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ChuBBs

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, South American, Central American
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75 Meters North of Hotel Del Rey, San Jose, Costa Rica
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drink specials are great (especially beer) and the food prices are fair with good taste. Service is decent - don't want much and unless you're a table of guys you probably won't see your server much. They play all the games (including college ball) and the atmosphere is casual and relaxing. Was our favorite stop while in the area.

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Thank Kristen C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great atmosphere, great service. What more could you ask for? My entire family loved it. Highly recommend to anyone in the area to give this place a try.

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Thank JHODSON1
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The bar had really cheap and cheesy Halloween decor. It was overpopulayed by extremely loud and obnoxious Americans. The womens bathroom had cockroaches and the food was poor. The only thing that shined in this experience was our waiter. Would not go back here!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Copenhagen, Denmark
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for food and lots of sport, they have +10 screens. The prices are good and great service.

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Thank Nicholas N
San Jose, Costa Rica
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This review is for Santa Ana location, we went there for a quick family dinner. I thought the place would be as fast and friendly as the location in Escazu, but no. We needed attention a total of 8 times for a table for 4, including a 4 year old. The waiter came 3 times the rest, I had to... More 

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Thank Mike B
costa rica
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The quality of the food here is really quite good and the service and speed very professional. They are better than the competition in this regard. My problem with Chubbs however is that it seems to be a magnet for the trashy gringo sportsbook thugs who hang out in bars, and get drunk and obnoxious. Gringos in this country already... More 

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Thank dac8555
Hallandale Beach, Florida
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127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

They finally opened a Chubbs in Santa Ana, where we live, about a 15 minute drive for us and we have been enjoying it ever since. The food is great, the service is outstanding and by the crowds one finds almost every night of the week, indicates they must be "doing something right" at this place. Aside from the great,... More 

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Thank Jinglegirl
Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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74 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I always make a couple stops here when in San Jose. They have many American dishes that I miss since I rarely visit the states these days and the beer is cheap for San Jose.

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Thank Chris R
Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Volunteering in Costa Rica for a couple years, and my friends and I stumbled upon this place after hearing from some colleagues they had great American food. Wandered upstairs and found a huge second floor CHOCK FULL of Boston Red Sox gear. I was in heaven! Okay, real details: ~ Good variety in the menu. Burgers, sandwiches, appetizers (Avoid the... More 

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Miami
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The taste of the meat and the cooking was as close to perfect as I've had in Costa Rica. The drinks were flowing and games were on all over the place. A true sports bar w great burgers. I might go back tonight and have another burger...why not!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Meters North of Hotel Del Rey, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose

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