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Restaurante Grano de Oro

Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
+506 2255 3322
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Latin, European, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Chef of this restaurant is a genius. The atmosphere takes out from the simplicity of the city into a daydreaming terrace perfect for a romantic date... and the coffee bar is simply cool. I think it is not thaaat pricey considering the quality of...More

1  Thank Mauna28
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had two dinners at the the restaurant. Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. The service was superb.

1  Thank ckras11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was very delicious ! But the desert: tres des leches: Was the best ever! Thank you so much!

1  Thank tigerbee1311
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch, dinner and breakfast here and all meals were excellent The inside dining room is fairly formal although the dress code is relaxed. Diners varied from suited businessmen, smart dressed 'ladies that lunch' to people in shorts & baseball caps. All the staff...More

1  Thank AbigailShropshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

My children (ages 10 and 12) are sort of picky -- but even THEY loved the food at this wonderful restaurant. The breakfasts were amazing.

Thank 95martih
Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the best meal we had in our trip round Costa Rica. A really nice menu with lots of choice. service is impeccable, the food delicious. So good we ate there again on our second night. It is also popular with local people which...More

Thank ColchesterSleeper
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice restaurant that you can visit either for business or with family and friends. Very cozy environment with great traditional flavors and dishes from Costa Rica, on a beautifully nested hotel with Victorian architecture in the middle of San Jose downtown....More

Thank Avillalobos08
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant for a romantic dinner or a top.level business meeting. The service is great and the food is also very good. It is pricey though, so take that into account. The hotel itself is also very nice and romantic. Great location, since it´s downtown.

Thank taniakiamowitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for dinner and i was not disappointed, the food and ambiance are classic French. Not cheap but worth it for me.

1  Thank LondonRon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving at the restaurant was 5 star they had a wheel chair lift so we could bring a disabled person with us. I have not that the experience of dining with someone disabled before. I was taking my son's host family out for a special...More

Thank SkiMom33
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15 March 2018|
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Response from EdyBrunner | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on Sundays best is to make reservations before going to the place. Prices are in cólones and dollars. It’s worth it the place and food are very nice!!
13 December 2017|
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Response from Fernando H | Reviewed this property |
Costa Rica is a very informal place. He will not need a jacket but I would not go there in shorts during dinner. But otherwise no one will bother you if you wear jeans or other informal wear.
17 May 2017|
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Response from Evelyn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have the menu on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 3322
  • E-mail
Restaurant Grano de Oro merges Costa Rican tropical with European cuisine under the expertise of our French chef Francis Canal. Once a simple cafe, this restaurant has evolved into one of San Jose’s finest dining establishments, frequented by locals and tourists alike.Specialty cocktails, classically presented dishes and delicious desserts are served in the charming ambiance of a magnificent period home with an elegant inner courtyard. The bilingual wait staff provides professional and friendly service. Service is offered throughout the day from 7 am to 10 pm. Restaurant, patio and bar are non-smoking
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