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alTAPAS

Metros Norte de la Cruz Roja de Santa Ana 150 | 200 metros norte de la cruz roja de santa ana, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
+506 2282 4871
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (68 reviews)
“chistorra” (5 reviews)
Closed
Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Metros Norte de la Cruz Roja de Santa Ana 150 | 200 metros norte de la cruz roja de santa ana, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to take a date since it has good ambience. The Spanish owner gives it some sort of Spanish approval but if you have traveled to Spain you will know the food is average. Asked for foie and meet. Never had...More

Thank jairom595
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I was staying at the hotel next door and had some tapas at the bar at al TAPAS. The place owned by brothers from Barcelona and must see for fanatics of interior design. I started off with a glass of Cava (Spanish sparkling wine) you...More

Thank David L
Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

thanks a lot, a pleasure too. like home!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We just happened to stumble on this gem of a restaurant and bar during our layover. Tapas were delicious and sangria to die for! Highly recommend if you are in the Santa Ana, Costa Rica area to try it out. Owners are from Spain so...More

Thank vankellitaylor
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We stayed at the hotel next door The Studio and didn't want to venture far, as this was the last night of our journey. as lovers of Spain, we were beyond ecstatic when we notice this tapas restaurant. What amazed us most was the service...More

Thank hotwaxVancouver
Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

thanks, always a pleasure.

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Food very good, manager / owner attentive and friendly. Little touches that made for a memorable, relaxed and special last night in Costa Rica. Flexibility with menu ensured family of five had a bit of everything. Lots of local folks out for dinner as well...More

Thank Nigel-AM
Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

thanks a lot. a pleasure

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve given quite a few 5 star reviews, even in Costa Rica. This goes beyond... by a LOT. The craftsmanship from the food, to the wine selections, to the architecture rivals everything in our extensive international travels. This is a gem, diamond, greater, hidden in...More

Thank Jon A
Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

a pleasure. thanks.

Reviewed 25 June 2018

It was good to be greeted with a welcome drink and appetizer which I guess set the tone for me expecting more. The paella was ok, a bit salty and on the smaller size of servings. The salads were very good, fresh ingredients, again, a...More

Thank Globaltraveler108
Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

hi, thanks for your observation about the quality (maybe the most important issue any place). Just Let me remember and understand the concept of "tapas": small, medium size portions of food. Here the philosophy is to share and taste diferent flavors, enjoy a relaxing moment...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This place has the best tapas around and the service was excellent! I came here with my mom and aunt for dinner and it was the best decision we made. The cod fish, the salmon, the potato chicken ball (name???), the brownie with ice cream,...More

Thank ashleyspashley
Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

thanks a lot !!

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great spot with really nice ambiance! All the food and wine consumed was perfectly done to its taste! I would recommend to anyone who likes to enjoy good food, good ambiance and good service. I assume everyone ;) Much Enjoyed Night in Santa Ana... Good...More

Thank tccans2017
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Had a wonderful time, the food was excellent, the service was superb, location perfect right next door to our hotel, cool vibe, nice design. A welcome half glass of champagne and a small bite were a nice touch. Definitely recommended and I look forward to...More

Thank Lokita C
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Mariela A
10 August 2018|
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Response from Joseph P | Property representative |
Hi, actually we can take a maximum of 24 people in a group. So sorry. We highly recommend to visit the place and we can talk about. thanks
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MelvinE52
9 November 2016|
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Response from Joseph P | Property representative |
Hi, normally we recomend reservations for friday and saturday evenings. You can call (506) 22824871 thanks
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Richard P
24 January 2015|
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Response from Joseph P | Property representative |
hi, i'm just a spanish guy running a spanish "tapas bar" in costa rica, i don't understand your question. You can visit on facebook "expats in costa rica" good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metros Norte de la Cruz Roja de Santa Ana 150 | 200 metros norte de la cruz roja de santa ana, Santa Ana 10901, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +506 2282 4871
  • E-mail
Description
Tapas bar and wines by the glass. Warm and contemporary atmosphere, free wifi, terrace
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