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Restaurant La Bastille

) #25 of 572 Restaurants in San Jose $$ - $$$ , European, French
Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2255 4994
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“squash soup” (2 reviews)
“pate” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Swiss, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

small intimate place where the chef, owner, host gives you attention, makes good recommendations and serves one of the best meals I've ever had. I would strongly recommend making a visit to this restaurant. Try the Pate. It was delicious! And the pork tenderloin.

1  Thank eurasia010
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great attention and suggestions. Two waitresses and owner/chef have great service. Small place with daily specials. We had a nice dinner together a group of ten.

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Very difficult to find a better restaurant in San Jose, food, attention, wines and price make this place exceptional !!!!

Thank Apano31
Reviewed 1 December 2016

conveniently locaed in the heart of downtown San Jose. quite, nice atmosphere, nice staff, bilingual, and good french food.

Thank xiomara c
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner primarily as it is close to the Tica bus station but we were also curious from positive TA reviews. They are all right: the food is extraordinary in quality and preparation. No wonder as the owner worked a long time...More

Thank Fronson
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

French Cuisine does not come available in quantities in San José, Costa Rica. It is actually quite scarce as it is and not all who advertise as French are actually what you expect. They are mostly some kind of fusion. This place is different and...More

1  Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Tommy is hilarious, and the food is to savor. Eclectic joint. Cabbies have trouble finding it. But I guarantee, you will find it worth the effort. Tuesday night, not crowded. Tommy had to interrupt his dice game... 😋

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Tommy greets you at the door, makes sure your comfortable at your table and cooks great food. He has suggestions that he has made that day or a menu, which I haven't seen as I go with Tommy's suggestions. Nice atmosphere with good music in...More

Thank AdrianPostles
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Where do we begin? I think the best way is to let you know about a most wonderful and extremely delicious restaurant/gallery we found in Costa Rica called La Bastille! Now THIS is southern hospitality meets Costa Rica at it's finest!Owner/Chef Thomy greets you, seats...More

Thank evofedelijr
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times and aside from the first visit, I never even ask for the menu. Just ask "Tommy" what he recommends today and unless it is something I know, I don't like (pork for example) then I go for the suggestion....More

Thank jaseli604
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 4994
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