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Costa Rican in Atenas

Restaurant La Trocha del Boyero

Tico families and local expats crowd the pleasant deck here for the variety of casados (set meals) on offer, fresh trout (in season), sirloin and heaping bowls of chifrijo (rice and beans with fried pork, corn chips…
Monument in Atenas

Monumento al Boyero

This iron monument welcomes visitors to Atenas while honoring the Costa Rican oxcart driver. It's 1km before Atenas on the north side of the road.
Latin American in Atenas

Chicharronera Don Yayo

About 1km from the center of Atenas and within sight of the Monumento al Boyero, this open-air restaurant specializes in fried pork dishes, barbecue and grilled meats. It's a satisfying spot to enjoy a hearty meal a…