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Restaurant Trio

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$$ - $$$
Latin, Central American, Fusion
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60109, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7254
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered the sweet potato/carrot soup and ceviche for appetizers. Both were fresh and full of flavor. For entrees we had the coconut chicken and the fig/macadamia/sun dried tomato burger. Out of this world. Nice decor and outdoor patio, good service.

Thank mtbgrl23
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Good food! We ordered food from this place to our hotel and it was really good. Def enjoy the local casados!

Thank Thomas R
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

A nice restaurant for our group dinner but the decor is rather plain and simple. The chicken/goats cheese/fig dish that I had would have been better with half of the sauce. A bit on the expensive end. Service is slow but a nice fusion of flavours.

Thank Sandy B
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect place to take a family group. There is something on the menu for everybody, and they have a kids menu. The food is okay to good and the servers are helpful and friendly.

Thank eljo2113
Mexico City, Mexico
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Nice place, modern art inspired decor, very clean. I liked the atmosphere and was very comfortable. Service was excellent. Food was very good and enjoyed a couple of good cocktails with it. It is a little on the expensive side, but I think every eatery here is. You are in a tourist hotspot, so prices will be higher and it... More 

Thank Paul T
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Staff was friendly but slow (and we were one party of only three parties there). Waitress was busy on her phone. Chicken with goat cheese & figs had good flavor but was very undercooked. There's a big, noisy exhaust fan right under the deck. They had no change, so we could not leave a tip.

Thank VBCL
Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

The menu at Trio was interesting and fun. It was very nice for the adults in our party but the kids had more trouble finding things to eat. Over half of the parties in the restaurant had kids and it would have been nice for child sized portions to be offered of some items (hamburger, chicken).

2 Thank K A L
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

This was a very nice quaint restaurant! Nice atmosphere and very friendly service. The food was very good! Would recommend this restaurant!!!!

1 Thank kazcass
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Possible the best steak I have ever tasted and not that expensive. Lots of choice on the menu to satisfy all If you in the area give it a go

1 Thank runningfrog
Mexico City, Mexico
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84 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Great small restaurant. The food was excellent, kind of Spanish-fusion-ish. Prices were very good, but keep in mind the cost is quoted in US dollars (so it was cheaper than I had first thought). Friendly service. Apparently these owners have two other restaurants in the area, but we only went to two (this one and Sofia), both highly recommended.

1 Thank FrancesAmbler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $17
Latin, Central American, Fusion
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60109, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 7254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?