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La Taperia Restaurante

$$ - $$$
Wine Bar, Steakhouse, Spanish
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1.5 Km Este del Semaforo Peatonal del Invu Las Canas, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2443 1392
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dwe decided to go to LA Taperia for dinner and it was OK Service was reasonable Had 3 tapas dishes one with the rosemary potatoes which were actually overcooked and over salted The beef Carpacio was tasty but again a little heavy on dressing Prawns were good Restaurant was quiet for a Saturday night we will try again in the... More 

Thank Ross A
Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We had the chicken beast it was juicy and delicious. The other chicken dish was dark meat it was also delicious. For desert we split a tres deluce. It was great.

Thank Earnest B
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Great service, food, flavor, quality. Small place to have a find dish. Location is not the best, but its accesible

Thank Arnoldo A
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Good and friendly service. We ordered pasta, which was very nice! Really strange to see a restaurant like that in a neighboorhood like this. Food was excellent!!

Thank Mark v
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Took my wife for her birthday, not being able to make reservation, hope the best for the place to be open. Once we got there, attention was regular but food pretty good. May go again.

Thank Rolando A
Richmond, Virginia
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78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Expensive and not very good. Toughest steak I have ever had. The spare rib was country style, fatty but alright. Go to the Mexican restaurant next door.

1 Thank WanderWoman735
Vernon, Canada
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231 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

We dined here on the recommendations of our hotel host. Great friendly service, excellent food, great atmosphere and reasonably priced. After travelling for over two months in Costa Rica this was one of our top three places to dine. Off the beaten path and well worth finding. Great wines and exceptionally clean bathrooms made this a favorite for us.

Thank jimimy
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

La Tapería is a Spanish tapas/Steakhouse which has great surprises for the customers. Located in place far from heavy traffic and downtown noise La Tapería offers great options on steak and several different soanish tapas. They have a great selection of spanish tapas, I recommend the "papas segovianas" an exquisit potatos tapa. Also the restaurant has an interesting wine selection... More 

Thank caavila
Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2011

I'd been to this place a lot of times, and always his owners manage to surprise me with something new. This restaurant is a steakhouse, however, they have a lot of spanish typical dishes called “tapas“. It's a small but cozy place. The owners are in the restaurant the whole time, so this ensures you a great experience. They have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Wine Bar, Steakhouse, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1.5 Km Este del Semaforo Peatonal del Invu Las Canas, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2443 1392

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