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“Parada rocks!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurante Pizzeria La parada

Restaurante Pizzeria La parada
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Pizza, South American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Escazú, Costa Rica
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Parada rocks!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Nice decent meals (pizza, sandwiches, hamburgers, local cuisine) on affordable prices and the place is opned 24/7

Visited January 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Eugene, Or
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165 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Good food and location, informal setting”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

As others have remarked this is a typical Soda style cafe offering local dishes. Costa Rican food is, well, Costa Rican food. You don't come here for the food. It's not as interesting or varied as Italian, Thai or almost any other cuisine. It centers around rice and beans as it is a very poor country. That said - you can find edible and tasty food in Costa Rica and this soda provided us a good meal. Many eateries do not provide good value - food is horribly overpriced for the portion sizes, quality of preparation and presentation and service. So prepare for that if you visit - this is especially true in the touristy areas and hotel restaurants.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank fiddle_man
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Richboro, PA
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Good Italian meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Authentic Italian menu in a pleasant casual atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating although many tour groups stop here which coud be bothersome.

Visited December 2012
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Thank mrsail
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Bristol
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160 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Cheap & Cheerful”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Central location and 24/7 cafe offering cheap and basic food. The burrito was over cooked and oily with liquid meat filling and a salad consisting of cabbage only.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Thank Kevin W
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Prague
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302 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
“Good value for your money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Prime location with 24/7 operation. Simply, fresh food and good value for money if you choose from buffet. Either 2200 CRC for meal – rice , meat, beans salad and juice or 2600 CR including polo – chicken. They have also menu from which you can choose. Every time busy, mix of tourists and locals which is indication that the food should be tasty and good choice. Service prompt and courteous and on overall two visits on which I was satisfied.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank duhoz
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