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Paseo Colon, frente a Torre Mercedes., San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2257 6071
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place specially Wednesday night with the djs playing, great food, great ambiance. Eliecer and Ronny were really kind and servicial. Highly recommended!

Thank Pablo O
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At El Paseo Colon, San José downtown, is a good place to enjoy with family, couple or friends. Belly dance shows at night. Think on thursdays; don't remember very well, but you'll have a very good time. Fairly expensive but food is amazing. And they have their OWN homemade garlic paste that won't stop tasting. Tiny parking.

Thank Judith J
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always eat here when we drive to San Jose, Food and wine selection are fantastic. Staff and service are first class. Love the stone walled dining room. Try anything on their menu and you will not be disappointed, Already planning our next meal there in December.

Thank Martin H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, friendly service, relaxed atmosphere on a Sunday afternoon; they were totally happy to let me take my time eating and reading. Thought it was pricey but then saw the portion size - the photo doesn't really show it but the Fattoush salad starter is massive - I also ordered the smaller Kofte plate; both were great.

Thank 223Rose
Basel, Switzerland
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food we have had in a long time and a welcome exchange to arroz y pollo or tacoburritonacho after a month of travel! really nice and authentic restaurant, big servings, friendly staff - you feel like you would have been taken out of central america and put into the middle east /1001 nights :) the food it totally worth... More 

Thank L479TRninak
Landstuhl, Germany
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went to Lubnan because we thought it was a "tapas" restaurant. Once we got the menu we realized it is a Lebanese restaurant (the name made a lot more sense). We didn't mind because Lebanese cuisine is delicious. We ordered the Mezza, and I wanted to order some Chawarma to start, thinking the Mezza would be a normal amount... More 

Thank Sarah G
Hayden, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I don't even know where to start. Incredible food! More food and libations than four hungry people could eat and drink, and all for less than we could expect. We left with a $20 tip on the table, three desserts in a bag to take to our room with us, and still only paid a little over $100 US including... More 

Thank Homer D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in town, very friendly staff and great Lebanese food. You cant go wrong with Mezza but all other dishes are delicious!

Thank Jaime C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have been at this place many times. The location is very warm and welcoming. Does not mach the surrounding. The food is great and there is something for every budget. I love the complementary dishes that arrive before main course. A very nice gesture. Make sure you try the falafel and the hummus. The selection of beer is as... More 

Thank Mike B
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We passed by this very unassuming restaurant on our way to the city centre and thought of dining there. We didn't book a table, but we soon realised that by 8 pm, the restaurant was full. The atmosphere and ambiance was very nice, good Lebanese decor and men wore their fez which was nice to see. The food tasted delicious... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Colon, frente a Torre Mercedes., San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2257 6071

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