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Toro Tinto

| Next to Vitosi, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6252
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (57 reviews)
“rump cap” (2 reviews)
“picanha” (2 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Wine Bar, Argentinian
| Next to Vitosi, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We kept that restaurant for our last evening at Monteverde but we have got 1 steak that was average, but to plates with chicken breast that we couldn't eat, we left it as is. The vegetables on side was kind of decoration with 3-4 small...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 319gily
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Wow - this was an unexpected treat in a town with so-so food. Great steaks, perfectly cooked and lovely service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Papadroid
Reviewed 9 September 2018

It is a beautiful restaurant and has a great menu with options for all tastes, the presentation of the dishes is super detailed, the order and efficiency of the customer service are exemplary.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank William G
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went to dinner here quite late after the night tour (9:15pm) and the restaurant was empty (low season). We were greeted warmly and welcomed. We decided to share a bottle of wine and our waiter was very helpful- and he continued...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Christie T
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

If you like meat, this is your place in Santa Elena. Few choices but all so good that you can't complain. Meat is great, the only thing that could be improve is the service, just a little bit slow (but you can have a glass...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MeggieRed
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We got in after a Nightwalk in Santa Elena, just before closing time. The waiter was very kind. Nice restaurant with amazing food. We got dishes with beef and chicken, both very tasteful! Not the cheapest restaurant but probably one of the best in town.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 697bartc
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The restaurant is the Place for Steaks in Monteverde. The server was very pleasant and her English was pretty good which made it an easy dining experience. The Wine selection was surprising good. The Steaks are a different Cut of what most Gringos are use...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank genes252
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Friendly restaurant and staff, with a good range of food. Service excellent and tasty meals. Wine quite pricey, but other drinks available.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SunandSkiFamily
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Santa Elena for 4 nights and ate here for 2 nights. Lovely steak, good friendly service good choice of wine. 5 * we highly recommend to all independents, couples and families a like.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank samjespinosa
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Turned up as a party of 6, waitress was very accommodating and answered all our questions. Service was fast and food was excellent-personally not a steak fan but had the salmon which was full of lovely flavour. If we stayed another night we would go...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jessieg288
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Steakhouse, Wine Bar, Argentinian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Next to Vitosi, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 6252
Our specialty is a small variety of grilled delicious beef cuts, from grass-fed cattle (more flavorful and healthy steaks), you will also find a small selection of red wines (mainly from South America) to accompany your steak. All carefully selected to go very well together in a great dinner or lunch. We also cook on the grill some other dishes like chicken, salmon or papillon tilapia.
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