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Raulito's Pollo

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Latin, Fast food, Central American, Costa Rican, Grill
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Santa Elena, 60109-5655, Costa Rica
+506 8308 0810
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Como, Lombardia, Italy
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were here twice in our staying, both times we had chicken and empanadas for only 4500 CRC, the place is really informal as it has only 3 tables outside where to eat. If you're searching somewhere to have a great lunch in Monteverde Raulito's is one of the best place to go!

Thank Filippo F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great rotisserie chicken, good value and friendly place in the centre of Santa Elena. About $5 for a plateful, cheap and tasty.

Thank Anand P
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been here many times. Great value and warm staff. Highly recommended. Right next to the church in downtown Santa Elena.

Thank J P
Saffle, Sweden
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you want chicken. It´s affordable and quick and the women working here are really nice!

1 Thank Anna_c_jansson
Holden, Massachusetts
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182 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

This tiny place sitting basically on the sidewalk in the center of town is a gem. It has about 7 chairs around a semicircular counter, and 3-4 high tables with 2 chairs each as well. The specialty is rotisserie chicken, served plain and in various other ways. One young lady ran the whole show super efficiently, with a friendly smile... More 

1 Thank Sande24
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch. We had the chicken rice... Super well seasoned and the salsa was on point. The Pollo pinto was good too.. The rice was nice and crispy. Skip the empanadas... But overall super good food and great value!

1 Thank Frizzpop21
Missoula, Montana
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

As many have said already, I would challenge anyone to find better food for a better price. This is absolutely delicious chicken for an incredible value. A clean spot right in the downtown that is unbeatable for lunch!

1 Thank krschoen
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

If you want simple good food, and a great value look no further than this. The place is really clean and the food is priced right. I would challenge anyone to find better food at a better price.

1 Thank Pz-zaman
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

A small place with limited seating but amazing chicken. We arrive shortly after 11am for lunch, grabbed a seat at the counter and in about a minute we had our chicken, beans and rice, tortillas and drinks in front of us. The chimichurra was excellent too. Authentic, delicious lunch for two for about 5,000 colones.

Thank Dan S
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I had the quarter chicken and chimichurri for 2000! CRC and my girlfriend had the chicken empanada for 1000 CRC. The food was absolutely delicious and it only took minutes to receive our food. I would recommend this place to anyone who loves chicken and wants to grab a quick, cheap and delicious meal.

Thank Trevor M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Fast food, Central American, Costa Rican, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Elena, 60109-5655, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +506 8308 0810

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