Parque Juan Santamaría
Two blocks south of Parque Central, this plaza features a statue of the hero in action, flanked by cannons. Across the way, the Parque...
Improve your salsa moves at this small dance academy; their website posts the latest class schedule.
The shady Parque Central is a pleasant place to relax beneath the mango trees, or people-watch in the evenings.
Grilled fish and chicken dishes are the specialty at this casual balcony restaurant overlooking the street. Save room for the flan de...
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Lonely Planet review
This bright corner spot facing the Parque de los Niños serves tasty café con leche (coffee with milk), along with a mix of international specialties, from burritos to steak. The best part: if you pick up fresh strawberries from the roadside vendors near the Poás volcano, the kitchen will clean them and whip them up into a delicious natural de fresa (strawberry shake without milk) – with the purchase of a main dish.