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Don Fernando

Centro Comercial Plaza Colonial | Centro Comercial Plaza Colonial, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
+506 2289 9494
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (10 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“great beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Centro Comercial Plaza Colonial | Centro Comercial Plaza Colonial, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This place is not a fancy place, it is located in a nice area and in a nice commercial place, have parking lot, a/c, wifi, they sale meat, steaks in the first floor and in the second one, is the restaurant. The place looks very...More

Thank Fercrz
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The first exeriendia Don Fernando was not very good. Today I can say I am very satisfied with all the food, drinks and of course customer service. Stressing the friendliness and service Kathia. She always had a smile. Thank you very much, I go back...More

Thank rodastab
Reviewed 24 June 2016

These guys properly age their meats, and both the flavor and texture are in a unique class among local butcher shops/restaurants. Value is good, although you won't get exactly a North American menu. I ate there very frequently when I lived there, and it's recommended...More

Thank Gringoscazu
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Great Costa Rican meat cooked on the barbecue, with a few side dishes options, wine and beer. A bit expensive.

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We sometimes eat here, or we buy our cuts of meat and grill at home.. This restaurant and take out for cuts of meat is a great place with different sauces etc. to choose from.

Thank LadyDiana65
Reviewed 26 October 2015

If you are looking for great beef, whatever cut you want, you will really enjoy this place. You can choose your selection directly from the restaurant offerings or you can walk a couple of meters to the delicatessen butcher shop and choose your own cut...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

The steak was delicious and the price unbeatable. I like the concept of choosing your steak from the butcher shop and getting premium beef at a small price

2  Thank Luis S
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

We came here on a business lunch and via good reviews I came here without worry of the "Costa Rica Low Standards Reviews" I was with some business associates and we ordered some ribeye steaks which we could choose from the butcher side. Right away...More

2  Thank Danny G
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Is a very good meat restaurant. You can choose the piece you want to eat and they serve you exactly in the term you asked for it. Good service... speed... lovely sides.... worth it for a business lunch

Thank GabyML1301
Reviewed 27 July 2014

My experience in this restaurant has been highly variable. It's been good 85% of the times I've been there. They have nice cuts of meat and they are tasteful. They also have executive menus that include a soup, some bread, a cut of meat, rice...More

Thank Jair R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial Plaza Colonial | Centro Comercial Plaza Colonial, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Rafael de Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2289 9494
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