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La Fiesta de las pupusas

Latin, ,
Atenas, Costa Rica
+506 2446 6987
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pupusas” (17 reviews)
“salvadoran” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Atenas, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We wanted to try this place to see what a pupusa is. We were very happy with the results. Warning....the small is a lot more filling than you might think! We found the mixed to be the most flavorful, but each variety we ordered was...More

Thank jbla32
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A great casual spot to get some local Costa Rican food. The Pupusas were filled with various cheese, meat or veggie options and were tasty though not spectacular. The Steak Fajitas were awesome especially with the house-made slaw and hot sauce. The Stand-out here is...More

Thank wanderinghumans
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We arrived there was nobody there. Then others arrived and they were served right away - food arrived to them shortly thereafter. When we were served the person was not a happy person. Everything seem to much for them. My food was good but the...More

Thank Cath0646
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Lovely service, delicious "Pupusas," a Salvadoran style corn "stuffed pancake" among many other breakfast, lunch and dinner options. As vegetarians, our favorite pupusa was stuffed with "gallo pinto," (dirty rice) and a scrambled egg on top with a side of "natilla," a local version of...More

Thank marionikken
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great food Good service Can make things spicy if you want to Cole Slaw in the jar they brought to table is spicy, medium heat Open air Also has English menus

Thank RnMReiter
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This place is clean and prices she good. The food quality is good and the service as well. I did enjoy eating a pupusa with my boyfriend and friends.

Thank Chongchis
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I have never heard of pupusas much less tried one. They are fantastic. When I live in Atenas this will be one of my go to places. Lovely open air restaurant with excellent food and drinks. They offer a savory and spicy slaw both of...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I come here with my family and we enjoy the pupusas a lot. A great variety to pick from but my favorite is the bean an cheese pupusas. My husband loves the mix pupusas with chicharrón.

Thank Carolina T
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is the best place to go in case you want a real Pupusa. I've tried a lot of pupusas in different places in San José, but this one is by far the best one. Good prices, and excellent food. (try the maduro con queso...More

Thank Evesol
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My family and I stopped in for dinner one night during our stay in Atenas because we had tried Papusas in the past, and we loved them, so we wanted to try them in Costa Rica! We were very happy with the food here! If...More

Thank MPPlecha
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atenas, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Atenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2446 6987
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