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Sabanero Steakhouse

JW Marriott Gunacaste Resort & Spa | Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50301, Costa Rica
+506 2681 2000
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (4 reviews)
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JW Marriott Gunacaste Resort & Spa | Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50301, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve worked in restaurants over 10 years and our server Miguel was excellent. He suggested the perfect wine to complement my food. All of the sauces were very tasty the food was so hot and flavorful. My wife ordered the lobster and she enjoyed how...More

Thank Douglas F
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had a wonderful dinner as a family in this location. Oldemar was our server and he did a fantastic job! My wife and I had NY Strips that were cooked to perfection, while our daughter had a Filet, which was superb. The service was...More

Thank RamblinManfromGA
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This steakhouse was wonderful! Beautiful interior, comfortable seating, the service was A+++++!!! The chef is preparing food very closeby the tables, there is gorgeous inside and outside seating. The pricing was great, not outrageous compared to other steakhouses!

Thank B E
Reviewed 21 March 2018

My husband had a traditional meal and you pay extra for the salad and side dish. I opted for the local filet that was butterflied and served with a vegetable and potato for $21. Go local, it was great!!

Thank Trisheee
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We had a very special meal at Sabanero! Great steaks - ambiance! The service was A+! Dennis was a professional waiter who took care of all our needs and then went above and beyond with some nice desserts! Chef Diego prepared excellent food Eith local...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 10 March 2018

A gorgeous spot with an educational bent--one's menu comes with a diagram and description of meat choices--great for one such as me who knows very little about cuts. Delicious.

Thank DaisyDiva07
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Sabanero Steakhouse is EXCELLENT. The service was top-notch! The steak was even BETTER! Awesome dinner!!

Thank david p
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We stayed for four nights at JW Marriott and were extremely disappointed with every aspect of the hotel except for our dinner at Sabanero. Our waiter was Adolfo and he was truly a class act and provided truly exceptional service. He also invited us to...More

Thank A B
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The Sabanero Steakhouse serves both Costa Rican grass fed beef and gain fed Angus beef from the U.S. as well as some non-beef dishes. The local beef is somewhat less expensive and we found it to be delicious. Terrific homemade bread. Service was top notch...More

Thank jdocBaltimore
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent steak quality... and the service outstanding... I had the pleasure to meet Adolfo one of their waitress.. good place for couple or family time!!!

Thank asandic
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: JW Marriott Gunacaste Resort & Spa | Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50301, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +506 2681 2000
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Sabanero steak house features premium cut from Costa Rica and USA.
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