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Las Mananitas

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, Latin,
Calle 40 | Between Paseo Colon 50 norte del BCR, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2248 1593
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mole” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (10 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Calle 40 | Between Paseo Colon 50 norte del BCR, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very good Mexican food and the service was excellent. Little bit pricier than usual restaurant but definitely worth it.

Thank Roam63361984977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was absolutely delicious and their options on the menu were really great. I got the "one of everything" plate which gave me tacos, quesadillas, sopas, beans, and pico de gallo. Do note, their burritos are smaller than American burritos but really good. The...More

Thank Alicia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly good food considering it's not a lot to look at and completely empty! Give it a try (especially the quesidillas). The owner is very welcoming and service was great.

Thank Thekitty3
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal here and lots of choice for vegetarians as well - burritos, tacos etc and all good stuff. Friendly staff as well.

Thank Howardd1000
Reviewed 8 July 2018

After reading some reviews we decided to try Las Mananitas because it was a short walk from our hotel. When we walked in at 5:45 the place was empty so I was a little concerned. The staff immediately set us at ease and we ordered...More

Thank 58Albert55
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Went back and we got the sampler platter again full of tacos, quesdillas, guac, beans , salsa and more

2  Thank Double V
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We came here with a gadventures tour for our final meal before departing home, both the owners of the restaurant and all the waiting staff were really friendly and helpful. We all sat outside on a big table together. Good cocktails and despite there being...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I always make at least one stop here during visits to San Jose. It's not a fancy restaurant but most of the tables are in the back in a charming garden setting. The hosts are friendly and helpful in guiding you through their menu. We...More

Thank Diverdan28
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Las Mananitas for dinner, as it was close to our hotel. They specialize in Mexican food. However, you must let them know if you can't handle spicy food, which is the case for me. Our dinners were reasonably priced, served quickly and...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Had dinner last night at Las Mananitas . Service was excellent and the room was lovely and comfortable . The food , while not authentic " Tex Mex " or Mexican was really good . Having lived in Costa Rica for over 12 years I...More

Thank TravelingMan058
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 40 | Between Paseo Colon 50 norte del BCR, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2248 1593
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