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Latin, Fast food, Central American, Costa Rican, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 30 December 2019

I had the roasted chicken and salad. It's ready right away and fun to eat at a stool near the activity on the street. It can also be taken to go. Good value for the price but more than that, it was the best chicken...I have had in a very long time and the salad was fresh. I went back 2 more times. Loved it.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Raulito's Pollo

Yes, Raulito's Pollo offers takeaway services.

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