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La Trocha

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
+506 2446 0533
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet mignon” (32 reviews)
“sea bass” (19 reviews)
“shrimp” (17 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have done a lot of travelling and never felt more welcome in a restaurant! Seven of us arrived for dinner and were given a hearty welcome by Frank. His ability to make seven strangers feel like friends is amazing to me. The food was fantastic.......More

Thank DDRay1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 7, first time to Costa Rica and looking for a place for dinner. Based on trip advisor reviews decided on La Trochanter and we are so glad we did. The majority of us had sirloin and were amazed at the quality of...More

Thank JKFergie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can only guess that bc we visited near the holidays, the chef was away on vacation. It took 1.5 hrs to receive 7 plates of food, despite there being only one other table in the entire joint. When food did arrive, the food was...More

1  Thank moegreen99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving for dinner on Tuesday January 2nd, quiet evening after New Years, but from the first moment we were treated like family and the food was the best we had all week. Yes, Frank was super attentive and friendly and everything was very tasty and...More

Thank jmathew1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried this place after reading the reviews here and we were not disappointed. The Filet Mignon was one of the best we ever had, no small feat for Costa Rica where the beef is not always great. The portions were huge (we had to...More

Thank playa c
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This was absolutely the best dinner we had during our vacation. The owner, Frank, waited personally on our table until his wife helped out. His secret sauce gives any meat or fish that special and unique flavor. He said it has 22 ingredients! He brought...More

Thank D R
Reviewed 1 October 2017

For a great steak or seafood with Frank's wonderful sauce,La Trocha is the place to go. Entrees are delicious without the sauce, but the sauce adds even more flavor. . Frank, the chef and owner, provides a superb dining experience.

Thank mmason2015
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Love their steaks! The filet minion is delicious. It is tender and juicy and the sauce they put on it is out of this world. If you want a really good steak cooked to order this is the place to go! They will do it...More

Thank Augusto A
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Can't wait to return with Mike and Joni in December. The food and service are outstanding . It's quiet and cool and you have tie to dine leisurely

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

It is a definite must try if you visit Costa Rica, Food was outstanding! Frank is the only chef and server so its a great place if you are not in a rush. One can tell he takes pride on his food. Very gratious and...More

Thank Carlos F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Trocha Del Boyero | 500 m este Estacion de Servicio 50 sur, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2446 0533
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