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al chile viola

Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0433
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This restaurant is well-managed and delivers exceptional food. The service is amazing. We enjoyed speaking with our server. The four of us were over-whelmed a the quality of our meals. Can't wait to return.

Thank brenthill123
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 10, had no reservation, was quite busy and food came quick. Food was also delicious, drinks too (took a while though) and the service was kind.

Thank cecidieke
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We have read the reviews and decided to give this place a try since my wife is Italian and my kids love pasta. I have to say we were pleasantly surprised by the genuine tasting food. We were greeted by one of the 3 people...More

Thank araya03
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The owner of the place we stayed at all week (Vista de Olas) recommended this place to us and we are so glad he did. It was the last night of our great Costa Rica trip, and my wife and I ate wanted to have...More

Thank Donnie D
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We loved our experience at al chile viola. Absolutely top quality ingredients and sophisticated menu. We had octopus, sea bass and tuna tartare. The sides are also very good. The seating area is very charming.

Thank louiseaberg
emiliano838, Propietario at al chile viola, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hay i'm Emiliano chef y owner of Al Chile Viola restaurant to say you thanks for your commentary.see you next time,always tryng to do beetter Was a plesure...emiliano and all staff of Al Chile Viola Reastaurant!!!!

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had such a lovely dinner here, so much flavour! Quality ingredients and handmade pastas to indulge in. Truly an experience.

Thank Tread_Lightly2017
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had an amazing dinner here! The owners were just lovely and the service was the best we had in town. Our food was incredible, drinks strong and tasty and the ambiance was perfect. We highly recommend al chile viola!

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We went here with a group of 9 people for an end of trip/birthday dinner for my son. The service was on point and our table was ready when we arrived. The food is seafood heavy Italian. There's also meat dishes which came in handy...More

Thank JustinGlory
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The food is very good, with high quality ingredients and innovative recipes, everything is really fresh. The place is also nice, candlelit, relaxed, with beach vibes. Also you can find vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We went here as it was close to where we were staying. My girlfriend is actually Italian and is an executive chef so we rarely go to Italian restaurants. Limited menu. Lots of specials. The pasta was cooked well. The flavours were nice.

Thank Melissa M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0433
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Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.
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