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“Excellent food”
Review of Restaurant Trio - CLOSED

Restaurant Trio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $17
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Reviewed February 10, 2013

Don't be fooled by the entrance to this place. It is behind the garbage area for the large grocery store. Once there, the atmosphere is hip, the service great, and the food was the best we had during our trip. I definitely recommend the mojito shrimp and the beef with manchango cheese! They also have a great drink menu.

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Thank sydsnoise
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

One of the best meals in Costa Rica, hard to find as it's tucked away behind the grocery store but find it and it's worth it. Wasn't busy when we were there

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Thank Glenn P
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Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

We ate at Trio tonight. Not to busy so service very prompt. We started with a Trio's chicken wings and a grilled mango salad. Two wings, not at all spicy and a very taste salad. We both had the stuffed chicken which is served in vegetables and potato. The portion was plentiful and the flavour was an interesting mix of delight. There was enough to take back to the hostel for the next day. We finished with a delicious mango split. Well worth it after a day in the cloud forest.

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Thank Photobug07
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

While I don't get the impression the menu changes often in this restaurant, the dishes seem to be tried and true, with good service and fun cocktails (there is a chili martini that packs quite a punch). The menu was pretty unconventional, in terms of traditional cuisine in the area, and had a number of fusion-type dishes that were pretty inventive. My recommendation: to start, order the ceviche, which has generous chunks of seafood in a delicious marinade (some of the best ceviche I've had, and definitely the best in town). The only drawback is the fact that the dumbwaiter between the kitchen downstairs and the main restaurant is right next to the bar, and it's a bit jarring the first few times is runs after you are seated...but all in all, an excellent meal!

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Thank seans873
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

On our last night in Santa Elena we ended up going to Trio after our first dinner choice was full for the night and we had no reservations. I went for the special burger and was a little worried when the waiter said that they cook it medium because it was so thick. In north america you only get burgers less than well done in high end places that make their own burger meat out of steak...or you could get very sick. So my medium cooked burger was amazing....and absolutely no issues on the undercooked burger :)

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Thank Marc S
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