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Sale e Pepe

C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
+506 2289 5750
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“italian food” (5 reviews)
“checca” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

The food is excellent in this informal an casual place. Service is very warm and it is run by Renzo who is the owner. My only regret is the limited wine list.

Thank mlachner
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Very good food and nice atmosphere. Pizzas are excellent and a good variety of pastas are also good.

Thank jos_joaqu_nc386
Reviewed June 18, 2018

As always, Sale e Pepe offers an excellent service. Food is a real italian and tasty food. I was not sure between pasta Checca and Crab Raviole, so the waiter offered half and half. Excellent recommendation indeed. ANd the rest of my 5 family members...More

Thank amessegu
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Loved the quaint Italian dinner close to the B&B Casa de las Tìas. Excellent service and very tasty food.

Thank Gina S
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Ate here because it was close to my B&B. Almost empty when I arrived, but not much interest from the waiter. No bread, had to ask to be brought salt & pepper (what's the name of this place?) Food was good, but nothing exceptional

Thank taem111
Reviewed January 24, 2018

The food is very good and the service is the best. I ordered a pasta dish and an focacia appetizer. Both were good but not really what one would expect from a more authentic Italian restaurant. I am going to ask more questions next time...More

Thank dr917
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Great service Good food Nice place to dine in We had the house pizza First pizza I ever had with green peas and dill pickles Very good and don't knock it until you try it

Thank RnMReiter
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend took me there once with his family and lunch was great. The ambiance was great and lovely, it was neat too! We had a focaccia and I ordered some pasta which was very good too! I love the Italian spicy oils and this...More

Thank Ariane B
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

I usually order take out at this restaurant, however it's a nice place to have dinner, with a very romantic upstairs dining area. I recommend you try the parmesan eggplant or their frutti di mare pasta, one of the best on the menu. I consider...More

Thank BoardingPass694511
Reviewed December 19, 2016

My family has been going to this restaurant for years! Their daily menu is very good and don't miss the tiramisu!

Thank JayEeeCee
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August 5, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Rafael de Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2289 5750
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