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Pollos del Monte

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
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San Antonio De Belen, Costa Rica
+506 2239 2046
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just so-so. The chicken is really good, so if your getting a whole bird you'll be happy. If your visiting and order a meal, then you'll get the sides that are not so good. Is it just me, or does cilantro ruin a salad? The refríed beans had some extra ingredient that made them taste way too sweet. The fries... More 

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Thank Jack S
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Family friendly and good roaster chicken . Patacones were good. Chicken a bit over cooked. Friendly staff.

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Thank heathery153
Garland, Ut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The roast chicken is completed by using coffee tree wood. the chicken is excellent. the site is great and I recommend travelers go there. They also sell a hot sauce there that is made in Belen, very tasty!

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Thank family_in_garland
Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Food was great and the service excellent. We ordered chicken, sweet plantains, refried beans, patacones, guacamole. Chicken came with salad and tortillas. It was too much food. Next time, we will order less appetizers. Coffee was excellent-(cafe con leche).

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Thank Flor B
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great pollo a la brasa at decent prices. Service was very good. Great place to go if you're looking for a locals spot!

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Thank Yatzie G
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

They cook over fire. They use coffee wood for their fire pit. The flavor is outstanding. This is a casual place good for family. The price is good.

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Thank Chris T
Sundsvall, Sweden
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156 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Small place, centric in Belen close to bus station and train. Has good local food besides the chicken. Everything bought here was tasty and prices normal. Service ok. If hungry, in Belen and in the mood for chicken, then this is the place to go!

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Thank Kenth_Nasstrom
La Guacima
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Visitors love to see the chickens roasting over flaming roots of coffee trees behind glass. Great smells and tastes at very reasonable prices with ,many options for those who prefer to wander away from the iconic roast chicken.

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Thank TicoLenny
San Jose, Costa Rica
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Great option for lunch. A wide variety of dishes with chicken, with a very good quality. Service is standard and the local has no A/C

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Thank Nat2015
San Antonio De Belen, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Best chicken ever. Good service, nice place. Fast serving. Good location. Variety of dishes. Love it!

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Thank Lucrecia B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Antonio De Belen, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  San Antonio De Belen
  • Phone Number: +506 2239 2046

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