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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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“ravioli” (39 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (19 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (3 reviews)
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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 February 15, 2017 via mobile

Amazing homemade pasta dinner!! Great salads apps fresh fish!! Beautiful atmosphere, wine list could be better, but it is Costa Rica!!! We will be back!

Thank Lyz L
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

The service is very good..all the staff is very friendly. I ordered bull balls ravioli, however, the stuffing was too salty, therefore I couldn't really taste its real flavor. The beef ragú was salty too, but the pasta's texture was perfectly al dente. I also...More

Thank Roreo G
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

This place is very assuming from the road but once inside you see the charm and get a warm welcome. We had the eggplant Parmesan to start and it was incredible-takes you to Italy. The rest of our meal was terrific and there happened to...More

Thank Fred V
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Al Chile Viola was recommended by several locals so I guess we got our hopes up. The ambiance was lovely as well as the staff but the food just wasn't as good as it could be. The homemade bread was ok. I did really enjoy...More

Thank Miriam B
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

We visit al chile viole 2 times while staying in santa teresa Both dinner was amazing Eggplant permazn & tuna carpaccio was awesome Also the pasta!! A must visit - for sure while you are in santa teresa For my opinion the best restaurant in...More

Thank Dafi O
Reviewed January 20, 2017

although it's getting a little pricey, the food here is fresh and tasty. Seafood fares better than the pasta, truth be told, even though their specialty is pasta. Good, live, music most nights, and now they take credit cards (they didn't do so two years...More

Thank mortirolo
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Thank you Luz for more fabulous meals during the holidays. All excellent and great spending the evenings with you all.

Thank smayfein
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Beautifully made, well thought out, varied food. Wonderfully presented. The octopus was other worldly. The bread as a pre-starter was super moreish! Great service. Would highly recommend.

Thank Lex D
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal - the tuna tartare was particularly good! It's a busy restaurant with a laid back vibe and a great menu. Go!

Thank UKAnnaP
Reviewed January 9, 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended by the locals we quizzed and they were absolutely right. Our group of 6 had a fantastic final dinner in Santa Teresa of pasta and their nightly specials. Our waiter was superb as were all of the dishes we sampled!

Thank Andrea E
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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, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
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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