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rosti pollos

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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
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En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2217 8787
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Albany, New York
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I encourage those staying at the airport hotels nearby to choose this restaurant over the Denny's next door. The food was interesting - I had a soup that was served with avacado cheese and other things to add in. Chickens were roasting in sight and all seemed fresh. Not that this is fancy or haute cuisine. Middle of the road... More 

Thank lkpm3
Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
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574 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a good option for a quick meal near the airport. The best menu options are the roasted chicken dishes. It is a sit-down restaurant with table service. You pay by table number at the end of the meal. They do serve beer and wine as well.

Thank Dollyamas
San antonio
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Staying at the Holiday Inn nearby, this was a nice spot with hearty meal options. The rotisserie chicken is delicious. They also have some decent looking desserts, but we didn't partake. Fresh juices also delicious!

Thank Matting
Lethbridge, Canada
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109 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2015

We stayed at the Hampton Inn prior to flying out of San Jose airport and two restaurants ( this one and Denny's ) are only a short walk from the hotel. There is also a Casino right there as well but we decided it was too noisy to have dinner at that location and we ultimately chose Rosti Pollo. It... More 

Thank giddles2
Oakville, Canada
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Ate there with friends after a visit to the Poas Volcano. The service was attentive and the chicken and sides were well prepared and tasty. Altogether a very pleasant experience!

Thank Tyuff
Venice, Florida
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Typical roast chicken fare. The only exception is its enormously high prices. I chalk that up to the fact that they are the only restaurant within walking distance of several popular traveler hotels near the airport.

Managua, Nicaragua
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Not to efficient and prompt service. I have eaten in other restaurants of the same franchise with much better service, specially those in Nicaragua. Food was good and prices on the mid range.

Thank Calvet_y_Asociados
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2015

Within walking distance of 2 hotels near the airport. It's really the only place to eat lunch or dinner without taking a bus or shuttle somewhere. We ate there upon arriving late one evening and again a week later right before leaving to catch a flight. Food was ho hum bleh and the service was about the same. I would... More 

Thank TJ-277
Minneapolis, MN
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2015

The two pieces of bread my chicken sandwich came on was delicious. The chicken itself tasted OK, but was nothing to write home about. The decor of the place was open and felt very much like you may run into a local or two if you hung out there enough,

Thank diverdave73
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2015

This is a great place for some grilled chicken while you're traveling and in a hurry. Its very fast and the people are fabulous.

Thank Ray W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2217 8787
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?