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“Delicious and fresh tapas in a stylish environment”
Review of alTAPAS

alTAPAS
Ranked #2 of 128 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$25
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Tapas bar and wines by the glass. Warm and contemporary atmosphere, free wifi, terrace
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I was staying at the hotel next door and had some tapas at the bar at al TAPAS. The place owned by brothers from Barcelona and must see for fanatics of interior design.

I started off with a glass of Cava (Spanish sparkling wine) you receive from the house and a tapas of tortilla. Got a deliciously home-made sangria with fresh fruit and continued my culinary journey with all different tapas which all tasted fresh made. The Bomba Santa Ana was whauw!! They also serve many different wines a beers.

Can't wait to go back, sit at the bar and have tapas while chatting to Miguel, one of the owners, who made what was supposed to be another lonely dinner experience a really pleasant night.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Thank David L
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Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

thanks a lot, a pleasure too. like home!

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We just happened to stumble on this gem of a restaurant and bar during our layover. Tapas were delicious and sangria to die for! Highly recommend if you are in the Santa Ana, Costa Rica area to try it out. Owners are from Spain so food is authentic and full of flavour. They even have vegetarian and vegan options.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank vankellitaylor
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

We stayed at the hotel next door The Studio and didn't want to venture far, as this was the last night of our journey. as lovers of Spain, we were beyond ecstatic when we notice this tapas restaurant. What amazed us most was the service and attentiveness of the owner. And the Sangrias! We were greeted with drinks, an amuse bouche and authentic charm. The dishes we selected were delicious and nicely presented. The olives were so delicious, we had to order it a 2nd time. We were thrilled to have stumbled upon this restaurant as this is as authentic as a visit to Barcelona. Looking forward to returning !

Date of visit: July 2018
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Thank hotwaxVancouver
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Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

thanks, always a pleasure.

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Food very good, manager / owner attentive and friendly. Little touches that made for a memorable, relaxed and special last night in Costa Rica. Flexibility with menu ensured family of five had a bit of everything. Lots of local folks out for dinner as well as the odd tourist. All very good.
Got back in one piece - thank you!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nigel-AM
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Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

thanks a lot. a pleasure

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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I’ve given quite a few 5 star reviews, even in Costa Rica. This goes beyond... by a LOT. The craftsmanship from the food, to the wine selections, to the architecture rivals everything in our extensive international travels. This is a gem, diamond, greater, hidden in the city. Go here. You will be happy past your expectations.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jon A
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Joseph P, Propietario at alTAPAS, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

a pleasure. thanks.

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