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La Trocha


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available

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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Step into a different world and relax. Take in the unique ambiance as you are treated with exceptional old world customer service. Let yourself be catered to and truly pampered. The menu focuses on beef, and they are artists when it comes to grilling the...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Avbrannen
Reviewed August 21, 2019

I'm sure lots of locals know about this place, and we probably went on an 'off' night, but we found La Trocha to be both charming and amazing! We were the only ones in the restaurant the evening we ate there, so we got lots...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank George H
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

We found this place through TA, and were grateful. Relaxed ambience (good music), delicious cooking (best chifrijo in CR), and warm friendly family staff. The chef, Frank, came out repeatedly to check on us, and was a great host. Not inexpensive or fast, but worth...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fiddlebruce
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Surprising place so close to the house. excellent food, not just steaks but a good variety of other things as well!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mike P
Reviewed February 21, 2019

First, I want to say that this place is a little hard to find, however don't get frustrated because it is beyond worth it! This was by far the most custom dining experience I have ever had! The food is amazing and the owner/chef makes...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

DON'T GO. To expensive. I had fish,shrimp,sauce. It was good. Husband had steak.Was ok. Paid 36,000 colones ($72,00 cdnapprox.). Three times the cost of other restuarants in Atenas.No other people there. cats everywhere. Ripe off. Go if you want to through your money away.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank buzz33344l
Reviewed February 18, 2019

We couldn’t have chosen a better place to celebrate our last night in Costa Rica. Aside from being an exceptional chef, the host is friendly, sincere and truly accommodating. The setting is low key, relaxing, open air and surrounded by lush plantings. The food is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LoveTravel174308
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

We were spending our final night in Costa Rica in Atenas and we thought the perfect way to cap off a wonderful vacation would be to have dinner at La Trocha. My wife and I have dined here before and loved it, this time we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mattw3113
Reviewed January 22, 2019

We visited LaTrocha on a Tuesday night and found that we were the only patrons on this evening. Our host was gracious and willing to do anything to make sure we had an excellent experience. He brought us a plate of fresh tortilla chips and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChuckC59
Reviewed January 21, 2019

If you're looking for the best food, service and ambiance in all of Atenas your search is over. This is an easy drive only 3 minutes from town using Waze. You won't get lost - really. Frank welcomed us warmly in his lush tropical "yard"...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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