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al chile viola

Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0433
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ravioli” (37 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (20 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was spectacular and our server was a sweetheart. The pasta homemade and they even give cooking classes. At the end our server offered us limoncello which we both happily agreed to!

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great evening starting with fun new cocktails, atmosphere is friendly and relaxing. The service is great and very helpful in explaining the dishes. We hung out till late having drinks and enjoying great music and the friendly owners..

Thank nancy j
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

If you love Italian food,THIS is the restaurant for you. I would say hands down this was in our top 3 meals here in Santa Theresa,Costa Rica. My friends and I happened to be staying across the street at Casa Capitan and decided to try...More

Thank Kadisha K
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Not only was our food amazing, this establishment had the BEST service we’ve had all trip. Very attentive, & there for all of our needs. Great ambience & wonderful tastes. Definitely worth the trip to the end of town.

Thank xoxogretchen
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Went on Monday night after seeing 2 for 1 on drinks so didn’t have any preconceptions on the food. Thankfully we were more than pleasantly surprised as the food waa awesome! I had the Parmigiana Melanzane (which is my favourite) and it was better than...More

Thank Kirsty B
emiliano838, Propietario at al chile viola, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you Kirsty my name IS Emiliano chef and owner of the restaurant al Chile Viola was a plesure for me!!!!

Reviewed 10 June 2018

Likely the best Italien we've had in Central America. All fresh, all served perfectly. Great flavours, wonderful inspiring specials. Service was attentive but not overbearing. They know hospitality...they know how to cook. Go there.

Thank Churchy2018
emiliano838, Propietario at al chile viola, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

I Churchy thsnk's for your great rewiew.i hope to see You again in my restaurant.ciao Emiliano chef and owner of Al Chile Viola !!!

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Enjoyed the food and the service, high quality not pricey. My wife tried their "bull eggs" extravaganza, interesting Chef's special.

Thank Victor B
emiliano838, Propietario at al chile viola, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Very thank you Victor...i love my passion!!@

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Al chile viola is one one of my favorite restaurants in Santa Teresa, the food is consistently great and varied, the owners are welcoming and they usually have live music. The selection of cocktails is also very good!

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Tucked away from the center of Santa Teresa with a great atmosphere for dinning and drinks. The daily menu is made up of freshly catched seafood with an Italian flair and the pasta dishes are made with homemade pastas and light sauces that don’t weigh...More

Thank amackesy
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We always come here when we visit Santa Teresa and this restaurant never disappoints. Last night we had the grillled octopus, yellowfin tuna siciliano, potato ravioli, and pork ribs with mango chutney. The food is as always amazing. Totally worth it. Coming from the Bay...More

Thank Michelle N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Teresa | 200 mts norte del Supermercado La Hacienda, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0433
  • E-mail
Al chile viola offers a great collection of incredible italian dishes prepared carefully by our italian chef Emiliano and served by his wife Luz.
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