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C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
2289 5750
Today
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great anchovy pizza

I go there for anchovy pizza. I love it. And the reason that is conveniently located in San Rafael de Escazu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2014
Jorge V
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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Auburn, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It was late at night and we couldn't find any local restaurants so we had to settle for Italian food. This place was nice enough and the pizza we ordered was OK but we felt it was overpriced. Perhaps that's common for Italian food in Costa Rica. We can't judge because it's the only time we ate such food in... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great value for your food, calzone is highly recommended personalized attention, awesome taste for your food and great variety on the menu, free wi-fi, simple a great experience!!!

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I go there for anchovy pizza. I love it. And the reason that is conveniently located in San Rafael de Escazu.

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sanjose
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I think who put 5 stars to this place or are the owner or friends of the owner.i try pasta.awfull,cold..to much cooked and too much oregano..tico tipe,probably,pizza..too much bread and just a few ingredients on it,probably a pizza in a lost soda from san jose its better..never go back in this place..

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Top Contributor
318 reviews 318 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

I am going there once every 3 months and all the pizzas and pastas are good I have never been disappointed Easy to park mom and pop restaurant A flavor of Italy in Escazu Clean and good service

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Have eaten here twice in this month. Food always fresh and well seasoned. Service very professional. A very good neighborhood restaurant

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I visit very often Sale e Pepe with my family. The italian owner/manager always receive visitors with a warm smile, and if not too busy, he will give you the menu personally and make the home recommendations for the day. Despite many good pasta dishes, I always get the Checca Pasta, my favorite one: natural tomatoe, not canned as other... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Come here often and food is always very very good. Service is also great! Love the beef carpaccio and the Sale e Pepe pasta.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Nice Italian restaurant, good pasta. There is pizza also although I haven't tried it looked good. Nothing spectacular but you can get a good pasta dish.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

very good pasta´s and service, well located in Escazu, Personally attented by Italian owners, affordable

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Rafael de Escazu
  • Phone Number: 2289 5750

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm

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