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Aqui Es

Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
+506 2221 5727
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“empanadas” (15 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean
$$ - $$$
Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
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Reviewed December 9, 2016

Wife and I went for lunch. We shared 2 appetizers. Both were excellent and enough food. Also had a 1/2 liter of sangria. Service was good.

Thank dans660
Reviewed December 6, 2016

I don't think that I've ever written a review when the flavor of my dinner was still more than just a memory. We arrived early but were pleased to see the restaurant fill a good number of tables for a Tuesday night. My wife and...More

Thank DesignMaker
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

This place was close to my hotel, and I wanted to treat myself on my first night in Costa Rica. The ribeye was quite good and they did a great medium-rare. I also enjoyed the live music and general ambience. The place was full of...More

Thank Jayson D
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere of this restaurant is great but so is the food. For meat lovers this the place. It was a Saturado night so there was (good) live music. I can't fault it!

Thank Gepe_nunes
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Everything here was amazing, from the quiet street noise to the sangria and empanadas. I had a pasta dish that was to die for. I wish we lived close by so we could become regulars!

Thank Hilary J
Reviewed October 1, 2016

My wife and I were staying at a nearby hotel and decided to check out this restaurant as a last hurrah before flying home. The server was super friendly had spoke English which was good for us since we're still brushing up on our Spanish....More

Thank nwtvisitors
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a nearby hotel and having read fantastic reviews about this restaurant, I anticipated to have similar experience. The decor was absolutely amazing in an antiquated fashion and nice Argentinian atmosphere. The staff was welcoming. Even though I speak very good Spanish, it...More

2  Thank Globertrotter007
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Having read the reviews I was looking forward to a nice steak. However, our ribeye steaks weren't good. I was looking forward to a melt in the mouth steak, but got a chewy one. The ambiance was fine as were the waiters, it was just...More

Thank WorldTravellerUK99
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The steak was a killer - Worth every penny; owner and his wife was very interesting... talking about Argentina and it's wine; 2 glasses of which had me blown away btw Highly recommend : especially for couples ;)

Thank Dmitry D
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We have just returned from having dinner at Aqui Es.fabulous from the empenadas to the tenderloin.great service friendly English speaking waitress all in all 5 star.two two course meals,jug of sangria and coffee bill was 67 U.S.

Thank Terryonhols
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 5727
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