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Saul Bistro Escalante

Barrio Escalante, Av. 9, Calle 31 | 200 metros este de la iglesia de Santa Teresita, San Jose 11801, Costa Rica
+506 2234 7936
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
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Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Barrio Escalante, Av. 9, Calle 31 | 200 metros este de la iglesia de Santa Teresita, San Jose 11801, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch, the service was good and waiters spoke english, however the food was OK. My boyfriend had the pizza the sauce could have used a little salt and the avocado was very under rip and very hard. I had the spicy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank shanc590
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst restaurant that I have already been in Costa Rica. The place is beautiful and the food is ok, but the service is the worst I have ever seen. They spent more than 1h20 to bring omelletes and bread! Also, even after...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aline P
Reviewed 10 December 2018

The food was okay but nothing to write home about. The fruit juices however were very good. For Sunday lunch it seemed that there was too few staff on, resulting in slow and inattentive service.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank EvieG72
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Saul Bistro Escalate captures your attention from the distance, as you get closer to the bistro, it totally invites you to step in. It offers vintage decoration with a touch of sophistication, indeed artistic. Also offers different environment to choose from but what most caught...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GrandTour753830
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The location , environment, service, its real hanging plants , and best of all the service is unique, if you visit, ask for Javier, he is just great at serving and its description of all they can offer.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dantablanca
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A nicely decorated place with an eclectic style. The dishes are interesting and unique. Service is pretty fast and waiters are friendly. Dishes are a little more expensive than normal, but it's worth it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank marialuisac09
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My favorite place to get brunch in escalante. Great variety of offerings, all highly sophisticated but not over priced. Great coffee too. Lovely outside seating on a quiet street. Highly recommend. We eat here whenever we come to San Jose.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KarenC8186
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I had a great time! The appetizers were really good, the main dish was excellent as well and the waiting staff were very nice and helpful. This restaurant offers some kind of light food, not in the sense of sugar-free or dietary food but in...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank camilonc
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

You can order a meal for lunch that includes an appetizer, main course, dessert and juice from 12 to 3 pm. Its a nice option for light food and a good atmosphere. Its vintage decoration makes it an artsy and cozy place.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mlarrea12
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Stumbled in randomly but had an amazing lunch. Great food (steak & salad), great service and great location. Thanks!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Felix S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Escalante, Av. 9, Calle 31 | 200 metros este de la iglesia de Santa Teresita, San Jose 11801, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2234 7936
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