Alma de Amón

Latin American in San José

With dishes from nearly a dozen Latin countries and considerable Caribbean influence, this restaurant is a solid option in Barrio Amón. Popular menu items include mofongo (a Puerto Rican dish with fried plantains) and coxinhas (Brazilian croquettes with chicken). The bartender shakes up spicy and delicious cocktails; El Chapulin has tequila, ginger beer, lime and sugar-cane syrup.