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Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seating, Table Service, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped over on way to Arenal with some friends. Fantastic sample of Costa Rican food and wonderful service. Their gallos are not to be missed!

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed October 30, 2021

After a morning birding, we stopped here for a quick lunch. Quick service and great food. My shrimp quesadilla was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed February 24, 2020

My wife and I ate here a couple of weeks ago and were not disappointed. It was recommended by our hotel owners, so we tried it out. It is located on the main road so it can get a little noisy with the trucks. There...were many locals(truck drivers) stopping to eat there so that is usually a good sign. The service was good. The prices were good. And the nachos we had were on a huge platter and extremely tasty. Would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed September 8, 2019

I stopped here for dinner sith my family when we were staying in the area. Food is not great. Straight from the freezer & bland. There are better options in the area than this place. Avoid if you can.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 21, 2018

The owners are very friendly and the food is always great! I visit there at least once a month. My favorite it the nachos, I can never eat all of them!

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I had dinner there and expected a good plate after reading the comments on TripAdvisor. But I was very disappointed. The rice was overcooked and the taste wasn’t very good. The fish was too salty and the beans were seeming coming from a can of...the supermarket. So disappointed. The worst we had in this trip in Costa Rica.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed June 4, 2018

This my second time eating at Rusti Ticos and it doesn't disappoint on price and taste. This has been our lunch stop on our way to La Fortuna from San Jose (32 highway to the 4 highway). They have always accommodated our larger group and...the service is always fantastic with a good sized menu.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We had dinner here during our stay in Selva Verde. The portions they offer a really huge and quite tasteful. Really worth for money. LIke almost everywhere...the batidos are super.

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a small unassuming Restaurant highly recommended by the locals. We went with a group of 20. Service was excellent. Food was freshly made and tasty. Prices are very reasonable.

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed March 25, 2018

On advice from a Tico resident we visited this restaurant used by the locals and found it serving good quality food and cheap prices especially compared with the hotels. It is open other than a roof and close to a main road which was not...a problem.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Yes, RustiTicos offers takeout services.

RustiTicos is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4