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La Criollita

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
Avenida 7 | Between Calle 7 and 9, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
+506 2256 6511
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“soup” (12 reviews)
“sea bass” (9 reviews)
“ham sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Avenida 7 | Between Calle 7 and 9, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Good place for lunch, avoid at dinner. It was like dining at two different places, both quality and price wise.

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very enjoyable dinner here for a reasonable price. I had fish fillet which was very fresh. My husband had the negro soup which was very large and delicious. For an entree, he had the rice dish with ham, chicken and seafood, which...More

Thank skuebbing
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, cosy, atmospheric restaurant with yummy Costa Rican food, really the best from our entire trip! Very good quality at a reasonable price, also the wine was enjoyable and great service making for the perfect evening! Go and enjoy!

Thank Josy213
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I Had gone past La Criollita a few times and wanted to try it for a while. We were booked in a hotel nearby, and decided to go out for a cocktail. La Criollita is a family style restaurant, they have a...More

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

The surrounding neighborhood may look sketchy, but once inside the restaurant outside appearances will not matter. Upon arrival, we were quickly greeted by a server who took our drink orders and then returned for our meal selections. I ordered the pollo planchada (grilled chicken breast)....More

Thank vjohn2000
Reviewed October 31, 2017

close to main area and hotels. real good food but expensive $80 for two if you have a bottle of wine an dinner.

Thank sam s
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Visited here because it was close to our hotel the Santo Thomas, and it was raining. Well the food was great as was the service. It was pretty empty but was a wet Monday evening out of season but we were really well looked after....More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed August 7, 2017

searched for a restaurant close to our hotel serving food my picky 15 yr old will eat. la Criollita came up and I checked it out thoroughly online. my research paid off. Service was polite and prompt. Our meals came quickly and they were very...More

Thank roseyippee
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We had supper here the first night in San José. The food is good and the service was very good. They have a wide selection of things to choose from and a well stocked bar, which came in handy after a long flight. If you're...More

Thank Francus
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This was the only place we ate in San Jose that we didn't order at a counter. We didn't eat any where really fancy on our trip. This place was suggested to us by a person at Galeria Namu. This was a welcome destination after...More

Thank Wen206
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Gribit
December 26, 2017|
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Response from Wen206 | Reviewed this property |
that's too bad, I was there in May of 2017
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Joanie C
June 21, 2016|
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Response from jahute | Reviewed this property |
the black dot is way off. it should be located on avenida 1 by parque morazon. i dont know the direction on this map but is just below and to the left of morazon. we ate there last month.
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ababcdsbs
April 17, 2016|
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Response from SVC_911 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a picture either, but this is the description from 10Best, which is very accurate: "The fare is traditional Costa Rican; generous portions of meat, chicken and fish with rice, beans and salad on the side, and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 7 | Between Calle 7 and 9, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2256 6511
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