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El Pueblo

Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2221 9434
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Some Nice Eateries and Bars but Overpriced

Went here on my first night in San Jose on the advice of my hktel because I was told there would be... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Bozeman-Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Great scene in San Jose

Went to Costa Rica on a whim for my birthday and read about this place. went a few days. Thursday... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Jasev01
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NYC
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San Jose's nightlife is concentrated in this complex made to look like an old Spanish village.
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good25%
  • Average33%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible22%
29 May 2017
“Some Nice Eateries and Bars but Overpriced ”
5 Jul 2016
“Great scene in San Jose”
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Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Went here on my first night in San Jose on the advice of my hktel because I was told there would be lots of bars and restaurants here and plenty of choices. There were. But not all were open. Those that were were pretty nice...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Went to Costa Rica on a whim for my birthday and read about this place. went a few days. Thursday night not so hot. then i went back Friday and Saturday and the place as on fire. It felt like that was the only place...More

1  Thank Jasev01
Reviewed 4 March 2016

New Years Eve was our last night in Costa Rica and we wanted to go out with a bang. Most of the people on our G Adventures tour wanted to party so our tour guide Ro took us to El Pueblo. It's a complex of...More

Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This spot has gone down some. It used to be a venue where you could go and get Attlee bit of everything from clubbing to a nice quiet bar. Last time it seemed a little more rundown.

Thank Alvin D
Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

el pueblo is a mall decorated like a very old villa. it has around 20 bars and very cheap alchool. but is not a very safe place to go and to be honest the party there is not good at all. if you want a...More

3  Thank WorldConquistador
Reviewed 17 August 2013

The people who go there are mostly locals between ages 18-30. It was fun to drink, entrance to the mall was free. El pueblo is like a mall composed of multiple bars from which you can choose. We went to "friends" and payed 8 dollars...More

3  Thank lightinthedark
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I was initially skeptical about going to El Pueblo based on the reviews on here, but my friends wouldn't let me chicken out so I said a prayer and went anyway. It was a Friday night and I expected to see loads of thugs, vagabonds...More

2  Thank Lola O
Reviewed 9 June 2013

It is a shame that this hasn't been better kept. There are many empty shops and it is badly in need of maintenance. It is not a safe area at night.

Thank crafterincr
Reviewed 27 January 2013

I like to go to El Pueblo on Friday's and Saturday nights. Lots of beautiful women going out to dance and drink. You'll find a variety of bars and clubs inside as you walk through the maze. It really doesn't get popping until 11 or...More

1  Thank Jordan K
Reviewed 18 October 2012

It used to be a great place where you could find several bars, dancing, drinking, food, etc. But in the last years has become a place of fights even shootings. Not recomended. Also, cabs there, will try to scam you.

2  Thank Chiara_Hol
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