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El Novillo Alegre Parrilla Argentina

Santa Ana, Costa Rica
+506 2203 4753
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 27 February 2017

This Argentinian restaurant has very good meat. I specially like the skirt steak with fries and the dulce de leche pancake. It also has very good service and a great selection of wines.

Thank Alberto O
Reviewed 8 February 2017

this place is a must for me and I keep coming back, the meat is great, service is amazing and they always have some discount or offer to make it more worth while going.

Thank jacampos00
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was the 3rd or 4th time I have eaten here as it is right near where I stay and work. It is outstanding. The steaks are some of the most delicious I've ever had. The service is great as is the wine list. It...More

Thank SaprissAmericano
Reviewed 12 October 2016

El Novillo Alegre is a classical Argentinian grill that offers perfect and tender meat, Argentinian style. The filet mignon is especially tasty and very tender. Plates come with a choice of side dishes that are always abundant. I recommend to avoid ordering appetisers if you...More

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Meats are best ever. Not cheap but proper for quality and service. Nice and relaxing, good for business lunch with good food for a fare price and excellent service

Thank MCR205
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Remember when they were out in a cow field near Pozos... but the quality, prices and GREAT wine selection remains. If you'relooking for anupscale argentinean, you're done. Every cut is great. The one in Escazu has a brilliant little wine bar attached and the best...More

Thank AgC2012
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday lunch and had a nice table inside although seating outside also available. A good choice with two steaks ordered and our kids choosing the pasta and sausages. The wine was nice as was the cheesecake and crepes that followed with...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This Argentinian steak house is really great, the place is nice and well decorated and the food is awesome. It's a bit pricey though but it's worth it and if you happen to pay with a local AMEX card issued in Costa Rica, the final...More

Thank juancarloss656
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I have come to this restaurant several times and it never disappoints me. It maintains its high quality in service and food. Steaks are delicious and a large variety of wines is offered, too. The place deserves an outstanding rating in all its extent. If...More

Thank Rogelio G
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We wanted a good steak while staying in Santa Ana on business and boy did they deliver. The service was outstanding and everything we ordered was top notch. The steak was cooked perfectly. The wine they recommended was one of our favorite wines from Argentina...More

Thank JK2468
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do they serve asado de tiro or entrana?
15 March 2015|
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Response from Dario D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do have entraña.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +506 2203 4753
  • E-mail
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