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Aqui Es

Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
+506 2221 5727
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (16 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I got pizza here and it was delicious. It was also quite a large portion, I only finished half of it. Recommend if you're in the area. They also have steaks and pastas.

Thank Brent C
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant. Food is good and it has lots of character. We went for a long lunch onday and back for dinner. Friday nights have some live music which adds to the atmosphere. There is a lively bar across the road with great service...More

Thank lia210260
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to meet the owner. He was lovely to talk to. Authentic empanadas and since we are from Argentina it was really a nice surprise. It is walking distance from Park inn

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Based on TripAdvisor reviews, we went to Aqui Es for lunch. We enjoyed a few cocktails. The flank steak was perfectly grilled and very tender. The grilled cheese was a large portion and my Mother loved the flan. Reasonably priced,tasty meal in a nice setting....More

1  Thank holidayhelpToronto
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

An excellent small boutique restaurant with delectable entrees, a relaxed atmosphere with personable service. Are dinners were cooked to perfection and the ambience takes the you back to another place and time...makes you forget that the deplorable Trump was ever elected. He is an American...More

2  Thank Glenn O
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Found out about this place from TripAdvisor, Muy Buena, excellente!! It's an Argentinian meat restaurant, very reasonably priced, and the food is very delicious. We started with a plate of 4 empanadas, they were incredible. We then both had steaks (beffe di chorizo & lomo...More

1  Thank Acuram
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Love the atmosphere and prices. Walking distance from Mi Casa guesthouse. its a little Argentinian restaurant

Thank Mashalarusa
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Costa Rica is not known as the best place for a steak but this place stands out. Close to Sabana Park and across from a small park in the city. Had a Bife de Chorizo and having visited Buenos Aires many times, I found it...More

Thank Whitecat11
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Raddison in SAN Jose for a night before traveling on to our next Costa Rica destination. We took a $4 (US) Uber ride to the restaurant. Upon arrival they ask if we had a reservation, we had not....More

1  Thank rachelslick0
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Wife and I went for lunch. We shared 2 appetizers. Both were excellent and enough food. Also had a 1/2 liter of sangria. Service was good.

Thank dans660
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 2 y Calle 38, San Jose 10108, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 5727
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