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Antano

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Metros Este de Banco Nacional de Costa Rica 150, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
2446- 7542
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9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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233 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel owner suggested this restaurant because it is good and consistent. Or waiter was bilingual. I had a grilled ham and cheese sandwich and my husband had the typical Costa Rican meal. Service was quick. The food was hot and fresh. The Hotchata is amazing! They must have shaved fresh cinnamon for it. Don't skip that drink! Open until... More 

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Thank luvplayacar
Santa Cruz, California
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is not much left of Old Costa Rica in Atenas but Antano is one of them. A quaint old colonial building in a quiet setting. I have to admit I have never had a meal here but have on many occasions stopped in for a big iced tea or cold coffee drink. Super nice people too!

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Thank Rick P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

It is in a beautiful, old building just across from Atenas's park. The service was great, and it offers a wide variety of food.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Loved the setting -- I think it is a converted house about 2 blocks off the main square. Food was very good, a little pricey like everything in CR. Our waitress didn't speak English but she was very sweet and tried very hard to communicate. Looked to be lots of locals there for lunch after church on Sunday.

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Thank lonestarchild
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This resturant has great breakfast. The fruit smoothie was delicious. Tomorow we going for dinner let you guys know how that went.

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Thank Chris1481
United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This restaurant has great service and great food! Nice dining experience in the heart of Atenas with a menu full of variety.

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Thank Laaauuu
Manassas, Virginia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Typical local place. Food is good, but the batidos are amazing. We love the mango drink. Last time we went I tried the frozen cappuccino drink. It was delicious! I would go back there just for the drinks. It's a little more expensive than some of the other local places, like La Carreta.

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Thank Stephen H
Davis, California
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

My husband and I spent two weeks in Atenas and ate here several times. We usually had a casado (traditional Costa Rican meal) which is so good here. We also had breakfast here once and it was excellent. Service is excellent. The restaurant is located in the center of town in a very charming and comfortable building. We tried several... More 

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Thank Maryellen_11
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

the staff is friendly, the food is nice, the quantities are enormous, the deserts are ok, no wine, sodas, water and beers kind of longish before you receive your order

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New Hampshire Lakes Region, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Great local restaurant for local cuisine. I had a mango drink to start and it was so refreshing. We had two dinners, and were more than full. The server was very friendly, and was happy to see we finished out meal. We had two meals and one drink and the bill was $21. Great Value and food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Central American, Latin, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metros Este de Banco Nacional de Costa Rica 150, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: 2446- 7542

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?