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rosti pollos

Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish
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En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this restaurant a couple of times on our trip. The first time was for lunch and our server did not appear to like serving gringos although the food was quite good. We later returned with the rest of our family for dinner and had much better service. The location is very convenient to the Hampton Inn and Holiday... More 

Thank p0ssum11
Abilene, Texas
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was close to our hotel ( The Hampton Inn) and served very good food. Though the menu is mostly chicken dishes, there are a few other things too. It is also quite reasonably priced. The staff is quite helpful and most speak very good English.

Thank Carrick F
Weston, Florida
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Local option to have an express lunch during field job in San Jose, this is a local restaurant with good options for lunch, fast and good service, convenient prices and good quality food.

Thank ManuelEGarcia
St. John's, Antigua
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel so we thought we'd try it for dinner. Inside it was clean but dark and difficult to read the menu. But the roaster chickens in the oven looked fabulous. Service was a bit slow but friendly. Our meal was not very memorable. Average food, a bit bland and very small portions.... More 

Thank jadenfalconeediting
Madeira Beach, Florida
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144 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chicken is on the menu here. Succulent, juicy, roasted chicken in many forms. Lots of good sides too. The service is Ok, the staff is not bilingual so there may be a bit of a problem ordering. Otherwise, good fast food at a good value

Thank Lazrlady
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You'd never be able to get food this good next to a motorway in the UK! Its by no means glamorous, but the food is great, its a good price and arrives quickly so you can get on with the rest of your journey! Has free wifi and clean bathrooms.

Thank cazerous
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great middle class restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere and plenty of delicious roasted chicken that you can watch sizzling over charcoal. Add the delicious pickled onions, one of my favorites, and you have a very fine meal. The surroundings are very nice but can get a bit crowded during dinner time. A great place for a family meal with... More 

Thank Franklin1935
Slidell, Louisiana
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Just ate there and the rotisserie plate was good. My wife had fried chicken salad and it wasn't. The prices are reasonable and inquire with the adjacent hotels about a discount. We received 20% off using holiday inn.

Thank LarryG1988
Omaha, NE
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you're staying near the airport in one of the budget hotels, you're food options are limited unless you have a car or are will to take a cab. Rosti Pollos is your best choice unless you're happy with fast food. The outside appearance is less than inviting, however, inside is better. The food is good and features a variety... More 

Thank gcashley
San Francisco, California, USA
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Decently priced meals near the airport and walking distance from the Hampton Inn in San Jose. Great place to get a meal if your flight leaves early (or comes in late) but you don't want to take a cab anywhere. Great alternative to Denny's or the Casino nearby. They have menus in English as well!

Thank t_chin415

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: 22178787
Near the Hampton Inn in Alajuela Costa Rica

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