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Av. 25 de Julio | Diagonal a los Tribunales de Justicia, Liberia Centro, Liberia 5000, Costa Rica
+506 2665 2061
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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LaSalle, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving back from La Fortuna, we decided to stop for lunch then head to the Libera Farmers Market . Jauja did not disappoint. I ordered a Ceasar Salad. Dressing and salad weŕe prepared tableside.

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Thank DHBunky
Toronto
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with friendly service. The owners spoke perfect English and the menus were in English also. Nice outdoor patio under a large tree. Lots of vegetarian options available. Definitely recommend when passing through Liberia.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 7 so we tried a few different dishes. All were great. Pizza and the fettuccini primavera were both lovely. Frozen piña colada was very authentic as was the frozen mojito. No complaints. Good size portions. Would go back again!!!

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Nanaimo
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We had two dinners at this restaurant while we were in Liberia recently, and enjoyed both. The staff were friendly and helpful. The first time we both had steaks, which came sizzling on metal platters. They were excellent, though the salad was a little disappointing...simply a mound of torn lettuce with little else mixed in. The vegetables would have been... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

We stayed in Liberia for two nights and ate here 3 times. The staff and chef accommodated my food allergies and were so friendly. great wine list and wonderful, trendy atmosphere. Reasonably priced and excellent all around.

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Bagaces, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Full bar, wood baked pizza, local and international menu, open air relaxing atmosphere, with daily specials.

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Sweden
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336 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I asked a local for a place with great local food and he recommended Jauja. The place is contemporary and they have a large international menu. I did not find Costa Rican cuisine very extensive, however, one of the most traditional dishes is the casado (combined platter). I ordered a beef casado and it was very good. I think it... More 

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Thank rbravo
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We found this place on a whim and really enjoyed our dinner and drinks. The staff was helpful, the food was very good and the ambiance was excellent. We loved the outdoor tree the deck is built around! Large portions as well. Would definitely return!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Found this place after I couldn't find another restaurant. Glad I did. That feeling when you order something and expect a taste, and then when you bite it's so much better, that was the lasagna. Order the club soda, they have the really old school Canada dry bottles that are the way all bottles should look.

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Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Been eating here since they opened many years ago and through the changes in management. I have never experienced a bad meal in all that time. Ceviches are fresh, pizza's are good and the wood oven gives it a distinct flavor. But, I sometimes drive way out of my way to get their beef carpaccio, don't know how to explain... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $20
Cuisine
Seafood, Italian, Latin, Pizza, International, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. 25 de Julio | Diagonal a los Tribunales de Justicia, Liberia Centro, Liberia 5000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Liberia
  • Phone Number: +506 2665 2061
Description
We are a family restaurant, ran by my wife(manager) and I (chef). We use traditional french and italians techniques, with local produce. We are alwayslearning, please share your comments with us.

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