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La Trocha

) #3 of 40 Restaurants in Atenas $$ - $$$ 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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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Spanish, South American, 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

We ate here multiple times on our vacation. The cook/owner takes great pride in his product. He did not speak english, but made sure that we were all happy and enjoyed our food. Everything was incredibly fresh and flavorful. My favorite dish was the jalapeño...More

Thank jamiegcampbell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to La Trocha tonight. Portions were large and everything tasted fantastic. It is very good value and fun atmosphere. Frank the owner/chef came to our table and made sure everything was good. He invited us back for breakfast and we will be there.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Trocha came recommended by our host we were renting a house from in Atenas, as it is his "favorite restaurant in the area". I can definitely see why! Frank, the owner, is really friendly and came out to introduce himself, and suggested the dishes...More

Thank sokababe04
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Home cooked, La Trocha sauce is a must try, both meat and fish taste well, The wine was "comme ci comme ca".

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and beautiful restaurant but keep a close eye on the bill. They took advantage of us still struggling to work out the currency and over charged by almost double. Our fault for not confirming what all the chicken scratch on the bill was,...More

Thank Joanne P
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to check it out. I was very glad that I did. The food was amazing, as was the service. The chef even came out and recommended his favorite dish. He even spoke a little English which...More

Thank Brandon F
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I love getting out of my comfort zone to work on my Spanish. The Owner and Chef Frank, did not speak much english, but was so welcoming and warm I enjoyed the practice in communicating. We were the first customers to arrive so I was...More

Thank James_BEBC
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Our family had a fantastic meal here. Lovely outdoor setting and great menu. Friendly owner. And they do take credit cards (despite what earlier reviews say). Would absolutely go again.

Thank tekt
Reviewed 29 March 2017

La Trocha was an incredible dining experience and a wonderful introduction to the warm culture my friends and I experienced throughout our time in Costa Rica. My two friends and I dined in Costa Rica during our first night in Atenas -- my friend and...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We came for dinner based on reviews we had seen here and immediately loved the ambiance of the place. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. And afterward, the ower invited the four of us back for a private breakfast on him with...More

Thank Sam W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
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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