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Review of Restaurante & Bbqq El Chicote - CLOSED

Restaurante & Bbqq El Chicote
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Costa Rican, International
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Restaurant EL CHICOTE, is iconic to our city, and a "must" to your visit in Costa Rica- In our 52TH ANNIVERSARY, This family owned, restaurant, where you can find the most traditional dishes, to international inspired cooking. We offer fine steaks, USDA, fish and seafood, salads, vegetarian and some gluten free options. Our specialty: good service, high quality for a reasonable price.All taxes and tips included in your bill.
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Always the balance between food and service. Here the food (Chileans Salmon) was very good and the service better. In our case the maître (sorry that I can not remember his name) was very knowledgeable about the food, what to choose and his recommendation was right.

I like it very much and I recommend it.

Leonardo

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Thank Leonardo C
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Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

I come to this restaurant regularly with customers and friends because of its great quality food and good service given by its personnel. This is a traditional restaurant of San Jose and has been opened for decades however they keep giving the great service.

Thank LuisBdo
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Reviewed 23 December 2013

A local businessman we were working with in San Jose said we had to come here for lunch and I am so glad we did. Everything was fantastic. The steak, and I am not a big steak person, was outstanding. The service was wonderful. It is a little out of the way if you are staying downtown or out by the airport, but it is worth the trip.

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Thank Mike L
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Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

We had a truly memorable dinner here and would heartily recommend the steaks. We were very well looked after by our waiter, Carlos, who made us feel very welcome and made helpful recommendations about the menu. It's a gem.

Thank Hattie W
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

The hardest thing to find in San Jose are restaurants that are consistently good. El Chicote has been around for 50 years. I have been going there for 35 years and the Baby Beef is just as fabulous as it was then. The prices are comfortable, the service is very good, the ambience is comfortable. It's a good place for families, a romantic date and business meetings. I always have the Baby Beef but have friends who order the fish and other cuts of meat and all go away happy.

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Thank Laurel A
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andyp30, Gerente at Restaurante & Bbqq El Chicote, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2013

Thanks!! And truly Longevity DOES say something about quality! ; ) Thats for sure, and thats what we´re constantly looking for at El Chicote. Thanks a lot for your appreciation! Hope to see you around another 50 more!

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