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Don Tadeo Sports Bar

American, Bar, Costa Rican
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East Side of Parque Central, Atenas, Costa Rica
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Atenas, Costa Rica
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

large restaurant and bar, decoration is 'american sports' orientated, large vue on the 'parque central' average menu friendly service both at lunch and dinner nice choice of cocktails

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Cadillac, Michigan
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Let me start off by saying that the gentleman greeted us at the restaurant was wonderful. He made us feel very very welcome even though we didn't speak Spanish and he didn't speak English we got along quite well. On the other hand The food was OK, it wasn't great and it wasn't bad. Overall it's not a bad place... More 

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Destin, Florida
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

A great place to stop in for a quick meal. Don Ramon will greet you every time with a friendly smile. The food is good with ample portions. The beer is ice cold and it's a great place to sit and watch the park across the street. Even though it's a sports bar, it's quiet enough to talk ... at... More 

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Tilbury, Canada
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I have been to this bar/restaurant several times. I have always been served by Ramon. He is very pleasant and helpful. The food is good. This is, apparently, kind of a hangout spot with Happy Hour beginning at 8 p.m. There is a dance floor and live music. A point that I particularly enjoy is that it is an open... More 

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Eureka, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

We visited this bar in July, with a group of volunteers teaching English. The service was nice, they kept everyone drinking (alcohol). I don't drink so I ordered a Canada Dry, which turned out being $5. My guess is their math on colones (costa rican currency) and dollars was wrong. That was a little maddening considering my drink had a... More 

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Thank Jocelyn623
Turrúcares, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Their Aztec Soup is wonderful, and they have specials every day. Typical Costa Rican fare with a few twists. Inconsistent quality though, you can get fabulous or just so-so. Its the luck of the draw. Prices are on the high side.

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Thank Darlene M
Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have visited Don Tadeos many times over the last 18 years. Ramon has been there for most of those years. Consistently good service, good food, good location and reasonable prices make it one of the best values in Atenas

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Thank Chosadelmanglar
Grecia, Costa Rica
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Food is a bit overpriced and nothing to write home about, but it's not all bad. The location used to be a Chinese restaurant and is right on the park which is a plus. Now as a sports bar they do okay. Seems busy later at night but pretty dead during the day. Worth a stop to check out but... More 

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Thank Incabod
San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

At first glance you see a US style sports bar with big screen TVs and a long bar, kitchen hidden away in the back. I went with my wife and 6 year old son after walking around the town some in the early afternoon. First time I had the sirloin, wife a chicken salad and son a beef pasta dish.... More 

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Thank ChetPatt
Kingston, Canada
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79 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We had the freshly made Guacamole and beef fajitas - yummy! Nice view of the square from a window table.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Side of Parque Central, Atenas, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?