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“Get the hamburgers!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pollo Tropical-Costa Rica Cuisine Brasilito - CLOSED

Pollo Tropical-Costa Rica Cuisine Brasilito
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Pizza, Spanish, South American
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Brasilito, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
3 reviews
“Get the hamburgers!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

Restaurant has the name pollo tropical. I had a super tasty hamburger there!!
Recommended for fast food but also for bigger dishes. On the way from Huacas to brasilito

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Edwin V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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Marmora, New Jersey
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

The owner Miguel is wonderful ! Thank you so much for a excellent dinner , And the prices are very reasonable. We had a great time dining with you ! I highly recommend this place .We will be back..

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Teenut36
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Scotland
Level Contributor
55 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Lovely food, gracious hosts”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

When we walked by this this morning we dismissed it for it's location, name and appearance. But we just had dinner there, thanks to TripAdvisor and it was very good! Vegetables were fresh and tasty, the beans were likewise fresh and excellent, and both the sea bass and cordon bleu were excellent! The mashed potatoes were incredibly rich. It wasn't the cheapest, but dinner comes with a fresh drink and water, and a small salad starter, so I think quite reasonable overall. The owners are very warm and welcoming and attentive, very nice! Would recommend this place to everyone.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank sohappyincuba
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Harrogate TN
1 review
“Yum! Yum! YUM!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

The food at pollo Tropical was fresh, organic, and delicious! The owner and his family were incredible nice. I am from the south, and the mashed potatoes at Pollo Tropical were the best I have ever had! The sauce on the food was amazing. Overall it was an amazing xperience!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Jenn H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“The Real name is Pollo Tropical But You Can Call it Costa Rica Cuisine Brasilito (wink wink)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

Went back to Costa Rica Cuisine Brasilito aka Pollo Tropical on our trip this summer. The food was great as usual. A Miami-based fast food chain called Pollo Tropical (that this gringo has not heard of untii this year) opened in the Central Valley and from what I learned and saw posted here several months back, they are trying to trademark PT in Costa Rica and probably hassled Miguel. Miguel has been using that name in Brasilito for a long time. Now I see TA changed the name of this thread to Costa Rica Cuisine Brasilito.

I wish the Miami outfit karma with their boney chicken. Miguel's chicken is to die for. Great smoothies, fried plantanos and yucca too. Prices are right and Miguel is a great host at his family owned and operated restaurant in Brasilito. The place is called POLLO TROPICAL, right before the Brasilito bridge. Hey Miguel, don't take any baloney from the fast food mavens. THE ORIGINAL POLLO TROPICAL is The greatest!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Hencat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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