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El Novillo Alegre Parrilla Argentina

Santa Ana, Costa Rica
+506 2203 4753
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2015

I have come to this restaurant several times and it never disappoints me. It maintains its high quality in service and food. Steaks are delicious and a large variety of wines is offered, too. The place deserves an outstanding rating in all its extent. If...More

Thank Rogelio G
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We wanted a good steak while staying in Santa Ana on business and boy did they deliver. The service was outstanding and everything we ordered was top notch. The steak was cooked perfectly. The wine they recommended was one of our favorite wines from Argentina...More

Thank JK2468
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I have visited most of the Novillo Alegre restaurants, this is one of the prettiest and the food is just amazing. The mashed potatos as side dish with the lomito alegre is a great match. Highly recommended!

Thank Ventox
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Consistent good service and very good food. Works well for business or family meals. The owner is always there on top of things.

Thank alexf689
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

The most tasting beef steaks, they normally have a promotion if you have Credomatic cc, up to 30% discount.

Thank Rafael Z
Reviewed 2 August 2015

As in all Novillo Alegre sites, quality goes first. You can count that they will always serve you fresh top quality food, not just referring to the different meat cuts but to all the ingredients or sides including vegetables, rice, bread, etc. My personal favorites...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 15 June 2015

A resident of San Jose took us here to his favorite steak house and we were not disappointed. One of our group had a filet and the rest of us had the entraña (flank steak). The steaks were cooked to juicy, succulent perfection, the grilled...More

Thank drstan58
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

always good service; great wine selection and THE BEST ENTRAÑA (skirt steak) in town! Don't forget the grilled cheese starters; empanadas and delicious puddings too !

Thank Shay D
Reviewed 21 May 2015

this place serves the best steaks argentinian style! so good ! the entrana is amazing! it is served with roasted vegetables making the steak the king of the plate! the wines are very nice also! it is a little pricey but for a good piece...More

Thank emalopez
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I personally love steak houses and I have my favorites in town, but El Novillo Alegre is certainly NOT one of them. I have visited the restaurant five times and the food have ranged from bad to just plain hideous. I know many people talk...More

Thank Ticoviajero_11
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14 March 2015|
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Response from Dario D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do have entraña.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +506 2203 4753
  • E-mail
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