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The appetizers in the cuisine of Costa Rica are known as Bocas in Costa Rica. Commonly the appetizers in the cuisine of Costa Rica are served alongside with drinks in most of the bars in Costa Rica. They appetizers that you will find in the cuisine of Costa Rica are fun and easy to make. In Costa Rica the appetizers that are served in restaurants are mostly free of cost, but if they are not then you will most probably find them being highly inexpensive. There are many popular appetizers among the locals in Costa Rica and they are traditional in nature too. The most popular appetizers or Bocas that you will find in the cuisine of Costa Rica include Gallos (tortillas pilled up with meat, chicken, cheese or beans), cevinche (a marinated seafood salad), and tamales (stuffed cornmeal patties that are wrapped and steamed inside banana leaves), patacones (friend green plantain chips) and the most popular fried vuca. The Costa Rican appetizers are served before the main course meal mostly, but they can also be served along with the main course meal.
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