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Don Yayo Chicharonerra

) #7 of 39 Restaurants in Atenas $$ - $$$ , Latin,
Los Angeles de Atenas, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good59%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“chicharrones” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (2 reviews)
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Central American, Latin, Bar, Pub, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Los Angeles de Atenas, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed July 11, 2017

Everything was excellent. The service, the quality of the meat, absolutely everything was amazing! I've been a couple of times with my wife and her family and everytime it has been perfect. And the prices are very very low for the quality and quantity of...More

Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

The chifrijo boca is very good and filling. There is some fat there( maybe to be expected?). And they were about 5$ each. The grilled chicken with rice and vegetables was average- nothing particularly stood out about that dish. And that was about 9$. A...More

Thank CBY56
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

My first time here. Recommend be friends it is by far the best chifrijo I have eat here in Costa Rica They serve 3 different sizes. I pick the large one!

Thank peybonsai
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

You can't miss this restaurant on the side of the road coming into town -it will be one of the few that is well lit and has people in it. My husband had pork with plantains, beans and rice which was phenomenal. I had a...More

Thank Cydney M
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Tasty and delicious typical Costa Rican food is restaurant and bar only little problem will be the parking because is very limited and over the main road

Thank Gabriel_Jimenez
Reviewed December 19, 2016

We really enjoyed having dinner and in fact came back a second time during our trip. Great local costa rican dishes. During one meal however there was an additional entree on our bill. It was quickly removed when I pointed it out, but I'm skeptical...More

Thank aritchie45
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Don Yayo offers really good chicharrones and the ambience is good. This is a bar with good bar food.

Thank Gdo_Castillo
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We went to this restaurant 5 times for dinner during our 16 day stay. The best pork and chicken meals I have ever had!

Thank CID1959
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Don Yayo's is a old family resterauant that has maintained a loyal following for more than 20 years. The quality and portions of their food have remained very good over the years. There bocas are very good value. Their soups are very good. I especially...More

Thank hadani43
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The Chifrio was excellent. Others inout party had Chicken Quesadillas, and were very happy. Check out the Bocas (appetizer menu), and the daily specials. Plenty to eat and less expensive.

Thank leighnal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Central American, Latin, Bar, Pub, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Angeles de Atenas, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: 2446-5901
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