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Plaza Itzkazu | ruta 27, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is alright, the food is mediocre at best. The main issue is the price, it is simply too high in my opinion. Better quality mexican food can be had at numerous other places in the region.

Thank chickenduck666
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The environment is ok but the service is very bad... Waiters are not polite at all. Food is ok but portions are too small.

Thank Daniel R
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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257 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

They are delicious beyond belief -- and very reasonably priced. You can make it dinner and you'll want to come back the next day!

Cariari, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The quality is definitely not up to speed with the price. The food is average at best and portions don't make up for it either. It's edible, but I could get a lot better food for that price

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Thank AbAlf317
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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188 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Good Mexican food in a nice setting. Be aware that their cocktails are made with cocktail-mix, not worth the high price they charge for it, and that the place has so many TV screen that it is difficult no to look at them all the time; not appropriate for a romantic or quiet dinner.

Thank Olivier C
Houston, Texas
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for someplace close to our hotel to eat. The concierge recommended the restaurants in Plaza Itskatzu. There were several restaurants in the Plaza but my husband wanted to eat here. I was hesitant since we have access to Mexican food where we live. However, I was pleasantly surprised! The food was very good! I... More 

Thank Raeven_11
Palm Harbor, Florida
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

food was ok, service not so much, price was fair. My food was good, nice flavor, the restaurant is nice, clean and well located. It has enough room for bigger groups, in case you are like 10 or 12 people, they can be seated with no problems,

Thank duvdevanik
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Somehow my 500 word missive on this place got lost.... short form: go pick up some frozen tex-mex at AM/PM or the grocery store and under/over cook it in your microwave and asve yourself a bundle. service was very good, very atentive, and micro-wave fast. Wine so cold you couldn't taste it. Food so appaliing it'll put you off even... More 

Thank AgC2012
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146 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

terrible experiences w quality and freshness of food. I use to come here 1 a week. Then something happened. Changed menu and it all went south. Still a very good Guacamole. Burritos use to be the best here now just ok.

Thank Vatsmia
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

We have gone here 3 times but just realized by the honesty of an employee that a jumbo margarita....any flavor has not even one shot. So you're basically drinking sweet and sour mix. High calories and burns your stomach. Go across the parking lot and get real 2 for 1 drinks.....Never again

Thank Traveling4Change

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Itzkazu | ruta 27, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: 25882231

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