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El Novillo Alegre

Del Cruce de San Rafael 600, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2288 4995
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
6 Mar 2018
“Great place”
19 May 2018
“Management Slipping?”
Closed Now
Steakhouse, Argentinian, Latin
$$ - $$$
Del Cruce de San Rafael 600, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Visited el Novillo Alegre for lunch on a Saturday and the mensroom was a disaster: soap dispenser was not in place so it was hard to get the soap out, hand towels were also out of the corresponding dispenser, and the urinals did not look...More

Thank Bernabe L
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I had a large portion steak which was perfect. It needed no sauce. My daughter had a huge skewered meat/vegetable dish that she shared.

Thank damnels
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The place is nice. They offer very good service at a very resonable price comparing with other retaurants. The cuts "Entraña" (Skrit steak) and "Bife de Chorizo" (New York Steak) are superb; they are very tender. You can choose together with it two sides dishes...More

Thank Lola_Knot
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Great nice place. Prices are high. Service is normal. Food is good. It is a place to enjoy. However there are other places for better meat. Thanks

Thank Am M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great food in this steakhouse but they offer great options if you have people not so interested in steaks. Service is great and cost quality is really good.

Thank eufe
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We have been here many many times, I even proposed to my wife here. Normally sit outside and normally Jeffry was the one serving. He is so helpful that even if you ask for something that is not in the menu, always says let me...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Nice ambience, and the steak was excellent, as was the grilled zucchini and baked potato that accompanied. We had 2 servers (one went on break??), and the difference was night and day... had we only encountered the one, I would hesitate to return. Otherwise, dinner...More

Thank lar289
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I went on a business trip last December and they take us to El Novillo Alegre it was very close to our office, the place is like an old rancho but it's comfortable. We had to wait a little bit more than I use to,...More

Thank aamm72
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I have eaten numerous times at both their restaurants and have always received great service and good food. Their decor is also very pleasant

Thank billzobel
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Have you ever had a steak that when you try and cut it, that it literally melts into the knife? Well, if you want to experience this, El Novillo Alegre is the place to go for such an experience.! GREAT STAFF AND BETTER FOOD!!!!

Thank city9900
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Cruce de San Rafael 600, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2288 4995
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