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Travellers' Choice2022
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CUISINES
Latin, Fast food, Central American, Costa Rican, Grill
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the chicken and fries at this hyper local place in the middle of Monteverde. We had two chicken plates and one empanada which cost $15 total.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here several times during our stay in Santa Elena. It serves some of the best roast chicken we have ever had !. Its just a little hole-in-the-wall place across the street from Vargas Store in the main square. They have a nice sit-down...area or you can take it to go. Very reasonably priced and fresh and fast. Highly recommend !More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 30 November 2022 via mobile

The chicken here is delicious: the seasoning, the way it’s cooked, the hot sauce. Highly recommend for a quick and casual meal.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 12 June 2022

Eat with the locals. If you like chicken... this place is for you. Our favorite dishes were the Chicken and Fries and the Chicken and rice which is kind of like a fried rice mixed with ricearoni type flavor..ha. It was super good. Pricing here...is LOW. So much food for the money... and fast... eat here with some locals. Order at the counter. Take your plates back to them when you are done. We ate here twice and enjoyed it both times. When you are getting the portion meal you either get a leg and thigh or a breast and wing...of course you can also order an entire chicken and share it.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 7 April 2022 via mobile

Came here to eat because we were tired of the touristy food options here and this looked like a place where the locals eat. The food was so delicious and very reasonably priced. We came here twice during our visit! The chicken rice and empanadas...were great.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 27 February 2022 via mobile

Although it looks like corner side shack, this place has amazing food. It is run by a single man and you can tell that the locals Love it. I ordered the rice and chicken and thought it was amazing and it’s really cheap. I would...definitely recommend going here. I came across this place by accident when I was waiting for the treehouse restaurant to open up. But I am so glad I choose this oneMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 21 August 2021

This unassuming establishment was a true jewel. We were warmly greeted at lunchtime, and communicated our order of 4 chicken plates (with drinks and dessert for $25 USD!!) We sat at a high table under an umbrella and dug into some of the best chicken...of my life, with the accompanying casado sides. It was very enjoyable to watch the street life of Santa Elena, neighbors greeting each other, even a lady who brought over her own dishes for her meal. Take a moment to enjoy the culture in this great place.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 6 August 2021

I've had a LOT of rotisserie chicken in my life and this it definitely one of the best. Love the vibe here too. Super friendly and warm staff, lots of locals but also lots of friendly visitors. Best restaurant I've ate at during my Costa...Rica tripMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 1 July 2021

This place is simply delicious. Perfectly juicy, flavorful chicken roasted fresh every day served with homemade corn tortillas, beans and rice and chimichurri made from scratch… doesn’t get much better than that. Oh and do not skip on the fresh horchata! **This review is written...by an LA foodie FYI so my standards are very high ;)More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 April 2021

Great taste, best value for money! Cold drinks and nice cross chicken dishes! 2900C for tasty fries with a decent portion of chicken!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

The menu offers several sides to go with your chicken. We chose the salad, such a tasty dinner. If you are looking for a soda to try while visiting Santa Elena, I recommend Raulito’s.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 February 2020 via mobile

The prices are really cheap 4-5$ to taste real good chicken. Its an easy way to get a snack or lunch before or after an activity.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 19 January 2020 via mobile

This is the kind of restaurants costa rican city’s need to have more... home made fast food... delicious

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 9 January 2020

This restaurant seems to be mostly take-out but there is also an option to be served while you sit on a stool around the building. We decided to eat there and ordered the chicken and fries meals. The service was quick and the food was...absolutely delicious. The chicken reminded me of Swiss Chalet (for my fellow Canadians reading this). It is a good option if you are wanting to support a local business while eating something that tastes like home.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2019 via mobile

If You wanna try a tipical Costa Rica's food this is te right place, it's cheap and had a great gallo pinto with pollo.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Raulito's Pollo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4