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Las Mananitas

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
Calle 40 | Between Paseo Colon 50 norte del BCR, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2248 1593
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mole” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (10 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 40 | Between Paseo Colon 50 norte del BCR, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

It was full of people, we obviously thought that was good; however, it lasted more that 45 minutes to give us the food. Moreover, the food was not the best. Los tacos al pastor had a different kind of meat. Also, the bathroom was not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 595dayanac
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We were looking for a different place but I recognized this restaurant from the picture pn trip advisor. The owner (?) was very welcoming and spoke a little english. Enough to balance out my spanish. The food and service was good. We actually went back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tom L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It was very good Mexican food and the service was excellent. Little bit pricier than usual restaurant but definitely worth it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Megrax
Reviewed October 24, 2018

The food was absolutely delicious and their options on the menu were really great. I got the "one of everything" plate which gave me tacos, quesadillas, sopas, beans, and pico de gallo. Do note, their burritos are smaller than American burritos but really good. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alicia B
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly good food considering it's not a lot to look at and completely empty! Give it a try (especially the quesidillas). The owner is very welcoming and service was great.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Thekitty3
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal here and lots of choice for vegetarians as well - burritos, tacos etc and all good stuff. Friendly staff as well.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Howardd1000
Reviewed July 7, 2018

After reading some reviews we decided to try Las Mananitas because it was a short walk from our hotel. When we walked in at 5:45 the place was empty so I was a little concerned. The staff immediately set us at ease and we ordered...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 58Albert55
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Went back and we got the sampler platter again full of tacos, quesdillas, guac, beans , salsa and more

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank d0ublev
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We came here with a gadventures tour for our final meal before departing home, both the owners of the restaurant and all the waiting staff were really friendly and helpful. We all sat outside on a big table together. Good cocktails and despite there being...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bjc1996
Reviewed March 16, 2018

I always make at least one stop here during visits to San Jose. It's not a fancy restaurant but most of the tables are in the back in a charming garden setting. The hosts are friendly and helpful in guiding you through their menu. We...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Diverdan28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 40 | Between Paseo Colon 50 norte del BCR, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2248 1593
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