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L'Antica Roma

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$$ - $$$
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C. 7 and Avda. 7 | across from the Hotel Valladolid, Heredia, Costa Rica
+506 2262 9073
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San Rafael, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here several times this year and everything I've tried is good, the pasta is awesome, try the four cheese pasta. The pizza is really good and it's a very relaxing place, great place to go with your family or to go on a special date.

Thank Erick M
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant because of many good reviews. Had Pasta (Canneloni and Lasagne) - was simply boring food. Also the starter (Croquetes) was everything else but not tasty.

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Thank ChristinaAnnaB
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

It is a great place to eat pasta, nice and quite. Close to Heredia down town, Nacional University and the Fortin, a kind of museum with history of Costa Rica and highly recognized by the citizens of Heredia

Thank Pablo S
Peoria, IL
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

My husband and I love Costa Rican food (heavily rice and beans) but wanted something different that day. We walked over to Antica Roma, which is near the University.it is a pleasant, clean restaurant. The service was good, and the pizza was tasty. We did not try their Italan dishes. Nothing exceptional and a little pricey but a nice change.

Thank Piatravelgal
Calgary, Canada
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Sat on the patio in the rain, enjoyed the ambience immensely. Thinnest crust pizza ever. The 3 mushroom pasta is fantastic. Place was packed, service a little slow, but well worth the wait.

Thank Claynotmud
Heredia, Costa Rica
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

In my opinion the best Italian restaurant in Heredia. Reasonable prices and a long list of pizza's as well as pastas. This place isn't for nothing always busy.

Thank Jan_melis
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Me encanta ir a este lugar, es delicioso! La atencion es buena, pero puede ser un poco lenta. Yo no he ido a cenar, solo a almorzar asi que nunca he tenido que esperar por una mesa. De todos los platillos que he provado ninguno me ha decepcionado, la pizza y la pasta son maravillosos. La ubicacion es super centrica... More 

Thank Alejandra G
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere to eat with the family. Pasta had a good taste as well, personally can recommend L'Antica flavor to eat. It's a place you should come if you're celebrating a special occasion.

Thank Karin A
Heredia, Costa Rica
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Wednesday night, the place was packed, and the service was terrible, so if you see a lot of people you might just turn around and go somewhere else, the foos is pretty good tho, so if you are not too hungry and have 45 min to spare, it might worth the waiting time.

Thank Victoria A
Florence, Italy
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is nice and the weiters are nice and friendly, but the food is mediocre. I am italian and i know i cannot pretend much by an italian restaurant in Costa Rica, the pizza was not bad, the menu offers a great variety of choices. The entrances were not great.

Thank Silvia B

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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
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C. 7 and Avda. 7 | across from the Hotel Valladolid, Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Heredia
  • Phone Number: +506 2262 9073

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