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La Sandwicheria

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Mtrs Norte de la Iglesia de la Agonia 100, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

I went there for a friend's birthday. We made reservations and they sat us on the second floor... I know we were a large party (about 15 people) and the restaurant was a bit packed (first floor was for walk ins and the second floor was divided between us a a bunch of children... Service was slow (it took them... More 

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Thank María José M
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

The sandwich was amazing. But the location and ambience was horrible. We went for lunch and it must've been the hour of loud trucks going past since its on a busy street, so that was super loud, and in the upstairs they had loud bass music going, so loud that 5 min into being there we had to change our... More 

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Thank Hannah S
Richland, Washington
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169 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Sorry, but the food at this restaurant was okay but not great. The sandwiches had tons of pesto on them making them bitter and soggy. The restaurant needs a good cleaning - the upholstered cushions need washed or replaced. The bathroom was clean! The service was friendly but maybe a bit slow considering there were only a couple other parties... More 

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1 Thank leawatkins
Alajuela Costa Rica
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Very relaxed and chill environment with an array of wine and beer selections you'll be hard to find elsewhere in Alajuela. Would highly recommend.

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Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Located quite close to the center of Alajuela. The service was very friendly and attentive. The Antipasti (Different vegetables fried in oil served with two sauces) was great. The spaghetti and the salad, I don`t remember the names anymore, were very good as well. We sat in the second floor which I enjoyed.

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Thank Dominique R
Naples, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2015

How utterly amazing would a pita sandwich have to be to warrant a wait of more than an hour from the time the order was placed? Well, while certainly tastey, nothing the five of us ordered was worth an entire evening of looking to see if our food was coming up the stairs. As a longtime Guanacaste resident, my infrequent... More 

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Thank Bwana14
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2015

It has a good variety of food, even for vegetarians. The potatoes, served as side dish, are delicious.

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Thank ALucia S
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Starting by the names of their dishes (specially sandwich, wraps) the experience is something out of the ordinary. The lack of good service is covered by the quality of the food.

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Thank Rolando A
Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

especially the huge strawberry smoothie and the great sandwiches were fantastic. nice seating area upstairs with colourful chairs and tables. nice and fast service

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North Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I had the dolce leche pancakes. With a Pilsen. I know not the best choice but Uhhhhh!! Sooooo sooo so good. I wanted more but my girlfriend said no! Our server was a lot of fun, knew the menu inside and out,nhad some great suggestions and they nailed the sandwich my girlfriend wouldn't share with me. Chicken, avocado and goats... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mtrs Norte de la Iglesia de la Agonia 100, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?