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All 62 Santa Teresa Restaurants

al chile viola

Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
0050626400433
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Ranked #13 of 62 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Price range: $10 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.

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English first
San Francisco, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We came to Al Chile Viola on the recommendation of the proprietress of our vacation rental for a special meal on Christmas during our stay near Santa Teresa. It was not only excellent by Costa Rica standards, it was excellent by San Francisco standards. Relaxed atmosphere, wonderful cocktails, everything fresh and well-executed.

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Greenville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Luz and Emiliano run this place with such good taste that it feels like home away from home. the preparation of the food can compete and win in any city and town. the menu is varied and elaborate and we have tasted a wide variety of dishes along our 2 week stay. you have pasta, meats (duck, pork, beef, fish,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Went there with high hopes but some of our group were very disappointed. Service is good and friendly. Prices are a bit high. I ordered the bulls balls ravioli with a spicy margarita and it was great! Excellent flavor and the prosciutto sauce was perfect. Calamari and portobello carpaccio with salmon were amazing. But other dishes like the regular ravioli... More 

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Bretagne
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210 reviews 210 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Excellent italian chef provides very good meditarranean food in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. All dishes cooked to perfection. Outstanding and friendly service.

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We had great food and got a perfect service. Chili Margeritha was amazing! Tuna and beef were great! A bit pricey but worth;)

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We were lucky enough to have caught 5 Mahi's earlier in the day & the chef at Chile Viola traded us our dinner's for the extra fillet's. The Mahi was prepared perfectly & the flavors used in the sauce was spectacular. I only wish that we would have been given a larger portion of what we brought in! The ginger... More 

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santa teresa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This restaurant has some really amazing homemade dishes . Pastas , steaks , seafood and more . Fantastic appetizer's , Tuna Tartar and Caprese Salad and the Antipasto are my favorites . The drinks are really great too , ginger mojito's , yum . Such a great atmosphere and really nice people make it even better . I've been dozens... More 

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Brighton
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96 reviews 96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Just under a kilometre North of La Lora beach main entrance, this amazing restaurant has been the food highlight of our trip. The menu is well chosen and uses quality, fresh ingredients and the pasta is beautifully homemade. There was plenty of choice for me as a vegetarian as well for my non-vegetarian partner. The service was amazing with all... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We liked everything about our evening. The food was so good and we had live music - what more could you ask for! We had a wonderful time.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My wife and I travel quite a bit, and we LOVE great food! I have to say, this is my fourth time visiting Santa Teresa, and we were SOOO impressed with this cute, charming, romantic, beautiful, restaurant we discovered this time. The owners and staff are super nice, and the food is nothing short of PHENOMENAL! Seriously, Los Angeles has... More 

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Additional Information about al chile viola

Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 0050626400433
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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