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“Tapas night!”
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El Name
Price range: $30 - $50
Description: El Ňame is a restaurant in Santa Teresa. Our chef is originally from Venezuela but studied and worked for years in Spain before moving to Costa Rica. We serve fine cooking made of local products and folowing influences from Mediterranea and South America. We also have vegan and gluten free dishes.
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Description: El Ňame is a restaurant in Santa Teresa. Our chef is originally from Venezuela but studied and worked for years in Spain before moving to Costa Rica. We serve fine cooking made of local products and folowing influences from Mediterranea and South America. We also have vegan and gluten free dishes.
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Great way to try the menu....& it was dam good! Good vibes, great food, great people! Indoor/outdoor area for seating. Not easiest to find but worth the look. Nice off street location w parking! Surely would visit again! Pura vida ....thanks!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank H6476WMjasonb
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Costa Rica, traveling through out the entire country. Over the course of our travels, El Name was hands down the best restaurant we went to. It's a hidden gem, off the main road running through Santa Teresa, but it's worth seeking out. The food was fresh, the service was great, and the menu was exquisite! The owner and chef really poured their hearts into the food/menu. We tried every dish on the menu and every one was equally delicious. We'd come back to Costa Rica just to eat at this restaurant again!

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank angietrever
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We got there out of luck and we where so so lucky. Food is incredibly refined and delicious. Kudos for the chef. The place feels very modern and intimate, and that night had a live dj set that really boosted the atmosphere. The very-friendly-staff guided us through the whole experience. Best place we tried in Santa Teresa.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Felipe M
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

If you looking for a place we’re the know how to make the best food. This is the place. The taste is magically. The price and setting is really good. But the food is Michelan worthy. You don’t want to miss this.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Mark V
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

We dined at El Name as a family of four (children ages 14 & 10). It was tapas night; as a result, we were able try myriad dishes at a reasonable price. We loved everything, e.g., the croquettes, gazpacho, burrata salad, octopus, chicken, beef, ceviche, fresh bread, among other dishes. The flavors were intriguing and it’s obvious the chef uses quality ingredients. Oh —and how the caphirinia and michelada drinks were huge & delish! Last but not least, the passion fruit cream dessert and brownie (like a rich flourless chocolate cake) were delightful. Service was prompt and friendly, even though the quaint restaurant was quite full of guests. Thank you for a wonderful meal. Pura vida.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank LiddyMo
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Vincent_ibz, Owner at El Name, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

It s been a pleasure to serve you and your beautiful family. Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope to see you again very soon.

Cheers,

V

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