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Restaurante Al Chile Viola


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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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.
$10 - $40
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

I greatly enjoyed the pasta with shrimp, unfortunately I didn’t have room for dessert... The service was wonderful. I will eat there again!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank je581
Reviewed April 15, 2019

I've been going to this restaurant for many years and never stops to amaze me.... The service is always fast and friendly and the food is always delicious. Is perfect for going in a date night with your partner, meeting a friend or having a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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emiliano838, Propietario at Restaurante Al Chile Viola, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Thank you very much !!! Hope to keep and see you more times !!!

Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

Classic Italian dishes in the middle of Santa Theresa. The eggplant parm was the clear standout for the food; it was just as good as my noni’s. The passion fruit cocktail was the best drink I had in Costa Rica. The waitstaff was excellent, attentive,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank molly13rose
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

We had the beef carpaccio and calami to start, both of which were delicious, followed by the bull balls ravioli and the beef ragu .. the homemade pasta was yummy! Also a great wine selection and friendly and efficient service!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

Good food--Mahi special and pasta. We were expecting more with the food and were not blown away. We also tried Pronto and preferred the food at Pronto which was amazing.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

We have been here during every trip to Santa and this time we went for my birthday dinner with another couple. Apps were delicious and came out quickly and our server was very polite and helpful with answering our questions to figure out what to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sarahraewilly
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Okay so from the street this place is a little sketchy looking but close your eyes, take your partners hand and go in, you'll be glad you did. Food was amazing!! we started with a Charcuterie Plate (which is fancy speak for meat platter) I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

We really love Al Chile Viola. We were there in 2017 and went back on our recent trip in feb 2017 and one of the owners actually remembered us! It was delicious as always. The vibe, the service, the drinks and of course the food....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mikayleeo
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

We went there for dinner after reading all the recommendations on trip advisor and found the place to be not so fantastic. We had lamb and octopus which were both graciously prepared and seasoned (which I think is the special thing of the place, its...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Nice place for dinner, it was a little too hot in there. Lots of special and they tasted great. But their portion were smaller that expected. We ordered large lobster, it came up as 3 campo lobsters half, not much to eat. Mahi-mahi special was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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