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Ponderox Grill & Steak House - CLOSED

Mts Este del Hotel Herradura 50, San Antonio De Belen 40701, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
7 Oct 2015
“Not worth the money.”
10 Jul 2014
“Disappointing Steak House”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Mediterranean, Barbecue, South American
Mts Este del Hotel Herradura 50, San Antonio De Belen 40701, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Came to this restaurant with a co-worker. We both ordered skirt steaks and we got something else, but skirt steak. Overall experience was disappointing. The restaurant closed recently for a reason, poor service and expensive food.

Thank Ivan J
Reviewed 11 July 2014

While attending a travel convention at the Wyndham Herradura we decided to try this steak house which is a short walk from the hotel. I ordered the pechugo de pollo which is a chicken breast served in a light sauce over asparagus risotto. The dish...More

Thank Aprils_Costa_Rica
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Stopped by on our last night in CR as this was near our hotel. Great happy hour prices on beer as well as food. They could have turned down the blasting Techo but we did sit in the bar area.

Thank pine1010
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Decided to try this out because of an offer with my credit card. The ambiance is quite sad, very hot and no a/c. The filet mignon ordered was kind of funny and didn't taste like real meat. The NY strip not so bad but still,...More

Thank Daniela G
Reviewed 23 March 2014

I had a "See and Land" rise of $25 which was merely leftover meat and a little squid worse than any $9 Chinese fried rise in US.

Thank jshen12000
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We had stopped at Hard Rock Cafe and walked out due to the drink/food prices and lack of service. We walked by this place and decided to give it a try. The waitress was so sweet and kind, the food was delicious and prices were...More

Thank CPOT5
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We were with a large group of people who chose this restaurant to dine...first night we were in San Jose. It wasn't far from the Wyndham Herradura Hotel, where we were based. My first impression of this place told me to turn around and leave....More

2  Thank mokinator10
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Great food and an easy walk from the DoubleTree Resort. Diverse menu with mostly Chilean wines. We ordered a filet mignon and a NY strip steak. There may be some sort of culinary cultural difference in just how much a steak is cooked in Costa...More

1  Thank millbrook2012
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We had to change hotels in San Jose, Costa Rica, and were lucky enough to be relocated around the corner from the Ponderox...lucky us. The steaks were cooked perfectly and there was enough variety for all five of us. Salads and other goodies were fresh...More

2  Thank Dick T
Reviewed 12 February 2013

My spouse and I ate at the Ponderox on February 5th while staying at the Adventure Inn. The food was excellent! He had a New York strip and I had the 12 ounce Filet Mignon. Price was very reasonible as well. Bonus was they gave...More

2  Thank hammann
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mts Este del Hotel Herradura 50, San Antonio De Belen 40701, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  San Antonio De Belen
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