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Tenedor Argentino

Costado sur del Teatro Nacional, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
+506 2221 5152
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (30 reviews)
“steak” (48 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Argentinean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Costado sur del Teatro Nacional, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is lovely! It's just across the street from the National Theater, so if you schedule your visit there in the morning, you can have lunch here. The food is very good (typical argentinian fare: meat, vegetables, sweets) and the place is cozy, high...More

Thank fizbin
JulianS3110, Propietario at Tenedor Argentino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much for this amazing review, it makes us feel so happy knowing you enjoyed your meal. We hope see you soon! Best wishes.

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed such a delicious meal here. The service was on point and the food - WOW Highly recommended the blue cheese gnocchi filet steak and the skirt steak had great flavour. Wines are great too!

Thank kate m
Julian S, Gerente at Tenedor Argentino, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thanks very much for this amazing review, we are looking forward to see you again very soon ! Best wishes.

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The best steak i’ve had in central america. I’ve been to many places that claim great steak, but most mean compared to other local restaurants. Not here. Incredible quality meat and perfectly cooked. The mash with it was also excellent. Apparently the steak is from...More

Thank tziessen
Julian S, Gerente at Tenedor Argentino, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

It was a pleasure for us to have you as a costumer. As i can read in your review, our steak was the best one you had in central america it is for us one of the best things to continue doing what we do...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Excellent restaurant and service. Recommended by our hotel santo Tomas . Great steaks and nice wine and soft drinks. The owner kindly ordered and paid for an Uber for us as we didn’t want to head back in the dark!

Thank Claire H
Julian S, Gerente at Tenedor Argentino, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

It was our pleasure make your dinner one of the best in your trip around Costa Rica. We wish to see you again very soon!

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

So much smarter on the inside than the street exterior suggests, really great food from a varied menu. We sat upstairs with a view of the Teatro National and passed lovely evening here. I recommend the chorizo!

Thank becp91
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Burgers are huge! Milanesa is absolutely delicious. Service was great too, and the place itself is lovely. There are some quotes written all over the walls, some of them are great, some of them may come off as chauvinist.More

Thank LiizMastrapa
Julian S, Gerente at Tenedor Argentino, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thanks very much for the time writing this review, it was our pleasure have you as a costummer. We love when the people talk about our walls, cause is not very normal to find this kine of sentences o written in a restaurant, but as...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

We stumbled upon this restaurant in February while walking around San Jose. So glad we chose this place! Alexis was our server and he was very friendly and helpful. When deciding on a wine, he steered me to an Argentinian wine they had on special...More

Thank JS1Napoli_Italy
Julian S, Gerente at Tenedor Argentino, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thanks very much for your amazing review, it was a honor for us to have you as a costumer, we are looking forward to see you again very soon! Best wishes!

Reviewed August 11, 2018

I love Argentinian food and this place did not disappoint. From the wine....to the steak to the coconut flan. Carlos was out server and he was informative and super nice. We sat upstairs on the balcony with a great view of the city. If I'm...More

Thank BethFarmer
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant definately beat my expectations.. This place was recommened by friends but by far an amazing experience.. This busy place has great street decor, overlooks the center of San Jose and the food is amazing! The service is fast and friend.. I will definately...More

Thank Justjana
Julian S, Gerente at Tenedor Argentino, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks for your time writing this amazing review. For us it was a pleasure serve you. We wish to see you again very soon! Best wishes.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Really great find tucked away in SJ. Fantastic menu and wine selection. Lovely ambience upstairs and a fun place to eat. Staff were superb with good English. Fair price and well cooked food. Would eat again for sure. Enjoy!

Thank Travelling_soldier2
Julian S, Gerente at Tenedor Argentino, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks vey much for your review, we are glad knowing that you enjoyed your meal with us. It was a pleasure for us serve you. We wish to see you again! Best wishes!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$2 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costado sur del Teatro Nacional, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 5152
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Description
Argentine food in a lovely place in the heart of San José. We work hard to make our costumer the best meal in San Jose. Just walk in and you will not regret. We wish to see you!
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