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Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
0050626400433
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes...
Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Homemade pasta

Fantastic. You would never guess you'd have the best italian meal in costa rica. The pasta was outstanding

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Fantastic. You would never guess you'd have the best italian meal in costa rica. The pasta was outstanding

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Went here with my family. The tuna tartar was delicious and the service was really good.... I had a bolognese pasta and was not good at all... The pasta was over cooked and soft, the sauce had oregano and no taste at all. I put tons of salt and Parmesan cheese and wasn't able to get a taste into it.... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

During my recent stay in Santa Teresa, I had the opportunity to dine at Al Chile Viola. There were a few chef's specials from which to select an entree which made my choosing difficult. I finally selected a piece of lomo or beef shoulder/tenderloin which is accompanied by a potato tart. To begin, I was served some warm bread which... More 

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Martinsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed just up the hill and this was highly recommended. The food was excellent, service also, I had a beef tenderloin dish, my wife a shrimp dish. Both were presented very well with complex flavors and obvious love put in them. The husband wife team works hard to please and showed us a version of Italian that will please... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Every dish we ordered was delicious! Fabulous cocktails to go with the food, a lovely terrace and friendly Italian & Tico staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The bast home maid pasta!!!and the only place that got a great mozzarella!love the mochito!great sarvis and good vibes :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The bast home maid pasta!and the only place that have a good motzarle!!excellent mochito!great sarvis and good vibes!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We reserved a wedding "Welcome to Costa Rica" feast Al Chile Viola for 45 people last week and it could not have been any better. Emiliano & Luz took wonderful care of all of our guests, starting with a drink cocktail when we arrived and ending with a fabulous banana brownie dessert. They served homemade pasta with shrimp pesto, an... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I ate here recently with my wife and four of our children. There is a fantastic booth like table on the porch that made the meal convivial. The wine selection, while not extensive, is more than adequate. my wife and I shared a nice Malbec. We ordered beef carpaccio, the portobello mushrooms and calamari for our appetizers. The carpaccio was... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This small but cozy outdoor restaurant has been in Santa Teresa for quite a while. The outdoor eating area is rustic, yet warm and accommodating. The restaurant is owned by a couple who integrated local and Argentine cuisine, and with it, created a fusion that is tropical with hints of Italian, Argentine old school cuisine. I have to say that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: 0050626400433

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 to 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Description

Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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