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La Carretica

$$ - $$$
Mercedes Norte, 300 Oeste Bar Espana, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
+506 2560 5750
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Jan 2, 2017
“Real costarícan food”
May 18, 2017
“Real costarícan food but terrible service ”
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Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Mercedes Norte, 300 Oeste Bar Espana, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place with good environment and great costarican flavors... the only thing is that the service is VERY slow , VERY... too bad...

Thank jochava
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Very good food, great flavor and good kocation. On my opinion it is a little too exoensive, forcing me to buy one of the cheapest plates on the restaurant. The service was normal, not a big experience and the food took too long to get...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place with good environment and great costarican flavors... it is not big, but enough for having a great time.... this place is great to take tourists to taste real Costa Rican food... and the prices are great and the portions are...More

Thank jochava
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Waited for 10 minutes to be seated , and then the waitress lost the order so we ended up waiting about an hour -- terrible ( that's awful when their cycle time is ~10 minutes) First and last time here

Thank Pablo S
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

The food was very flavorful. The fruit drinks were natural and not pulp. Took breakfast to go and it was delicious.

Thank bfpcr
Reviewed April 2, 2015

I visited this restaurant a while ago and I was impressed. Traditional restaurants in Costa Rica are tourist traps where people are ripped off. This one is not. The dishes are affordable and the taste is quite true to the original. I recommend it. Try...More

Thank Pablo B
Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great typical Costa Rican cuisine! Try the "arracache" and the "chorreada". Yummy! Their coffe is fab.Great friendly service, And reasonable prices too!

Thank Marie D
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice typical atmosphere and food. We were there for breakfast and it was one of the best I've had in my 2 years in Costa Rica at a so called "typical" restaurant. This one truly is typical. Great traditionally brewed coffee. Pinto was very good...More

Thank Michael C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mercedes Norte, 300 Oeste Bar Espana, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Heredia
  • Phone Number: +506 2560 5750
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