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La Bodeguita Del Medio

Del Banco De Costa Rica | Paseo Colon 200 Sur, San Jose 506, Costa Rica
+506 2255 8383
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“vaca frita” (5 reviews)
“cerdo” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Del Banco De Costa Rica | Paseo Colon 200 Sur, San Jose 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has great live music while your eating. The waiters are friendly and the beer is cold. The food is the real highlight. The food has flavour and made so well. I recommend anything with fish. I had the shrimp tacos which were the...More

Thank Sabina T
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The Mojitos were the best I've ever had. Excellent Cuban food with a large variety on the menu. Ropa Vieja was delicious. They even have Micheladas for about two dollars, but be careful they are huge! They have live music every night. After you are...More

Thank LotusExplorerTravel
Reviewed May 19, 2016

It was our first night in Costa Rica and like most trips not everything goes to plan. This place ended our first night off right! The food was some of my favorite the entire time we were in Costa Rica. Great guacamole and ceviche. The...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had one night in San Jose before heading out into the country and after a day of flying we were hungry! This place fit the bill....I had their pork sandwich (can't remember the name, but there is a photo of it in the menu)...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

A great vibe in here - hip and the promise of live music. Beautiful room and great staff. The food was so-so though - too much salt and deep fry. Stay away from the papa Hemingway - it turns out to be a too-sweet strawberry...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed March 27, 2016

This restaurant specializes in cuban food . The place is nicely decorated to remind you of Cuba. The y sometimes have live music. The food is very similar to ours in Costa Rica. Rice and beans, plantain, yuca and meat, but the way they prepared...More

Thank Silvana C
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here as it was recommended by our hotel reception. The strawberry mojitos were really nice and we shared the fried yuca and chicken croquettes to start and then had the specials (chicken burger and a pork (I think) burger/sandwich) for our mains...More

Thank David S
Reviewed March 12, 2016

I've visited La Bodeguita del Medio several times. About two years ago, when I first visited La Bodeguita del Medio, I was pleased with the level of attention, quality of the food and other amenities such as the Salsa lessons. Not sure what's going on,...More

Thank Ivan J
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Las Croquetas deliciosas, la Vaca Frita riquisima, los Mojitos divinos! Todo muy bueno el servicio, la presentación lo único es que hay que llegar con tiempo para sentarse dentro a ver los músicos :( pero bueno los escuchamos de afuera! Delicious Chicken Croquets, mouth watering...More

Thank Belkis Y
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Stopped here for lunch at the start of a 2 week trip around Costa Rica. the food was really amazing. I had a Strawberry Mojito and a cuban sandwich. Both were perfect. I also got to taste the Ceviche which was the best I had...More

Thank Caity S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Banco De Costa Rica | Paseo Colon 200 Sur, San Jose 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 8383
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