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“Nice steaks in town”

La Esquina de Buenos Aires
Ranked #9 of 745 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$45
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Bienvenido a La Esquina de Buenos Aires Cuando llegas a esta casa centenaria del centro del San José de antes, es como llegar al Buenos Aires de mediados del siglo pasado. En su menú no solo encontrará, platos como la típica parrilla argentina con sus cortes de carnes ya conocidos, sino también, excelentes pastas caseras donde se nota el aporte culinario que tuvo la gran inmigración Italiana. Dentro de sus entradas se destacan, las rabas (calamares fritos) camarones al ajillo, marlín ahumado y sus ocho diferentes tipos de empanadas. De la parrilla se destaca la entraña, punta de cuadril y la tapa de asado; sus pastas más pedidas o más buscadas son, los tres tipos de canelones, los sorrentinos capresse y los ravioles de espinaca y gorgonzola. En los postres encontramos los infaltables, panqueque de dulce leche, de manzana y la elaboración artesanal de la Mouse de chocolate, helado de dulce de leche, higo con nuez y sambayon. Todo creado por el chef argentino Mauricio Cabado.
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Its a small Argentino restaurant, nice decoration, the people ar very kind, the steak are really good, well cooked, nice lasaña, have a lot of drinks and big menu.

If you want to go you need make a reservation..

Thank PIER V
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Wednesday evening (6.6.18), we (4 people) did not reserve a table, just wannted to have a nice steak with Malbec. The Restaurant was fully booked, we got a nice table for a limited time (90 minutes). very good food, nice winelist, perfect service.

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Thank Stefan W
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

It's not very easy to find good restaurants in the center of San José, this was truly a great surprise. Real Argentian food, had a Roquefort empadana and the Mini Punta de Cuadril with pasta. It truly made me feel like I was in Buenos Aires.
Great music, decor and service.
Gracias totales!

Thank carmengilvrolijk
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

La Esquina de Buenos Aires is a small restaurant in downtown San José with a great argentinian vibe. If you want to have great meat this is the place for you. My favorite is the Malbec Tenderloin or the Roquefort Tenderloin. As an appetizer I highly recommend you order the Provoletta (grilled Provolone cheese) and to join your meal don't forget to ask for the house Sangría, best Sangría I've ever had. Don't forget dessert the Dulce de Leche pancake is simply delicious.
The place is usually full (because it is THAT good!) so I would recommend making a reservation.

Thank Ana Elena S
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

If you can get there early, you can sometimes just walk in and get a seat. We couldn't get a reservation, so decided to go elsewhere, but then walked by and the waiter suggested we just come on in! What a charming atmosphere and delicious food! Excellent!

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Thank Cynthia G
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