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Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca., San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2257 6616
Mon - Sat 11:45 - 10:30
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Ghent, Belgium
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126 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After three weeks Costa Rica, this is for me the best. We had two times one antipasta shared by two, each a maincourse and a bottle of wine for 50 EUR. A warm hearted headwaiter senor Luiz, a kitchen staff that prepared with love healthy and tasty food, nicely presented large portions. We felt sorry we did not Discovery this... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Delicious food in nice fusion stile combining Italian and local style and food. Special recommendation: the octopus Carpaccio. Spectacular desserts. Fast and very courteous service.

Thank b0rnt0relax
Beecher, Illinois, United States
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This place is great. Good service, good food and good wine. I'm from Chicago who some of the best restaurants in the world. This restaurant is great quality if you are looking for something different and another food choice. Price was great, and they have a good wine selection. In the restaurant is a nice wine shop with a really... More 

Thank Tim S
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Food is great... But not only that, atmosphere is great too... And since it was an old house, you can make reservations and have a private space for your party... Great value here!!!

Thank María José M
Hermosa Beach, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I was in the mood for something different. Not usually a huge Italian fan, but as I said, "something different." They had no issue making a reservation for one person, and in fact responded immediately to my email for a reservation. When I arrived it was quiet for a Friday night, but granted huge rainstorms going on (I am from... More 

Thank Rachel N
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Very pleasant location for lunch, but just do not understand the necessity to have a large TV viewable from every table. A definite distraction for a high class restaurant, but a feature of every restaurant I dined at in San Jose.

Thank Bunny-Man
Fort Lauderdale
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141 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful quite. Ive been eating here for years.Usually last night in town.I stop. Its a no rush experience. I Love the freshness. The staff excellent. Food great.

Thank blakes8542
San Jose, Costa Rica
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

This restaurant serves the best salmon carpaccio, the pastas are great as well, and the panna cotta is excellent, also they give you delicious homemade little bread buns. About 95% of their menu is gluten-free or has a gluten-free option, my dad has celiac disease and we visit this place regularly. The service is great, the waiters are very kind,... More 

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Bassersdorf, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Best glutenfree pasta I have ever had! Very nice restaurant with an authentic Italian athmosphere. You find a good service, friendly waiters, delicious bread and almost everything on the menu is glutenfree. My not glutenfree partner found it perfect too and even the wine was great. The prices are not expensive.

Thank Jenico2
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Had a lovely dinner with great appetizer of Deep Fried Brie and Blueberries, two main entrees; Lovely Salmon, garnished with olives, side of vegetables / Spaghetti with Chicken. Both were good size portions, served with home made rolls, and a lovely wine. Dessert was a shared Crème Brule which was easy to devour, together with a Lemoncillo to top it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca., San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2257 6616

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