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La Esquina de Buenos Aires


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Bienvenido a La Esquina de Buenos Aires Cuando llegas a esta casa centenaria del centro del San José de antes, es como llegar al Buenos Aires de mediados del siglo pasado. En su menú no solo encontrará, platos como la típica parrilla argentina con sus cortes de carnes ya conocidos, sino también, excelentes pastas caseras donde se nota el aporte culinario que tuvo la gran inmigración Italiana. Dentro de sus entradas se destacan, las rabas (calamares fritos) camarones al ajillo, marlín84 ahumado y sus ocho diferentes tipos de empanadas. De la parrilla se destaca la entraña, punta de cuadril y la tapa de asado; sus pastas más pedidas o más buscadas son, los tres tipos de canelones, los sorrentinos
US$25 - US$50
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Soups, South American
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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I've been here twice now, once with a party of 3 and most recently with a party of 12. The Parrilla or "Grill" is a must order. It's fantastic for sharing and feeds approximately 4 people. The meat is fantastic and seasoned to perfection. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank El-Jefe-PHX
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate there after the Palona San Basilio Concert. We didn't have reservations but were accomadated quickly. The restaurant was recommended by Laura, the first women Uber driver in CR. She went out of her way that afternoon to drive us by saying she highly recommended...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank yeguerrero
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a bustling place. You come great for the meat. We ordered the half grill for two which could easily have feed four. The beef was good, the sausage, pork belly and chicken were good too. The stand out was the veins. We were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 31hamidv
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a beautyfull steak cooked perfect. the dishes where simple served but everyting tasted good. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Helene H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been going to the Esquina for years. I’m an extremely demanding client. One of the any good restaurant’s assets I value more is consistency. Excellent food consistently served, an ambience that is consistently inviting, consistently good waiting service, excellent wine list, the best entraña steak...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were there to celebrate a friend's birthday on a Friday evening. Awesome food, great wine selection and good service. The place gets quite busy, so make sure to make a reservation to avoid the queue. The food took some time to get to us,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Zoso31
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place. You have a feeling like you are in a real Buenos Aires. The food is the same excellent like in Buenos Aires.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank karolk363
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best steaks I have ever tried away from Argentina. Recommend for sure! Totally Buenos Aires feeling!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 877andriusd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a dinner in this lovely restaurant when we had a special evening, our anniversary day. We had a reservation. We ordered ham and melon to start and for the main food we ordered parilla for two. Everything was very tasty and there was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AmigosdeFinlandia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always make a visit here and it doesn’t disappoint- we were glad we had a reservation even though we were eating an early dinner. Steak is their specialty and the 3 meat eaters in our group each tried different cuts and enjoyed them all....More

Date of visit: January 2019
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19 November 2017|
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Response from unhadachalada | Reviewed this property |
reach them via whatsapp +506 8457 1002
10 December 2016|
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Response from ThePenguinsUSAES | Reviewed this property |
You could always show up as the have a nice bar to get drinks at if you had to wait for a table
4 November 2016|
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Response from BBinSEA | Reviewed this property |
I suggest writing the restaurant directly with your question. You'll find their email address under the 'Cotacto' tab on their website.
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