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al chile viola

Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0433
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing Service, Decor and Food, loves the ambiance and the menu. The jumbo prawns were a special and were perfect.

Thank 384garrettg
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The food here was spectacular and our server was a sweetheart. The pasta homemade and they even give cooking classes. At the end our server offered us limoncello which we both happily agreed to!

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Great evening starting with fun new cocktails, atmosphere is friendly and relaxing. The service is great and very helpful in explaining the dishes. We hung out till late having drinks and enjoying great music and the friendly owners..

Thank nancy j
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

If you love Italian food,THIS is the restaurant for you. I would say hands down this was in our top 3 meals here in Santa Theresa,Costa Rica. My friends and I happened to be staying across the street at Casa Capitan and decided to try...More

Thank sweet6jap
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Not only was our food amazing, this establishment had the BEST service we’ve had all trip. Very attentive, & there for all of our needs. Great ambience & wonderful tastes. Definitely worth the trip to the end of town.

Thank xoxogretchen
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Went on Monday night after seeing 2 for 1 on drinks so didn’t have any preconceptions on the food. Thankfully we were more than pleasantly surprised as the food waa awesome! I had the Parmigiana Melanzane (which is my favourite) and it was better than...More

Thank Kirsty B
emiliano838, Propietario at al chile viola, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you Kirsty my name IS Emiliano chef and owner of the restaurant al Chile Viola was a plesure for me!!!!

Reviewed June 10, 2018

Likely the best Italien we've had in Central America. All fresh, all served perfectly. Great flavours, wonderful inspiring specials. Service was attentive but not overbearing. They know hospitality...they know how to cook. Go there.

Thank Churchy2018
emiliano838, Propietario at al chile viola, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

I Churchy thsnk's for your great rewiew.i hope to see You again in my restaurant.ciao Emiliano chef and owner of Al Chile Viola !!!

Reviewed May 13, 2018

Enjoyed the food and the service, high quality not pricey. My wife tried their "bull eggs" extravaganza, interesting Chef's special.

Thank Victor B
emiliano838, Propietario at al chile viola, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Very thank you Victor...i love my passion!!@

Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Al chile viola is one one of my favorite restaurants in Santa Teresa, the food is consistently great and varied, the owners are welcoming and they usually have live music. The selection of cocktails is also very good!

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away from the center of Santa Teresa with a great atmosphere for dinning and drinks. The daily menu is made up of freshly catched seafood with an Italian flair and the pasta dishes are made with homemade pastas and light sauces that don’t weigh...More

Thank amackesy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0433
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Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.
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