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San Isidro El General

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San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
(506) 770 3524
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That is what I did a number of years ago. It is growing, has some nightlife and some good restaurants. The beach (Dominical) is only 40 minutes down the mountain and then you also have Uvita with its Playa Ballena and marine park a bit further down the coast. Great people in this town. You must enjoy some afternoon time... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

this is a relatively new restaurant in perez zeledon. it is on the road between san isidro el general and dominical (245 or cemetario road it is called locally). the food is somewhat italian and somewhat continental. the owner and his son are congenial and typically happy people. the menu is above average quality and tends to be well thought... More 

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Appling, Georgia
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Alleged to be the fastest growing city in all of Costa Rica. It is lively and bustling to be sure. After years of visiting, I recently discovered that the communities and metro areas North of the commercial center are extremely attractive and well cared for. Many lovely homes and agriculturally oriented businesses present a tranquil and picturesque vista among the... More 

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Meadow Lake, Canada
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This is a nice quiet town complete with a McDonalds. Did not like being accosted by people at the bus terminal pretending to lead us to the café we asked about and then offering to take us to the other bus terminal (not in an official taxi) and when we said we would walk, stated that my husband was an... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Beautiful little mountain town is classic growing Latin American city. Teeming with life - youth - families - working to enjoy their life on the planet. Friendly people, authentic small city, non-touristy, beautiful, clean, great spot to practice your espanol! Lot's of local food available, a beautiful drive over from the coast. Great spot to enjoy some local culture and... More 

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USA
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246 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Could you pick a better setting. We sat in a restuarant high up on the valley rim overlooking the town as you come into town. The view was spectacular. You could see across the valley to the other rim. You could watch different weather patterns come in, it rained twice while we were having our lunch. The town itself is... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

A cute country town on top of the mountain. The real reason to go there is to catch the Farmers Market which is hugh there. Farmers and artist from all other little towns and villages to this event bearing their fruit and cheeses and all. There are some places you can eat fresh things too. There is a pretty church... More 

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Ventura, California
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Great authentic Central American tow. Very clean. The only American item we saw was a McDonald/s..... Too bad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Isidro de El General
  • Phone Number: (506) 770 3524

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