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“Great Food in any language”

El Novillo Alegre Parrilla Argentina
Ranked #10 of 107 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Price range: US$30 - US$45
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Denver, Colorado
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369 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Great Food in any language”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

Actually a long walk from the Hotel Indigo, best to take a cab there since it is not obvious from the street as it is set back is a mall with a sentry. Walk off your excellent meal going back to the hotel.

Visited January 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Steak is right.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

If you are in Costa Rica and would like to try some tender and juicy steaks, then you have to try this place. They have locations in Santa Ana and Escazu along with other places. But these two are close enough so if one is full, with 15 minutes drive you are at the other location. We have been there for many occasions. Personally, I am not a fan of their Alegria steak due to the sweet sauce they pour on, but other variations of their steaks in sauce is great. Specially the one with truffle sauce. However, if you are like me and go for the meat, you agree that steak is better served with dry spices. For that, I recommend their New York cut steak, they make it to perfection. For me it is medium rare and it always comes nicely done. Meat is tender and melts in your mouth. Very good selection of wine. The service has always been great, with enough attention but not too much to make you uncomfortable. Price is right for the level of quality you get. For us, 2 people with wine and desert it came up to about $100. It is highly recommended. Enjoy.

  • Visited June 2014
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Homestead, Florida, United States
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

Went with friends and experienced good food, excellent attention and price was about the best. Place looked clean and natural environment.

  • Visited March 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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139 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Open when very few others were on New Years Eve”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

Searched all over the area for one good restaurant open on New Years Eve, 90 % of restaurants closed,,,, hard to imagine but apparently the custom here in Costa Rica,,, Even the fast food places like Mc Donalds, Burger King, Pizza Hut, etc. all closed... amazing... No reservations so had to wait about 45 minutes but worth it,,,, of course very busy but everyone worked really hard to accomodate everyone.... We all had steak and was very good... even though busy, did not rush us, just appreciative they were open... Many of the other dishes I saw go by looked excellent as well... I would recommend this place to anyone and families too,,, saw several...

  • Visited January 2014
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322 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
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“Good imported beef”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

Very good piece of beef imported from the us easy to park
All the time full for a reason I did not
Go there for 6 months and the quality
Still the same
If you have a Costa Rican Amex
You can have between 30 to 50%
Discount depends what time of the year

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