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“Good food and huge selection of beers”
Review of Craic Irish Pub

Craic Irish Pub
Ranked #113 of 636 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Irish, Pub, Brew Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: Cead Mile Failte! It means: One Hundred Thousand Welcomes. We greet you with a great bar, a good bartender and all of our passion for beer, which we have been sharing with much enthusiasm since 2011. The most experienced beer bar in the country, with the best beer selection and awesome food. Slainte! Cheers!
San Jose, Costa Rica
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
“Good food and huge selection of beers”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Great food, relaxed environment and lots of beers to chose from! Nice place, normal people and good, well priced food! It's your average pub, great place to hang with your friends and drink great beers from all over the world!

  • Visited August 2012
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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“Irish-pub wannabe project”
Reviewed June 2, 2012

This is obviously one more of the few disappointing projects to create an Irish pub in San José by someone who has no clue as to what that really means and, most importantly, does not care about the consequences of bad management of a business.

Bottled, imported, Guinness beer that they sell for 'draft' beer and a rather run down place that has nothing Irish to it but the drunken rudeness of the bouncers.

A friend of mine and I, two rather decent fellows, were harassed and forced to finish a beer 10 minutes after their closing time under threat of (literally) kicking us out. When politely complaining to the 'administrator' and asking for an explanation for such rudeness all we were told was that after 2 pm. they didn't care and anyone inside simply had to get the hell out of there.

This place is a scam. DO NOT waste your time going there. It will shut down soon enough.

Feel free to contact me, should you think this is a subjective review or have any questions.


  • Visited June 2012
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pargho, Propietario at Craic Irish Pub, responded to this review, July 29, 2014
Thank you for your review! A bit old, but still worth the reply.

We appreciate your wishes and are happy to say that we are still here and going stronger than ever, being the best and first real Irish Pub in Costa Rica.

We can only wish you the best and hope that you have returned and changed your mind.

Maybe it is not necessary to say it, but we will: We clearly do not agree with what you wrote.

But we do work every day to get better and better!

Many blessings to you.
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