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“Great spot for food and info”
Review of Delicatessen - CLOSED

Delicatessen
Price range: $6 - $8
Cuisines: Argentinean, Italian, Mexican, Costa Rican
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Argentinian, Mexican , Italian , Costa Rican food at really good prices. A great Service "English spoken".
Reviewed April 28, 2013

We ate here for breakfast. The menu is so basic, it's perfect. 5 different breakfast items, thats it. All were good food for a great price right on the edge of town before you set out to the hotels and springs. The people were so helpful with knowledge of the town. We where there after we had a cancellation on one of our activities. The people there then set us up with a new activity after overhearing our situation, arranged our transport from the restaurant, and kept our cars there for us.

This is a great spot for a quick and reasonable breakfast our lunch. Unbelievably clean. Very friendly people that care bout you having a good time. This is a spot I would recommend you stop in, have a coffee, and get your bearings for the town and what the area has to offer.

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Thank James S
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artupa1905, Owner at Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2013

hi guys...
firstly: i´m just gonna say thank you so much for your really good review to our place. we really hope that this review will be so helpful for a lot of people who it was for us... hey if your guys come back some day in the future not doubt to stop by.....
hugs☮
the DelicateSSen Family

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We stumbled upon this little roadside cafe one evening looking for a quick meal, and we ended up spending two hours enjoying the fantastic food and chatting with the friendly owner. He runs the front of the house, and his wife is solo in the kitchen. You would think they had a small army in the back since we had a group of seven and somehow all of our cocktails, apps, and meals came out together. Everyone was surprised by how delicious the food was, and we weren't very hungry so that always says something! The couple running the place were so friendly, and hardworking, you wanted to give them all of your business while visiting this beautiful city. Certainly worth the stop!

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Thank Amy W
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artupa1905, Owner at Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2013

Hi guys!!
we remember how you guys came along and thought to only stay for a little and weren't sure if to stay or not! and everyone ended up eating and staying for a good while!! jaja well I thank you so much for that comment and for letting us serve you guys! yes my wife cooks and also our cooks are just as great!! but that night she was alone and this is done with patience that's why the food came out just right! thanks really, I seriously love the entire comment you made! that always makes us smile!

Johnny

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

We lucked into this gem during our 3-night stay in La Fortuna: good food, abundant servings and quick service at a fair price. Excellent value. But the best part were Natalie and Johnny, the owners. They are a hard-working, young family, and you can see the commitment to and pride in their business. Next door to their restaurant, they have a tour-booking business where Johnny gives helpful advice and makes bookings for several tour companies. Johnny and Natalie are friendly, helpful and engaging, and they took the time to chat and to freely share with us their knowledge and love of the area. Our last night there, Johnny spent a fair bit of time with us and our map giving directions to an alternate, scenic route back to San Jose, and talking about the pros and cons of different routes. He was very helpful and absolutely right. If we make it back to La Fortuna, DelicateSSen will be our first stop.

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Thank NovaScotianTraveller
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artupa1905, Owner at Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2013

I first want to say THANK YOU, I really really appreciate the comments! me and my husband are more than willing to help anyone when it comes getting around Costa Rica, first day we met we hit it off and the rest of the days my husband Johnny stayed with you guys to help with anything you needed and more! the food has to be abundant because why would you go to a restaurant and not be filled up!! we make sure everyone leaves with a smile on their faces! you guys made us smile the 3 days you came to our restaurant! thanks!! once again, if you decide to come back I believe you guys took one of our cards if not email us at delicatessen506@gmail.com!!

Nathalie & Johnny

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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Found this little gem late one night after a long drive from San Jose. Johnny was one of the best finds on our trip. The food was great but the Mojito that Jonny makes is the best ive ever had. We sat and talked with Johnny everyday that we were there. A new friend in a new country what a great time!!!!!! Thanks Johnny
Jason Rohr and Iris Whatley

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artupa1905, Owner at Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2013

Hi guy!!
thanks for the visit, I think the first time we met we hit it off real great! I loved how you and your wife were so appreciative! thanks for everything and I am so happy you enjoyed the food we usually love people telling us what they think so if there is anything wrong we can make it better!! I hope to see you guys soon if you are ever back in Costa Rica!! thanks once again!

Johnny

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Reviewed April 11, 2013

We ate there 2 days in a row and loved all the food we tried. The flambed pineapple dessert with ice cream was the best thing we ate in Costa Rica. I would love to know how to make it at home!

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artupa1905, Owner at Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2013

We are very happy that you enjoyed our food, and if you decide to come back you can try the rest of the delicious dishes we got in our menu!! and about the pineapple flambé dessert we can definitely tell you how to do it just send us a message at delicatessen506@gmail.com and we will be giving you the recipe! thanks a lot to the both of you guys!

Johnny Arturo

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