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Las Planchas Steakhouse & Bar

$$ - $$$
Latin, Soups, Central American, Steakhouse, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
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West From Sjo International 4km | Inside Hotel Aeropuerto, Alajuela 20104, Costa Rica
+506 2433 7333
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

If your looking for a place of fine wine and dine without blowing the budget, then stop by Las Planchas Steakhouse & Bar. A beautiful view of the Costa Rican sceneries, including green mountain and the bluest sky to accompany the Latin music in the background with traditionally dressed waiters. Sweet drinks along with the robust steak of the house... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I traveled to Costa Rica for a school trip and arrived a day early. We stayed at Hotel Aeropurto and got to have breakfast, lunch and dinner at Las Planchas several times. The service is incredible. The staff are so happy! I'm a vegetarian and they were more than accommodating. The restaurant is a welcoming environment, great for those staying... More 

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Thank maddison b
Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We have stayed at this hotel many times and enjoyed the restaurant several times as well. We had typical Costa Rican dishes and they were delicious! My husband enjoys their rice pudding dessert! Our waitress was enjoyable and very helpful in our food selections.

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Thank leask22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The food was great and the service was even better. We ate typical Tico dishes and everyone very much enjoyed the food. Portion size was fair, we were all satisfied with our meals. We were able to find some room for dessert and tried the freshly made rice pudding and apple pie. Luis, our waiter, was wildly entertaining. His amiable... More 

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Thank Ryan B
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Ate dinner at the restaurant in our hotel (Hotel Aeropuerto) and was even more impressed with dinner than when we arrived in Costa Rica and had the breakfast buffet. We had the mixed ceviche, the seafood soup, and the crema soup which that day was pumpkin. Everything was superb but the seafood soup was the absolute best. The broth alone... More 

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Thank Jami G
San Antonio, TX
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Very good ceviche and steaks. Ice cold beer at the bar. Great Costa Rican authenticity to the food and the ambiance. Beautiful veranda.

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Thank Lawrence D
Alajuela
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Good steak house that is close to the airport. The restaurant is located in the same property of Hotel Airport. The location is not the best because there is not turn to the left (return to Alajuela or airport) so the driver must be carefully when drive back. The quality is very good and prices acceptable. the y also have... More 

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Thank Greivin S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Food was awesome.. One of the best meals we had in Costa Rica.. Not at all what expected from a hotel restaurant!

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Thank almorgan24
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2012

Asked around for a good place to eat and found Las Planchas! It was a great choice! The food was cooked perfectly and my husband loved his steak!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
Latin, Soups, Central American, Steakhouse, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West From Sjo International 4km | Inside Hotel Aeropuerto, Alajuela 20104, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2433 7333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?