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“Great Mexican in Costa Rica” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Las Brasitas

Las Brasitas
150 m West to the Church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9819
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Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
New York, NY USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Mexican in Costa Rica”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Nice open air restaurant. Food and service is great. It was a nice change to have great mexican food in costa rica. Huge menu selections. The sangria and coconut flan were awesome. Great meal!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great food and excellent service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Food was delicious and reasonably priced. The steak dinner was delicious. Wait staff was excellent and explained the food selection.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“So good I went back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Lovely and clean.
Our meals Began with Imperial, the Costa Rica beer, chips and pico.
I ordered pollo Casado. The typical dish of Costa Rican menus.
The chicken was divine with a smokey and slightly sweet hint. The sides were typical rice and beans. The vegetable were different from day to day. potatoes one night and green beens the next were the best ever.
My husband had plantain empanadas that were delicious.
They serve Plentiful portions.
The service was great and even was understanding when I made an error in ordering.

This simple, generous meal topped off with coconut flan.

I would highly recommend to anyone traveling to the area.

Visited September 2013
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Mexican food!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

You will NOT walk away hungry! Completely different from the Americanized version of Mexican food, but oh so good, good variety on the menu, portions were huge, open and airy with very friendly waitstaff.

Visited August 2013
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Miami
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Las Brasitas”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very expensive and not very good food. It is supposed to be Mexican food in Costa Rica. This is the first restaurant we tried in La Fortuna. We went there because it was full so we thought the food would be good. If you go there opt for the more traditional foods like steak, rice and beans. Don't opt for the mexican options because it wasn't good. Traveled on August 24th 2013.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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