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“A little slice of South Beach in Santa Elena” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Trio by Aborigen - CLOSED

Trio by Aborigen
60109, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7254
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Cuisines: Costa Rican, Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Kauai, Hawaii
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“A little slice of South Beach in Santa Elena”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Loungy decor, decent food, good service. Not cheap but a great place to relax and have some drinks and a bite.

Visited July 2012
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“Nice Find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We went here after reading a review on here and glad we did. We actually walked past it a few times on the way back an forth on the way to our hotel and town. As stated before its in a bit of an odd place behind the big supermarket on the 2nd floor.

I had what I think was a damn fine burger with fig an arugula, very very tasty. It looked huge but I had absolutely no problem finishing it. The slaw was also very food and fresh tasting along with the what appeared to be hand cut fries (my wife and I could've eaten another plate of them).

After all this we were sorry we didn't have room for dessert! The prices are decent for being in near the small touristy downtown but they have a very unique menu and would have probably gone back if we were here another night. Definitely give it a try!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
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“Outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Excellent food and service. A jewel in the center of Santa Elena. Try the Mango Split for dessert--you won't be disappointed!

Visited July 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“Chocolate brownie to die for”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Cute little restaurant for good food and attentive service. Very reasonable $$. The Ceviche was the best I had in a long time, and dessert are a must try!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Montreal, Canada
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“Do not hesitate and go!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Don't be influenced by the location... When you are in the restaurant or on the terrasse everything goes back to normal!! We had a 'tapas' type dinner and all the dishes were very good. Special mention to the ceviche ('out of this world' according to my husband!) and the salad with caramelized mango and grilled cashew. Very trendy place.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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