We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tenedor Argentino

Costado sur del Teatro Nacional, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
+506 2221 5152
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (32 reviews)
“steak” (56 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Costado sur del Teatro Nacional, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,024)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place based on other TripAdvisor reviews. The service was very good and the food was nice. I wouldn't say it was the best meal I've ever had but I would happily recommend going. The price was as we expected for a touristy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank david_t_wavell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Tenedor Argentino our first night in San Jose (and our first time being in Costa Rica). The restaurant is centrally located and directly across from the National Theater, so it's easy to get to. The interior is chic and very well decorated....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Willz_Thrillz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. We came here after been recommended it by our hotel. The decor was very pretty and warm. The staff were incredible, expecially our waiter Jorge. The steaks were out of this world! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank emanuelaM82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate her because of the great reviews. Had the tenderloin medium rare and it was perfectly tender. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RonW320
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because of the good ratings and comments. Unfortunately it was a disappointment because the hamburger was not good. The meat was dry, the fried egg was cold and the quality of the ingredients by themselves was not convincing. The service was fast...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stagesixcup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ´ve git steak and burger, nothing bad to say, my steak was exactly cooked like i asked and the burger ok, and the service is more than good, professionnal! The price is there but you got from what you pay!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dodonachos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent steak, cooked exactly to order. Service was super, the whole staff wanted to ensure we had a good dinning experience and we did. Balcony with open air seating. Best meal in CR, so far.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 318johnrb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip in 36 hours and again we made the right choice. We found the place after searching for the best restaurants in San Jose and we were not disappointed. Exceptional service and delicious cuts. Meat lovers, don’t think twice, this is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Zoltan L
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Great culinary experience with authentic Argentina cuisine. This was our first time trying Milanesa and we were very pleased. On top of that the service was superb!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RocketCityEats
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food, excellent service. A real treasure! Reasonable wine list, and our steaks were perfectly cooked.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank phototropic
Nearby HotelsSee all 80 hotels in San Jose
Gran Hotel Costa Rica Curio Collection by Hilton
49 reviews
.07 km away
Hotel El Maragato
119 reviews
.15 km away
Hotel Presidente
1,803 reviews
.18 km away
Balmoral Hotel
1,591 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Restaurants
El Abasto Mercado Gastronomico
293 reviews
.02 km away
La Diez Parrilla Argentina
87 reviews
.23 km away
824 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Teatro Nacional Costa Rica
3,179 reviews
.05 km away
Precolumbian Gold Museum
2,146 reviews
.09 km away
Jade Museum
1,150 reviews
.37 km away
Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana)
352 reviews
.25 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
29 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from JulianS3110 | Property representative |
You dont need to do it, just walk in. You are welcome.
Google Translation
2 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from JorgeS363 | Property representative |
Hola buenas tardes. Puede reservar cuando gustes.
Google Translation
28 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from JorgeS363 | Property representative |
Buenas tardes. Si aceptamos.
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costado sur del Teatro Nacional, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 5152
  • E-mail
Argentine food in a lovely place in the heart of San José. We work hard to make our costumer the best meal in San Jose. Just walk in and you will not regret. We wish to see you!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing