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La Ostra Sea Food & Grill

Centro Comercial Momentum Lindora, Diagonal a Forum 2, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2582 0746
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
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“seafood grill” (3 reviews)
“ceviche” (5 reviews)
“jumbo shrimp” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Latin, Spanish, Grill, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Centro Comercial Momentum Lindora, Diagonal a Forum 2, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Absolute trash! Shrimp were old and raunchy smelling. Fried calamari should have been called fried shoe! Veggies tasted watery and flavorless. I mean literally everything was just dreadful, the worst meal I have ever had in CR. In all my years of doing trip advisor...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dakarbmw1
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

After 30 min of waiting we got our drinks, after 1,5 hour we received our food (everybody in different time). Good was cold and not tasty. In the end, after we ate main courses, we got appetizers...

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Joanna_Kosim
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A marvelous restaurant within walking distance of the Holiday Inn Express at the San Jose Forum. The food was great, as was the service.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank William H
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Just no! Overpriced food... just average attention. You won’t get what your paying for. Won’t visit anymore. Much better (and less expensive) places nearby.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Roger L
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Food was just average, very much tailored to tourist taste buds...(don't expect much). We had the ceviche, the pulpo parilla and the corvina mornay marisco. The only waiter was quickly overwhelmed and received no help from the older guy running the place. Only the waiter...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank TheExpatO
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Walked two minutes from the hotel to La Ostra. Seven of us all had different meals, and everyone thought their meal was great.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank UnderwaterDiva
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome whole fried snapper! Delicious! The breading was super tasty, nice fish. Huge portion of fries and nice salad. Excellent flan! loved the carmel and chocolate. Good white and red wines by the glass. Fast, good and attentive service. Walking distance from Aloft hotel and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lizziesf
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Service was quick, the food was season well and very tasty. I wanted to go back a second time but was unable to. Portions are pretty big as well.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DavidGard
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Made a reservation for a big group 15+people. Tables were not ready, we had to put tables together ourselves for the group. Several minutes to get drinks after we ordered, even more for the food, which was also cold when it got to us, food...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jafet C
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The new administration was terrible,we had a reservation for 18 people and when we arrive the table wasn't ready it took then around 40 minutes to bring the drinks and to get our food was almost an hour and 40 minutes not all of the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Diana S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Seafood, Latin, Spanish, Grill, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial Momentum Lindora, Diagonal a Forum 2, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2582 0746
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