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Park Cafe

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100 N Rostipollos, La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2290 6324
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

From the moment you walk through the entrance, you're aware that something special is about to happen. The decor and ambiance are like nothing else in Costa Rica and for that matter unique among fine restaurants around the world. Every dish and every bite is served with confidence; that's because each taste of food is sublime. I can't say enough... More 

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Thank Michael W
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Michael. Thanks so much for the review. We're be re-open mid-November. Hope to see you soon. Best wishes, Richard More 

Anaheim, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The chef Richard Neat is a Michelin star rated chef who is super down to earth and let us make a reservation to celebrate our honeymoon as well as my wife's birthday. The restaurant is actually in an antique shop that converts into a restaurant, making the decor and ambiance truly extraordinary. The food is spectacular and so intricate, with... More 

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1 Thank touchythetrashcan
San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Park Cafe is a beautiful and enchanting oasis in San Jose. The atmosphere is perfect. It is relaxing and beautiful. The food is exceptional and the service is wonderful. HIGHLY Recommended!!!!!!!

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Thank khorshid1
San Jose, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

keep going and having a great dinner, wine and ambiance !!! Can recommend it to anyone saying a couple of days in San Jose.

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Thank motos23
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited for an anniversary meal and we're not disappointed. Food was delightful and imaginative and presented and served with beautifully. A nice quiet table enjoying the evening air, nice for a special occasion as on the pricey side for San Jose but thankfully the experience is very different also. Give it a try....

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Thank Peter M
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Last night I took my girlfriend to the Park Cafe to celebrate her birthday. What a great decision (these were her words actually!) I must say, this was one of the best dinning experiences we have ever had. Richard's attention starting with the personalized reservation process was outstanding. For the night, Alexandre was our host and he did a terrific... More 

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Thank Rocha1077
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming. We had the best time with you, your girlfriend and friends. Always so nice to have such good people at home. Best wishes, Richard More 

Boulder, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt the best experience I've ever had at a restaurant. The service, the atmosphere, the ambiance, and above all else the food are simply amazing! The taste is matched only by the beauty of the presentation: so beautiful and elegant to the point where you hesitate to consume the work of art in front of you. You have... More 

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Thank Fergdude
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

We're sincerely happy that you enjoyed yourselves at Park Cafe. We usually have such a good time with our customers where everyone enjoys the pleasure of eating, companionship, conversation and reciprocal gratitude. Shame that some swine have to turn up on occasion. Best wishes, Richard More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Dont miss out, the best restaurant in Costa Rica. Make sure to call in for a reservation. Great service, the chef is always there and brings out the food.

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Thank bulujimenez
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. Alex and I are thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves at Park Cafe. We are always so happy to make new friends through the restaurant, and it's so nice to meet people who go out to enjoy the whole spectacle of dining; their companions, the ambience, dinner, wine, it is such a privilege to... More 

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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

What a great place ! Some great dishes served in a beautiful house boutique with an inside garden. Service excellent. Congratulations Chef !

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Thank Fabiopuravida
San Jose, Costa Rica
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

For years, the Park Cafe has been our celebration restaurant, I even proposed to my wife - the Park Cafe is that special to us. The latest visit was no exception, except for the fact Chef Richard was hosting a wine evening. All of Richard's exceptional dishes expertly paired with a tour of wonderful wines from France, California, Argentina and... More 

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1 Thank Ken J
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Ken and Vanessa. Always, always a pleasure to have you with us. Thanks for your support and hope we remain your 'special' restaurant. best wishes, Richard and Alex More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
French, International, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Rostipollos, La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2290 6324
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Please read important reservation information on our website before making your booking. Thank you.

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