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La Flor de Loto

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$$ - $$$
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Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2232 4652
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place, a big menu with all kinds of Chinese food, great quality and a very reasonable price. Totally recommended

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Thank Tobías M
Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We asked someone on the street where to eat and he said LaFlor de Loto was the best Chinese food he'd ever had and we totally agree. Huge portions and everything was so fresh and tasty.

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Thank Barbara V
São Leopoldo
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Chinese restaurant in San Jose, nearby my hotel and the customer that I was working. Went with a workmate and we ordered a plate that could be shared with 2 people but to be honest if could feed 3 starve people or maybe 4 people. The next day we ordered single plate each other and again, it could feed 2... More 

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Thank Daniel K
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This restaurant is just down the street from where we were staying, so we decided to try it. We ordered the dinner for two. We requested gluten-free since my husband can't have gluten. The fried won tons and spring roll were not gluten-free, of course, but the rest of the food was safe. It isn't your typical North American style... More 

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Thank AmberCascades
California
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95 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were desperate for chinese food. However to give context, we are native chinese who have high standards for chinese food. This did not hit the mark. The taste is clearly catered to the Costa Rican taste, could not even find waiters/waitresses that spoke the language. Menu was in spanish/english. They offered typical fare that would probably satisfy most non-chinese... More 

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1 Thank Trekkersocal
Frankfurt, Germany
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193 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Good portions at good prices,fast service.NO DELIVERY.The combination for 2 has a little if everything and at 13,500 colonies a very good deal..Very nice decor..Ate there several times...

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Thank David S
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523 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

it's a classical big and without any charm Chinese restaurant, the service was too slow and the overall experience, disapointing.

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Thank SabaOmer
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We walked here based on prior reviews. We went in and asked if I could have something vegetarian. The waiter was very nice and told me that could make fried rice with vegetables and no oyster sauce. We ordered and the food came out in no time at all and was piping hot. The service was attentive and friendly, portion... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here during a brief overnight stay. The staff were friendly, welcoming and attentive throughout our meal. The food was excellent, with very generous portions. Overall a great meal.

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1 Thank Ursula H
Homestead, Florida
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Very nice people that work here and very GREAT FOOD!!!! Get the special fried rice and you will see LARGE chunks of meat, instead of the small pieces that we see here in the United States.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2232 4652

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?