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La Esquina de Buenos Aires

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Calle 11 Av corner 4, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2223 1909
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In terms of food especially beef, wine list, value, atmosphere, décor, management and service, this is not only the best in Costa Rica but would certainly hold its own in Argentina!

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Thank riftca
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I came here on our honeymoon trip to Cost Rica based on Trip Advisor reviews and they were absolutely right!!! Wonderful little place with incredible ambiance!! The staff was friendly and polite and the food was the best we had on our entire trip!!!! Very reasonably priced!!

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Thank heatherlayton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed close by and saw this restaurant highly recommended on trip advisor. Had a great evening. Steaks were amazing and were washed down with delicious Argentina red wine. Very good value.

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Thank Cashathaway
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

best steak house in san jose. ive been here many times, always on point, great wine list and service. if you like steaks this is the spot...

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Thank Gayan P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on our first and only night in San Jose! The restaurant is very well decorated and has that warm latino feeling to it! As we had no reservation we were invited to wait at the bar and have some drinks and starters! We tried the mushrooms with polenta and the shrimp with garlic, both delicious! As soon... More 

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Gulf of Papagayo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is classy and exquisite. But priced well. Super great steaks, salads and wine list. Service unbeatable.

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Thank dalecandy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to reserve because this restaurant is always full. The ambiance remind you without a doubt that you are in Palermo district Argentina. All the served dishes are well prepared and delicious. I rather like to go again and again.

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Thank Jose Miguel A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not let its exterior deceive you. The food is exquisite. In a hidden corner of the busy city of San Jose, Costa Rica, you'll get a piece of Argentinas best! As soon as you step in, its another place, you'll feel transported from the art on the walls to the music and their people and its very cozy! Let... More 

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Thank Rashade C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant by far is my ultimate favorite in Costa Rica. It just never fails. Make sure to always make reservations, any day of the week. The restaurant is always super busy and you are lucky if you can get some space without reservation (you can always dine at the bar area). The skirt steak is my favorite dish, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meet the Meat on this very good restaurant! I would dare to say that you could order anything on the menu but the grilled meat should be one of their specialities. It's a good place to good and have a drink, very trendy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Soups, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11 Av corner 4, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2223 1909

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