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Gelly's Jardin

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From Central Park West Side of Athens | Costado Oeste Del Parque Central , Entrada Al Antiguo Colegio de Atenas, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
+506 2446 1229
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Tasty ice cream and frozen yoghurt. It helps if you can speak spanish as they don't! You can sit outside with locals.

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Benicia, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Visited April 2016 for dinner and hated the menu. This place is extremely hard to get into and the parking is a nightmare. The food may be good to teenagers but to an adult it's junk food. Can't find one nice thing to say about this place.

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Thank Stumpertoo
alex s, Propietario at Gelly's Jardin, responded to this review
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muchas gracias por su tiempo , y tomamos mucho en cuenta sus comentarios. nos sirve mucho para saber que opina... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

The food was disgusting and the service was not much better. The baked potato that came with my burger was actually Pringles potato chips. The ice cream sandwich was stale cake that was heated up in the microwave with ice cream on it.

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Thank LSWillis
alex s, Propietario at Gelly's Jardin, responded to this review
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disculpa por el malentendido pero en el menu dice papas horneadas , no fritas, y el cake lo tenemos que... More 

Georgetown, Texas
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We stopped into Gellys for a snack in the afternoon. The menu is mostly ice cream drinks and smoothies with a few crepes thrown in. The big factor in my "meh" review is the fact that the star items which are mostly milk based are made with milk and cream which is unpasteurized! Anything with milk, ice cream, or whipped... More 

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Thank Mark T
alex s, Propietario at Gelly's Jardin, responded to this review
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disculpe no entendi si le gusta la leche , pero quiza no le mostraron el menu que tenemos muchas cosas... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Gelly's on our road trip from Tamarindo to San Jose and were extremely pleased with our luck at finding the place. The soup and nachos were very good but the milkshake was the star of the show. The rest of the desserts looked amazing as well, with homemade ice cream sandwiches and other pies and pastries tempting... More 

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Thank Treeman K
alex s, Propietario at Gelly's Jardin, responded to this review
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muchisimas gracias por tomarse el tiempo de comentar, y siempre hacemos nuestro mejor esfuerzo , a veses se puede a... More 

Barrie, Ontario
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We like Gelly's for their frozen drinks. We have had a few good meals here also. The owner is very friendly and we enjoyed practising our Spanish with him when we visited. We were hoping to go to Gelly's again this year, but it hasn't been open. We aren't sure why - perhaps an extended Christmas vacation.

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Thank karenpBarrie_Ontario
alex s, Propietario at Gelly's Jardin, responded to this review
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muchas gracias por su comentario, si tuvimos unos dias de mas cerrados. saludos More 

Atenas, Costa Rica
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Nice setting in the center of Atenas, agreable vue on the central park and church kind, attentioned and smiling service, verandah style decoration excellent expresso, nice milk shakes, reasonable choice on the menu with nice salads

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alex s, Propietario at Gelly's Jardin, responded to this review
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muchisimas gracias por el comentario, hacemos nuestro mejor esfuerzo. saludos, More 

Caumont-sur-Durance
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210 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Alex served us some tasteful crepes and smoothies, then he started to show some magic tricks to children who were eating there (with their parents of course). Impressive magic tricks for both children and adults, so well presented, and which generate such amazement and laughs!

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Thank AlainPieL
alex s, Propietario at Gelly's Jardin, responded to this review
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gracias por su tiempo de comentar, y cuando podemos hacemos lo mejor para que su visita sea de lo mejor.... More 

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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

My family and I came by for dinner one night and we loved it! The restaurants location is great, and we loved looking out at the park. Everything we ate was delicious. After we ate, the owner showed us some really cool magic tricks, which we still aren't sure how he did them! I highly recommend this place for families!

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Thank MPPlecha
Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

We spent our last night in Costa Rica in Atenas before flying out of San Jose the next morning. After arriving kind of late, we found Gelly's for dinner. It was fantastic. Alex was so much fun and the food was excellente'. The desert crepas were the best ever. Alex performed some magic for us after dinner and the kids... More 

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Thank Mike W
elandrix, Propietario at Gelly's Jardin, responded to this review
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muchisimas gracias por su visita,y para nosotros fue un placer hacerles agradable su ultima noche en Costa Rica y que... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Cafe, Italian, Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 07:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 07:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 07:00
Thursday
11:30 - 07:00
Friday
11:30 - 07:00
Saturday
11:30 - 07:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: From Central Park West Side of Athens | Costado Oeste Del Parque Central , Entrada Al Antiguo Colegio de Atenas, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2446 1229
Description
An environment in Athens, the meeting place for families and friends, with good music, good weather. Good views of Central Park, and above all, good food and cheap, Gelatos, fruit smoothies, crepes, Hamburgers, nachos etc. The place you can not go to Athens without test.

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