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Raulito's Pollo

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Latin, Fast Food, Central American, Costa Rican, Grill
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Santa Elena, 60109-5655, Costa Rica
+506 8308 0810
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful dishes . . . Great value! Raulito was a awesome host & food was yummy (especially the empanadas)!!

Thank Kelsey O
Miami, Florida
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a little gem . Serving wonderful chicken at a very reasonable price. There are few places in this small town which are this reasonable.

Thank lovetraveling066
Seville, Spain
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Wow, what fantastic chicken , stoped for what I thought was going to be a light lunch, had chicken and rice which was amazing, got what appeared to be half a giant chicken and couldn't eat a meal later, had to settle for a couple of beers and a snack !

Thank martin007fish
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing cheap find in Santa Elena - chicken with rice and chicken with fries were both great and only 2500 each. Salsa on the side is delicious and try the local linazo sauce in a bottle. Really lovely staff, best chicken of the trip and one of our favourite cheap eats in Central America.

Thank Zoe A
Windsor, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

You must go here for lunch. Like a bar but with really tasty chicken. Simple menu but very fresh. Friendly owner. Very clean. Excellent value, inexpensive and highly recommended. Thank you, we enjoyed it very much.

Thank 590katherineb
Manila, Philippines
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017

+ very affordable food + good quality chicken salad and empanada + the empanada is the highlight. never knew costa rican empanada was so good! + quick service - its a small kiosk so do not expect a cozy experience

Thank 98rayar
Como, Lombardia, Italy
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We were here twice in our staying, both times we had chicken and empanadas for only 4500 CRC, the place is really informal as it has only 3 tables outside where to eat. If you're searching somewhere to have a great lunch in Monteverde Raulito's is one of the best place to go!

Thank Filippo F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Great rotisserie chicken, good value and friendly place in the centre of Santa Elena. About $5 for a plateful, cheap and tasty.

Thank Anand P
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Been here many times. Great value and warm staff. Highly recommended. Right next to the church in downtown Santa Elena.

Thank J P
Saffle, Sweden
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

This is the place to go if you want chicken. It´s affordable and quick and the women working here are really nice!

1 Thank Anna_c_jansson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Fast Food, Central American, Costa Rican, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Elena, 60109-5655, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +506 8308 0810

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?