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“Nice local restaurant”
Review of La Casona de Laly

La Casona de Laly
Ranked #72 of 696 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Great local restaurant in Escazu, good value for money. I had patacones con guacamole, it was delicious

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Thank MairaTluanse80
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

I had dinner with a group of business friends and their families at La Casona de Laly in San Jose, Costa Rica. We were hosted by a local businessman and would not have gone on our own. The exterior looks unpromising with only a small sign to identify the restaurant. This does not keep local residents from finding it and filling it up on a Friday night. The decor inside is eclecticly casual with a jumble of tables and several televisions displaying sports, primarily football (soccer). The food was quite good, particularly the ceviche and a chorizo-like sausage. The bar is active and the service most attentive. Don't be put off by the neighborhood or the decor, La Casona de Laly is worth looking for.

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Thank CarpeNox
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

My husband's family lives across the street from this place and every time we visit home, we MUST go to La Casona. Family and friends who live in San Jose are more than willing to drive over to join us, it's that good. Very reasonable prices, excellent tipico food.

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Thank LauraMAustin
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

You can spend a whole lot of colones on a fancy dinner in Escazu but you will find myself and anyone in the know at the bar at Casona de Laly on any given night. I'll give you a recipe for a fantastic evening: Order some Patacones with the pico de gallo and aguacate on the side along with a margarita or two. Just be warned do not attempt to drive your way out of the Centro if you go beyond the two margaritas. Toooo dangerous. But if you're cabbing it..........
PS: The Patacones are the size of frisbees

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1  Thank Salsa10142
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

We were taken here by our Costa Rican friends while on vacation. They wanted to show us a neighborhood favorite place. It was awesome - the atmosphere is very rustic, the floors all uneven and the tin roof overhead - very casual.
The food was fantastic - I don't think we had anything we didn't like. My friends said the service can be slow (as he reminded the server three times for his beer), but we were just enjoying the company of our companions. The prices are very good and the portions good sized and tasty.
Watch for the locals trying to help you with the "exchange" rate - we took a pass and shrugged it off as a couple of guy's in the bar having some fun. Not an issue.
Great time, great people, great place.

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Thank DanandRo
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