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El Rancho de Nelson

$$ - $$$, , Latin
10. 070447519367683,- 84. 31355224945618, Grecia, Costa Rica
+506 2494 1515
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 19, 2017
Aug 12, 2017
“A Friendly Place...Nelson the owner makes you feel welcomed and appreciated...”
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Central American, Costa Rican, Latin
$$ - $$$
10. 070447519367683,- 84. 31355224945618, Grecia, Costa Rica
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Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

The menu was limited for vegetarian fare. I got taquitos or something and it was way too greasy. I felt horrible after. It was fairly pricey for what we got I felt. Friends said their food was okay. They weren't interested in going back

Thank Melody D
Reviewed August 12, 2017

It's a Tico Food experience, the decor is a large Ranch Style main dinning room with covered roof outside tables. The service is good with an attitude to please. The food is average with good portions, the bar is way to small not designed for...More

Thank genes252
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a tour of Grecia. Our guide throught enough of this restaurant to take us here. Food was very good. But I wouldn't say great.

Thank Kendall B
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Came here for dinner, not expecting much as this place has an outdoors setting which is quite dark and even a little bit gloomy in the evening. Ordered fish and was not disappointed: fresh, tasty and well executed. The waiter (maybe the owner?) was both...More

Thank Marc M
Reviewed January 2, 2017

If you like authentic Costa Rican food you cannot beat Nelson's. It has a great atmosphere and the selections are plentiful. Sounds strange but they have one of the best hamburgers in town. Trey

Thank georgemaynard3
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Of all the restaurants in Grecia, I bet I have eaten here the most times. It is the best "typical" Tico restaurant in the area. Always reliable, good service and large menu. I didn't give it 5 stars because of its lack of diversity in...More

Thank mermade7
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I order the sirloin everytime I go. Other food taste good but I would recommend the sirloin and the mashed beans

Thank Ken S
Reviewed August 4, 2016

We live part of the year in Grecia, Costa Rica, and often eat at Bar Rancho Nelson (which is its actual name). The food there is simple, good "Tico" food at very reasonable prices.

Thank DonaJudy
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I've eaten here at least a dozen times. Everything is consistent. The portions are enormous. I've tried several items on the menu and never had a bad meal.

Thank istanbulSavannah
Reviewed May 22, 2016

I ate here regularly for over 2 years. The last 3 trips in the service was horrible at best. I recently had lunch here with 3 friends and after we all ordered drinks and food it went downhill. Three of us had our food before...More

Thank Bill B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Central American, Costa Rican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10. 070447519367683,- 84. 31355224945618, Grecia, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Grecia
  • Phone Number: +506 2494 1515
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