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La Princesa Marina

Seafood, Costa Rican
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Costado norte de la Iglesia de Barrio San Jose, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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11:00 am - 10:25 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:25 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We went here to celebrate my birthday and it did not disappoint! All of the food was excellent. Our server, Daniel, was polite and courteous without hovering. We got a special price on a bottle of wine for my birthday. The cream of shrimp soup was amazing!! My husband had a shrimp cocktail which was excellent and came with a... More 

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Thank MrsCarolineH
Grecia, Costa Rica
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We took the bus from Grecia and got off right at the intersection where La Princesa Marina is located. Our waiter, Daniel, was very attentive and helpful while we perused the huge menu (it's much bigger than what they have on their website). I told him we were there to celebrate my wife's birthday and we got a special deal... More 

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Thank Pineguy
San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

I went to lunch and bought a rice with shrimp, the waiter failed to explain prices and ended up paying a lot for a meal of very low quality. The rice was undercooked, very small and badly cooked shrimp. Finally, the lemonade was awful

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Escazu, San Jose
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

NOT where I'd go for Seafood as I've been to 2 of them now & they felt like a lower end Denny's for seafood & it wasn't even that tasty (based on MY taste buds - but you may have a different experience - it's all good!!). LOTS of locals there though.

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Thank SarongGoddess
Drake
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Great!!! Lobster Cream and Ceviche are fully recommended!!!! I have gone to the one in Moravia and the one in Alajuela for a long time, quality is still the same.

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Thank Johnnpo
San Jose, Costa Rica
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

There are a number of 'Princessa Marina's in The San Jose area, all good value, all good service & often you will get an offer in the form of cheap vodka, beer, etc. (Be sure to ask as they may forget to tell you). Bario San Jose (4 miles outside Alajuela) location is on a bustling junction. Shrimps great &... More 

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Grecia, Costa Rica
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I ate here with friend and we were both very pleased. The food was great and the service was excellent. Well worth a visit any time. The dining room is large and open air.

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Thank Bill B
Kitchener, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The best seafood I ever had! I still think about it and salivate weeks later!! It is a family owned establishment that cooks what they catch. Truly beyond comparison, highly recommended.

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Thank Jules H
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A small chain restaurant- always good food and good service. Left my wallet in my room on last visit - I paid with coins we scrounged up out of our pockets. They waited patiently for the crazy gringo and grinned!

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Thank Yoda3010
Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and i stopped into this place after reading some of the ttip advisor reviews. I was very dissapointed. It seemed alot like a chain fast food resturaunt than anything. The intersection its situated on was soo busy that we could hardly talk or hear one another. Sadly, we just ended up ordering the patacones and leaving. They were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:25 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:25 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:25 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:25 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:25 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:25 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costado norte de la Iglesia de Barrio San Jose, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
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This is for the ALAJUELA location.

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