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₹₹ - ₹₹₹South American,
Fraijanes, Alajuela | 3 Km Al Norte de la Laguna de Fraijanes, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2482 2155
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible24%
31 Dec 2016
“Good food, decadent infraestructure”
9 Dec 2016
“Great atmosphere ”
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South American, Costa Rican
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Fraijanes, Alajuela | 3 Km Al Norte de la Laguna de Fraijanes, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very well located, good parking, and also good costarrican food. However the place urgently needs investment to improve services: smoky place due to bad functioning of kitchen chimney, tables and chairs need repairs and the environment in general not well kept. Service was good. Beverages...More

Thank jmmp00
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

What a kewl little place!! We had rice, beans and pork and the flavor was great. The view was something to behold. Not sure why the bad reviews,but I give it two thumbs up.

Thank Stefanie H
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We stopped for lunch on our way to Poas. We ate local dishes which were very tasty. The service was nice and quick and the prices very reasonable.

Thank Itzhak Z
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was good. Very juicy chicken, good traditional plate. The bungalows are very basic. We stayed in the big one, because we are a family of four and there was only room for two in the smaller ones. Not so clean, very cold with...More

Thank Rikke Louise No... S
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We stopped here on the way down from the Peace Lodge. With our broken Spanish we were able to order a couple of pizzas which were quite good. Found the inside of the restaurant to be quite smoky (from the pizza oven?) and the floor...More

Thank Tamsin R
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Love the atmosphere of this place but have been waiting over 1.5 hours and pizza finally came out and was wrong... Interesting. Am staying in cute cabins behind for $20 each. They look cool. Will see.

Thank bermudaboyd
Reviewed 26 July 2015

It took me 2 hours and 2 buses to get here, but it was SO worth it. The ride up to Poas is beautiful and what an amazing place. It's like a cozy mountain cabin. Rustic and charming with great food. Excellent place for live...More

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Jaulares is one of those few places in which you will still find the owners personally reviewing details and tasting ingredients in order to secure quality and good service. They offer a good variety of food with special focus on local Costa Rican recipes; you...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Whenever I book a shore excursion on a cruise, I try to book one that includes a chance to eat some of the local cuisine. It's a great opportunity to experience local food. Jaulares is on the way to or from Paos volcano and is...More

Thank Tennessee50plus
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Very nice place. All wooden restaurant. Very nice traditional food and atmosphere. Will recommend if you are around the area.

Thank MaxAres
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Restaurant Details

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South American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fraijanes, Alajuela | 3 Km Al Norte de la Laguna de Fraijanes, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2482 2155
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