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“Inexpensive and Good!”
Review of La Casona de Laly

La Casona de Laly
Ranked #61 of 630 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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115 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Inexpensive and Good!”
Reviewed July 20, 2012

This is my favorite typical Tico food place in Costa Rica. Is the place where I go eat after I land in CR. I love the "Patrulla or Chifrijo", the Fried Cheese Dices, Ollita de Carne (beef soup), Tostones con frijoles y queso (fried plantains with cheese). Pretty much anything you order is good and is fresh. The place is not pretty, is an old pueblo house with a tarp roof in the back yard, but the typical Tico dishes are great and so inexpensive. If you go you will love it and be back, just like me!

  • Visited July 2012
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English first
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very Cool to see how it was back in the day!”
Reviewed July 16, 2012

Very cute, rustic, original style Tico restaurant.. Great selection of Costa Rican favorites. Most cooked over a wood fire I believe. Very authentic, the real deal if you want to have a true Costa Rican dinner or drinks. Very casual, not a bar but a small place. Did I mention cheap! Worth the taxi drive up to Escazu to see it..

  • Visited June 2012
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