We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

rosti pollos

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2217 8787
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average33%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“roasted chicken” (18 reviews)
“black beans” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (301)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Had to go to San Jose with a friend for business, he had meetings here and there and by 13:00 hours I told him to drop me at Rosti Pollos and he could pick me back later. Nice restaurant, very clean, good service, had the...More

Thank RWPrider
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obviously no atmosphere, chicken more broiled than roasted, dry and luke warm. There is so little choice in this neck of the woods, and this place seemed like the best of a bad lot. Also drafty and the bill and change took ages to come....More

Thank AntoniaRobinson
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This is mostly a BBQ chicken place. I found the chicken a bit dry and not very moist. Our waiter took our order and after that we had to search for a server. The seemed disorganized and I found the service poor enough to be...More

Thank Normu
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The restaurant is close to the airport and hotels so it rates high on the convenience scale. But it all ends there. In all our travels around the world this is the worst food we have ever had. To top it off it was expensive...More

Thank dtwarning
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Took our family here to grab a bite of lunch. Staff was very friendly and helpful. They switched from Spanish to English quickly and helped us with our Spanish. Food was good. Staff offered us appetizers and desserts from a tray, which was an excellent...More

Thank GFGuyUxbridge
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Were looking for a fast dinner near the San Jose Airport. Found the rosti pollos and were pleasantly surprised. Good service and food at a reasonable price.

Thank Slothspotter
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Several traditional dishes, in a mid range dining environment. Priced accordingly and fairly, The food is of good quality and the offerings are unique. Where else can you get a pitcher of fresh orange/carrot juice, a very traditional mix here. Most will find it a...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We were tired and very, very hungry! Rodri Pollo has a HUGE menu, lots of choices. Inexpensive and delicious. Nice service. Lots of locals. I would certainly recommend it.

Thank CenterMtraveler
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch at this establishment. This restaurant can be accessed from across the parking lot of the Holiday Inn Express Airport as well. If you are looking for something familiar yet with a Costa Rican flare, then this is the place to go....More

Thank alletas
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I wasn't expecting much, but we all enjoyed our meals. Chicken, prepared in many ways, was good. some of the side dishes were bland. Server was friendly.

Thank travelfam7700
Nearby HotelsSee all 27 hotels in Alajuela
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport
838 reviews
.13 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport
1,526 reviews
.19 km away
Hotel Mango
82 reviews
.24 km away
Hotel Casa Antigua
94 reviews
.73 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Parrilla de Tony
5 reviews
1.23 km away
42 reviews
1.30 km away
486 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Erick Tours C R
9 reviews
1.38 km away
129 reviews
2.51 km away
Reliable Trips
5 reviews
2.43 km away
Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum
154 reviews
2.73 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from rosti pollos staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: En El Cacique del Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2217 8787
Near the Hampton Inn in Alajuela Costa Rica
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing