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Los Chanchitos

Carretera a Jaco | South side, at the main entrance of Punta Leona, Puntarenas 61102, Costa Rica
+506 2637 0000
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (3 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (2 reviews)
“ceviche” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Bar, Seafood, International, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Carretera a Jaco | South side, at the main entrance of Punta Leona, Puntarenas 61102, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you feel you will only find pork in this restaurant, it has a great offer in seafood and fish. It has a great ceviche "vuelve a la vida". It is full of shrimp and octopus. The chifrijo is also great and the food...More

Thank Carm2912
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I love the mix platter, you’ll get the chance to try different specialties. If you are into ceviche then a Vuelve a la Vida is a most. Take advantage of real Mexican administration and ask for a “chelada”. A beer with hot sauce, spices, lemon...More

Thank tico13ba
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Punta Leon and this place was right outside. The service was awesome as was the food!!! It was so good we went back 3 times. I had the mixed ceviche which was out of control good. Others in our party said their...More

Thank demuslee
PaoMtzO, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Chanchitos, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi!! Thanks for your review and comments! We we're super glad to serve all of you! This reviews are very helpful for the business, so, really thanks for tacking your time an comment about our gorgeous ceviches ;) Hope to see you in your next...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had the shrimp, fish and octopus cerviche, delicious . Super friendly service. The black bean dip given as an amuse-bouche is wonderful also

Thank Graham M
PaoMtzO, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Chanchitos, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Hello Graham! Thank you for your visit and for leaving us a comment. It was a pleasure to serve you and hopefully you'll come back and try another of our specialities ;) Pura Vida!

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

My wife is gluten sensitive and we’ve eaten here twice during our 10 day vacation. We have 4 kids, 8-14, and we’ve all loved it! Staff is excellent, food is excellent. We might go again before we leave the area since the menu has enough...More

Thank Michael W
PaoMtzO, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Chanchitos, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hello Michael! Thank you very much for leaving such a nice comment as this. As you mention our GLUTEN FREE (CELIACS) and VEGETARIAN options results very helpful for a lot of people, that's why we decide to include in our menu, and it's super pleasant...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Los Chanchitos because some friends highly recommended it and I really loved it. From the ceviches to the main dishes, I really feel like if you are looking for the real Costa Rican food experience this is the place! The staff is...More

Thank roxanastahl
PaoMtzO, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Chanchitos, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hello Roxana! Thank you very much for your comment! We love that you loved our food and service and that many other people had the same experience and recommend us! It's always a pleasure to serve and give as many suggestions as you may need....More

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food. Try the shrimp quesadillas - huge and delicious. The BBC chicken wings also don't disappoint. Best smoothies in town!!!

Thank cathsalz
PaoMtzO, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Chanchitos, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hello!!! Thank you very much for your comment, we love that you enjoyed our quesadillas, chicken wings and I totally agree, The smoothies are the best!! Hope see you soon! Thanks again ;)

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for Lunch. Very friendly people and excellent food. Try out the smoothie with milk (milkshake), they are delicious and huge.

Thank Jet717848
PaoMtzO, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Chanchitos, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Hello! Thank you very much for leaving us a comment and for recommend our milkshakes and smoothies, always natural fruit ;) Enjoy your trip :) Pura Vida!

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, brilliant food, very friendly staff 5/5 will come back again. DIEGO IS AMAZING !!! He is one of the four owners. He is from Mexico City originally. Awesome service!More

Thank Melissa D
PaoMtzO, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Chanchitos, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Hi Melissa!! Thank you very much for your lovely comment, we're super happy that you'll come back again! One of our key pillars is Customer Satisfaction (Food and Quality as well) so we're super glad that you with all your family enjoyed them! We wait...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Loved this place. The cerviche was excellent and enormous. Ask for the hot sauce, they should really bottle and sell it. We also tried the snapper and octopus. Both were cooked to perfection. The snapper was a find, the sauce was complementary and light so...More

Thank swamp69
PaoMtzO, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Chanchitos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hello!! Wooww, this is one of the most lovely comments we ever receive! we're super glad to read about all your experience with us! Thank you very much for leaving us a comment, it's very helpful for the business. Actually we recently open for breakfast...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, Seafood, International, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera a Jaco | South side, at the main entrance of Punta Leona, Puntarenas 61102, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Puntarenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2637 0000
  • E-mail
Description
Typical Costa Rica's and international food, accompanied by the best drinks, in a family environment, located in more important tourist zones, distinguished by our service 100 % customer focused . We offer lunch and dinner 365 days of the year and also breakfast for Saturday and Sundays. You can find with us several options of typical food and also international as: Hamburgers, Quesadillas, Burritos, Fajitas, Sandwiches, Salads, Soups, home made desserts! And also our menu includes VEGETARIAN and CELIAC options!!
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