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Chicken Joe's

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Central American, Peruvian, South American
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Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Santa Rosa, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Small quaint good service.Great lunch good take out.My teenage grandsons loved it. We ate several lunches there. Portion size great.Good food, excellent quick service.Prices very reasonable.

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Thank pegjacobson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere, good beers, excellent chicken. The service was fast and the waiter was friendly. I would have eaten here every meal if my companion would have let me :).

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Thank Rachel D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

A must-try place in Santa Teresa! The food was excellent! We loved the yucca fries and the garlic mayo. Danny provided excellent service; recommending some great local microbrews, and keeping 'em coming.

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Thank Michelle B
Martinsville, Virginia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Good food served well. Chicken is amazing, fish taco's very good, all the side choices go very well with mains. Nice people, good owners, cold beer.

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Thank David F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We went there twice. My girlfriend had fish and /shrimp taco and she loved it. I had a 1/4 chicken. The souces were really good. I love spicy food jalapeñobbq/Chipotleketschup and home made hot sauce are so good I want to fill my bathtube with it and dip myself :). As postre we had the chocolate torte very very Good!... More 

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Thank david m
Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Great atmosphere! Super friendly and laid back staff. A favorite of locals and tourists alike! Great food!

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Thank LizKNelson
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

We loved the fish tacos (and the staff) at Chicken Joe's. We didn't eat the chicken although we heard it was terrific. Don't be fooled by the name, the fish tacos were the best we had in Costa Rica. The owner and staff were wonderful and we highly recommend the place!

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Thank jlh80202
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Visited with our whole family 16 in total. Owner did the best to cater to all our needs. The speciality of the house is chicken yet half of us ordered ceviche, fish tacos and fish and chips. It was fresh and very rich in flavor. Some of the dishes came with house made plantain chips, which were great. The sell... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The food here was fantastic. I'm a rotisserie snob and the 1/4 chicken was super yummy. The freshly made fried plantains were amazing.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

The owner was our waiter, as well, & he helped me practice my Spanish in a very inviting and helpful way. Friendly and attentive service from the get go. Our food was delicious. Food takes a little longer but it's so worth the wait. The yukka Fries & the fish tacos were perfect, well portioned, and flavorful. Thank you Chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Central American, Peruvian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, accross from Soccer Field, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?