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San Pedro | Rotonda La Bandera, Plaza Carolina, San Pedro, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Jul 12, 2017
“What can I say, It's an Applebee's”
Dec 26, 2016
“Go somewhere else”
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
San Pedro | Rotonda La Bandera, Plaza Carolina, San Pedro, Costa Rica
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

I found it to be very pricey for Costa Rica, the food was decent, the service was good, and it had a nice atmosphere, but not my first choice to go while on holidays in Costa Rica. I would prefer to go to a cheap...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Food is to heavy. Lots of sauces and condiments. Service was ok as well as the place. If you are in the area, try friday's near the flag roundabout. Would not recommend this place

Thank Laura M
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We hung out together and had dinner. Ordered a Sampler deluxe, an applestar burger, double crunch shrimp and fish&chips. The burger was extremely greasy. The bread was grease sodden and imposible to eat. The shrimp tasted like cheap frozen food, the sampler was okay but...More

Thank Manfred A
Reviewed November 9, 2016

There are now several Applebees here in Costa Rica they all have the same menu but the quality varies greatly between them and even at the same restaurant! WE have been to almost all of them in the great San Jose area. The one out...More

Thank jeffreydcr
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great for fast and casual food for the whole family. As always the restaurant offers a great relaxed environment so you can take it easy. Service could be improved.

Thank SBE73
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Went with the wife for dinner. The service is good and staff is friendly. The food is not that bad nor it's the best there is. It's just OK.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

This rating is for the Applebees of Plaza Carolina Shopping Mall in San Jose. We visited twice due to friends wanting to have lunch there in the past couple days. I ordered Mac & Cheese Pepper & Chicken, also a buffalo salad some cappuccino and...More

Thank Kari081577
Reviewed June 3, 2015

I don't know why someone thought that there needs to be an Applebee's restaurant in Costa Rica? They are not all that good in the U.S. and it has been my experience that the restaurants which come from the U.S. to C.R. generally are not...More

Thank Dave Z
Reviewed April 8, 2015

Wow! This is one of the worst experiences I've had in an international chain here in Costa Rica or anywhere. Bad food, worst service, expensive, not good at all, not recommended...

Thank Ricardo A
Reviewed October 30, 2014

Good service and environment, however the salad we ordered was not that fresh, but we did received complimentary drinks after we pointed that out to the waiter.

Thank Ana S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Pedro | Rotonda La Bandera, Plaza Carolina, San Pedro, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Pedro
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