina de Buenos Aires Resturant in San Jose, Costa Rica. I have been going there for 7 years now, since they opened. Every time it is delightful. It has become so popular, a reservation is needed.

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San José, Costa Rica
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Here the atmosphere is the best, never fails. Meat dishes are of excellent quality, attention is first , and the rest are good supplements to take this restaurant a great experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of the very few nice restaurants in San-Jose ! The food is good, the Sangria too....the only problem is the price level, as it is in all the restaurants in Costa-Rica. If you want to change from local typical food, this is one the place where you should go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Authentic Argentinian cousine, Excellent atmosphere and great location. Recommend it for any ovation, or just the night out or friend gathering or simply a good night experience, Start at the bar kick back have a glass of wine order the appetizer there and mingle a bit it is worth it, ahhhhhh Atmosphere so hard to find in this Country.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

For someone that does not eat meats this place is the place! The variety, and care they put into their vegetarian options on the menu are superb! I highly recommend their salads and wine! Although their classical argintine turnovers are a must too!

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Additional Information about La Esquina de Buenos Aires

Address: Calle 11 Av corner 4, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 2223 1909
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

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