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“Great Food, Overpriced” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fogoncito

Fogoncito
Ranked #173 of 589 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $15 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Heredia, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Food, Overpriced”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

The food here is great, but I feel it is overpriced for Mexican food. There are so many other restaurants that offer similar menu items at a better price, like Antojitos or Tacontento. However, they do have a really tasty Sopa Azteca.

Visited April 2012
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Date | Rating
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English first
Heredia, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
112 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Tasteless food and indifferent servers.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

There was nothing really bad about it, it just wasn't good enough to make me want to eat there again.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
2 reviews
“Worst Food and Service Ever”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

Surley service, greasy food. Steak tacos equaled three small unheated corn tortilla shells, only one of which had anything on it, a few greasy pieces of beef. The cheese topper was so stiff and overcooked, it took a knife to cut through. No side at all, not even shredded lettuce or a lemon wedge.

All in all, the worst dining experience in Costa Rica.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank janathcristo
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san jose, costa rica
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“I love gringas...thats it.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2012

This place could be soooo much better. The menu has not changed in 8 years, 90% of the menu is not really Mexican food, and who drinks their horchata warm?

Overpriced meet, and no you dont really get churrasco, its lomito cut to look like churrasco.

Im in no hurry to go back.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Matthew M
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Portland
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“meat”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2012

They just had a lot of meat dishes. I was expecting good mexican food, and it was just ok.

Visited February 2012
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Thank lizm82
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