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Novillo alegre

Plaza Freses, Curridabat 11801, Costa Rica
+506 2524 0353
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“san jose” (3 reviews)
“costa rica” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian
Plaza Freses, Curridabat 11801, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This place is a good choice anytime. We went for lunch and had a nice, relaxing saturday lunch with great service and very good food. The provoleta to start with was deliciou, meat was tender and perfectly grilled and deserts were good too. Plaza Freses...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mari245
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Argentina style sausage and steak. Excellent flavor. Great service with a nice patio. Apple desert was a nice light finish.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 651johnpaulm
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I have been at this restaurant many times and I can say the food has always been outstanding... plus the attention so far has Been great... the best part I think that prices on dishes are reasonable for the quality you get. Love it!!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Collette P
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

How about a kids chicken fingers menu for almost $20? This is just one example of how over priced this place is. Tons of better options like esquina de buenos aires, don Fernando etc.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank jairom595
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is my all time favorite steak house in Costa Rica. I have eaten here at least 30 times and quality and service are always consistently good!!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mariano Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We order lomito for dinner with grilled vegetables, the meat was just perfect, tender, juicy, and the vegetables to die for, after dinner, we have some coffee and dessert and talked for hours, nobody ever ask us to leave and we enloyed so much!!!!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Ale G
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is an Argentinian style steak house. The place is quite nice, and the service is good. The entraña steak is absolutely delicious. The chorizo appetizers were really good as well. The only thing that was not too great were the chinchulines. They were quite...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Chinayes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you are looking for great meat and Argentinian food, this is the place to go. From their entrees to the main dishes and desserts there is no doubt that they do it right. You need to try the kidneys and the milk jam ice...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank SBE73
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This restaurant is not where I usually do business, because is in the east of San Jose and my working territory is in the west, but a client invited me to lunch near of his office and he choose this restaurant. It is very well...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank William R
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I have visited "Novillo Alegre" at several locations and quality is good and consistent across locations. This is definitely a place for meat lovers. We had the New York steak and the taste was great, great steak quality and cooking. The place is not cheap...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Bolivar R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Freses, Curridabat 11801, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Curridabat
  • Phone Number: +506 2524 0353
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