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Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0433
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12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On recommendation of the manager of the B&B we were staying, 15 of us had dinner here. Food was delicious! Our wait staff was friendly, attentive and provided great service. The menu has a lot to offer from octopus, fresh fish to steak. Yummy tropical drinks! The atmosphere was wonderful - open air with music. Very inviting!

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Thank annscott9
Helena, Montana
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful , open air seating, Nice selection of food to choose from. Local fish and produce.Family operated. Solo musician with a soft Beautiful voice. Yummy Desserts.

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Mawgan Porth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Such a great little restaurant, we ate here one night as it was the closest to our hotel and we are so happy we did - the restaurant is beautifully decorated and the food was amazing! My son had the homemade pasta and it was unbelievable - we had octopus and fish which was so beautiful - can't wait to... More 

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Toronto
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was against going here from the start. I didn't come.to Costa Rica to eat Italian. Having said that, I acquiesced and everything was phenomenal. Mojito was awesome, and the Lasagna was unbelievable. Wife got octopus was grilled perfectly. Good food is good food, and this place has it.

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Plano, Texas
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice during our trip and would have eaten here again had we found it earlier in our trip. The chef is so passionate about his restaurant - he personally came out to assist us when he somehow found out we were having trouble choosing our dinner entrees. It was a busy night, too, and he suddenly appeared... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group went here for dinner one night and had mixed reviews. I felt the appetizers were the best part of the meal. Fresh ingredients and well made. For my entree I ordered the shrimp ravioli. The pasta dough wasn't cooked properly, so it gave the whole meal an odd texture. One of my friends ordered the Bull Balls ravioli... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly - the passion fruit margarita was amazing. I had to stop at two but made a couple of stops during the rest of our time to have more even without eating! Service excellent, we had two of the pasta dishes - one was the 'bulls balls' which was really lovely! The main courses were on the small side, but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

the truth, very good food, tasty, homemade pasta, super good ...... I recommended this place .....located in santa teresa

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Thank 841george
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The best Italian food I've ever had! The couple who run the restaurant moved to Costa Rica to open their own restaurant. We ate there twice! Highly recommend!

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Thank Sheena K
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner (tunna and octopus) while listening to live music. They have good quality beer and the waiters are very professional. I would go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0433
Description
Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.

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