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Chicken Joe's

Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 57 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Sunapee, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a great stop that I'm glad we didn't miss! Rotisserie chicken was great based on members of my family and I loved the fish tacos...so fresh and healthy tasting. The gluten free chocolate cake topped off a great meal. The owner was super nice and made sure we had everything we needed, we'll be back someday for sure!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The best fish and chicken tacos you can find in the area. We had the great pleasure of meeting the chef at the local organic market (of course the only type of produce he and his wife will use on their food) and it was through our conversation that we learned of this wonderful place. Don't miss this opportunity by... More

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Milan, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We ate at Chicken Joe's twice during our stay in Santa Teresa, once for lunch and once for dinner. It is a great, laid back spot with tasty food and really friendly staff. Both times we really enjoyed the food which is tasty and fresh with big portions - great after a day of surfing. I ate the fish tacos... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Joe makes a mean chicken - it comes fresh from the grill with great sides like yuka fries (glutenfree) and tastes like heaven. Also: glutenfree choclate cake. 10 bucks get you a drink, a quarter of chicken and a dessert. Two thumbs up!

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Simple good food, wonderful service (the best we had of all the restaurants we visited in Santa Teresa). Billy the owner is charming, he deserves lots of success. Don't leave without trying!!

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We actually ate here twice during our vacation in Santa Teresa. We went one night passing through town looking for something laid back. The food was great! Really tender chicken, great tacos, even better homemade sauces (get the chimmichurri!) It wasn't until we finished that we started talking to the owners, who were so friendly and helpful! We ended up... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Doesn't need to much explaining, Firstly ... Go there. Secondly, eat the chicken. (As much of it as you can) Then, hustle the guy so you can try as many of the different sauces as possible. It's hard to pick a fave but bbq pineapple and chipotle are awesome. Lastly, have the yuca fries. I ordered french fries hen had... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Once my kids and I tried their chicken we stopped going anywhere else for lunch. The chicken is world-class amazing.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The first time I went there I had the fish tacos with plantain chips and it was absolutely delicious. The second, third, and fourth times I went there I had the chicken, also delicious. As an added bonus, they have wifi, which many restaurants in Santa Teresa don't.

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Lucas, Ohio
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Had this chicken TWICE during my stay! Absolutely amazing recipe! I had paired it with the yucca fries, rice, and black beans. The chef Billy and his wife are wonderful people and very down to earth. Definitely worth eating there.

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