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Cafeteria Los Chespiritos


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Latin, Costa Rican, Spanish
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a lot of food choices...hoenstly no impress with mots of them..the quality is like truck drivers stop...a lot of typical food...

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The weather was cold but the food was awesome!! Coming to this great resturant while travelling to Perez Zeledon continues to be a tasty tradition

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SBE73
Reviewed 4 June 2018

If you want real Costa Rican food this is the place. From tamales to tortillas is just incredible. You will experience the true "soda" in Costa Rica. Recomendations: ALL the menu

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank coquigarciar
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you like to feel a little bit warmer in the middle of a cold mountain, you need to stop by Los Chespiritos and have a good coffee o aguadulce. They have a lot of home-made delicious food and I think that because of cold,...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank ByronCR
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

It's one of the most popular 'bufet' diners in the zone (There's even 3 different estabishments, any of them is a good option). They serve traditional Costa Rican food (nothing fancy) in very filling portions with good taste at a very low price!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Josselyn V
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Often stop for food or coffee (agua dulce actually). Chespiritos is famous as 'the dining stop' on the Cerro de La Muerte portion of Ruta 2, Interamerican Highway. This is 'the original Chespiritos' or 'Chespiritos #1', having to younger brothers closer to San José on...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Raul V
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Going over dead man's peak, there aren't a lot of choices for places to stop. This is one of them. Because there are few options, it was quite crowded. It works like a K&W at home - ask for different dishes, pay for the total...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank DrMomPhD
Reviewed 1 May 2015

I always hold out for Cafeteria Los Chepiritos when I am driving this road. It's basic good Tico (Costa Rican) travel food. I've never had a bad meal there and they sell newspapers as well--sometimes hard to find outside of urban areas.

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Quincho Q
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We stopped at Chespiritos for lunch when bringing visitors from the airport to our home in San Vito. This was their first experience with comidas tipicas in Costa Rica, and they approved! The large steaming bowls of Olla de Carne really hit the spot in...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Tica2014
Reviewed 8 October 2014

First of all note there are 2 Chespiritos. If you started your trip from San Jose make sure to stop at the second one. It has better quality food. The first doesn't look too clean. It's already prepared typical costarican dishes served in a buffet...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank RacheliuxC
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