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North Laguna Fraijanes, on the way to Poas Volcano. 1km, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2482 2280
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortillas” (21 reviews)
“casado” (14 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
North Laguna Fraijanes, on the way to Poas Volcano. 1km, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of the road to the Poas Vulcan is this typical Costa Rican food restaurant. The food is really good and the place is beautiful. Order a local-made tortilla con queso, their specialty

Thank bebicorrea
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lunch with cousins on a Sunday noon time. Our orders were taken quickly. Had a Papaya shake and it was delicious . We had the 7 gallos plate , make sure to share as it is huge. My favorite were the Cheese tortilla...More

Thank vinotico1
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Simple is one of the best places to get costarrican food , the warm ambiance , the excellent service makes this a place you always want to return .

Thank MJMc2014
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Super great! Excellent food! Especially Mexican food, which can be hard to find in Utah. Service was great, able to understand and communicate well. Very friendly staff!

Thank Sarah Jane H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is one of those restaurants on the road to the Poas Volcano. We have been going there for years and whether you get to Poas or not the meal here is worth the trip. The food is excellent and the owners have always emphasized...More

Thank 589fernandoh
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

For miles around this is THE best local meals. Fresh with garden herbs, very well served. I will go back for sure. There is also pkates for vegetarians.

Thank maria o
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This institution has been here for almost 40 years, everyone in the area knows where it is. Tasty food, a nice garden, a short trail down thru forest to the river, and four nicely decorated cabins in case you want to spend the night. Can't...More

Thank EverywhereCR79
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This was a surprise gem our driver suggested! The teens loved the HUGE bowls of chicken soup and the setting was spectacular! A truly delightful experience in all ways!

Thank skaacowles
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I've been here a couple of times already. Every time relatives/friends come to CR for a visit to Poas, we always make a stop at Chubascos for lunch. Good selection of local costarican food in the area, good portions for the price you pay! Strawberry...More

Thank jamiem247
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Nice place..it is on the way to the volcano. Place is big ..perfect for children ..food is good but very very expensive.

Thank David O
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Laguna Fraijanes, on the way to Poas Volcano. 1km, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2482 2280
This restaurant had the best food and service of all the places where we ate in Costa Rica. Family owned and always on site. Cozy, very clean, and surrounded by beautiful vegetation. Friendly and helpful staff. I highly recommend the casados, a local dish - delicious! I ate it in other restaurants but it couldn't be compared to Chubascos. I swear I could eat that every day. For dessert, try the home made apple pie (Costa Rican apples) and the arroz con leche. Ah, and do not forget to try their natural fruit drinks. Their coffee is pretty good too.
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