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$10 - $40
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed September 27, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended by some friends as one of the places you must visit in Santa Teresa and we were proven right! The meals has an unique taste, service was friendly and price was reasonible. Will come back!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 21, 2020

This restaurant was recommended by my host and simple put this restaurant overcome my expectations. Al Chile Viola is a familiar entrepreneurship, the menu is merge of artisan food and gourmet food that represent the best of real Italian cuisine. The chef is nice person...like all staff, congrats Al Chile Viola is one of best restaurants of Costa RicaMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 18, 2020

We usually go to this amazing restaurant and everytime Emiliano surprises us with delicious food and drinks. Everything is perfect: food, service, atmosphere and the owners are lovely. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 5, 2020 via mobile

The food was great! We had shrimp ravioli and pizza! They treated us really good! Despite the COVID-19 restrictions in place we felt safe and had a nice time at the restaurant! they were very friendly

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed May 10, 2020

Luz and Emiliano have created a neighborhood restaurant that not only delivers on flavor and quality, Al Chile Viola is a home for many, a familiar place where you are treated like family. I love eating at Al Chile and I can attest that many...friends and acquaintances who live in the area call this their favorite restaurant.More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed April 27, 2020

I visit Santa Teresa multiple times a year and Al Chile Viola is always one of my first stops. Because of the Coronavirus restrictions in place this time we had to order from their delivery service. The restaurant staff was very professional and sent me...a message on WhatsApp to let me know when the order was ready and leaving the restaurant. We ordered the portabello carpaccio, various pastas including the nightly special which was spinach ravioli, grilled octopus, and a couple of salads. As usual Al Chile Viola did not disappoint! Yum.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed April 24, 2020

Even though this restaurant was recommended to us, it was extremely disappointing and the worst meal in Santa Teresa.

Date of visit: March 2020
emiliano838, Propietario at Restaurante Al Chile Viola, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2020

Sorry i work whith passion,and mayby i did a mistake ,but you rememember what you eated?and why you dont tell me directly in the restaurant?

Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem! They provide 5 star restaurant meals for an average dinner price. Every dish is an incredible masterpiece. During our vacation, we were there a few nights for dinner. For drinks, Try the green feathers :) you will not be...disappointed! Thank you for the amazing dishes!More

Date of visit: February 2020
emiliano838, Dueño at Restaurante Al Chile Viola, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thank you, Cook and make you Happy is muy passion!!!

Reviewed February 11, 2020

Great food, great service and great ambiance! One of the best meals we had while visiting Costa Rica. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2020
emiliano838, Dueño at Restaurante Al Chile Viola, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2020
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Gracias Sofía!!!trabajo con pasione!!! Emiliano

Reviewed January 28, 2020

Excellent dinner. Great service with a large group of people. Awesome menu! Would highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: January 2020
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