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Restaurant Casa Jose

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Fusion, Healthy
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Penas Blancas | de la represa de Cachí, 2 kilometros sur y 3 kilometros este., Cachi 30204, Costa Rica
506 25772222
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Casa José is a unique product in the area. Its infrastructure, service,...
Casa José is a unique product in the area. Its infrastructure, service, environment, and international organic fusion cuisine, will guarantee a unique delight your palate.With a very high level presentation, unique texture and great taste, we aim to please especially healthy food lovers.
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Local and Fresh, lovingly cooked

Nicely cooked food, lovely presentation, service, and surroundings. Recommend the trout. Fresh made biscuits. Very good coffee. We ate there for a fancy wedding dinner as well as two evening dinners when staying at the lodge, also breakfast, loved the Gallo Pinto (rice and beans).

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Laurie G
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nicely cooked food, lovely presentation, service, and surroundings. Recommend the trout. Fresh made biscuits. Very good coffee. We ate there for a fancy wedding dinner as well as two evening dinners when staying at the lodge, also breakfast, loved the Gallo Pinto (rice and beans).

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Thank Laurie G
Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you fall for the trout in palmleaves with mediterranean spices (trucha casa Jose) or the tropical chickenbeast filet, or mint cream with chocolate ... it's always nicely presented, honest ingredients and fine combination of flavours! Don Jose loves to combine traditional dishes with mediterranean or asian touches, with a lot of respect for the quality of the (organic) fresh... More 

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Thank Marion_vdB
Heredia, Costa Rica
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

The weather was amazing the place and the surroundings are just amazing, beutiful place. The attention from Jose was personalized so we had a very nice meal.... Fresh bread, nicely done trout, nice natural drinks... A nice place to have your lunch. I will be back soon....

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1 Thank esteban c
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

You can't go wrong! Amazing environment and the food is so delicious I still think about it everyday. Jose is truly a master chef!!

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Thank Averh2o
Milford, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The food is made with love and skill.....tasty, fresh and wonderful! I had the trout and several wonderful desserts. The restaurant is visually exciting....

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1 Thank jointp
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in the world, a MUST STAY for minimum one night in Costa Rica, for enjoying all. Excellent food, really nice rooms within a green and colourful landscape. But the best is the welcome, the friendlyness and hospitality of Don Jose! @Jose: muchisimas gracias por tu amibilidad y ojala nos veamos otra vez! Espera un regalito... More 

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1 Thank Jack_BCN
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Que lindas palabras sobre todo de gente que no ocupamos mucho tiempo para conocerlos para que se ganaran un gran... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I loved the tilapia en finas hierbas is a great option to eat. But all the dishes are delicious! 100% recommended

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1 Thank Dania M
Biberach (Riss), Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

José is an excellent cook. Not only the ingredients are top quality, the dishes have a perfect presentation, like in the best restaurants. He is an artist and the deserts are awesome, the best I have ever eaten

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Anacortes, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Our resident U.S friends took a party of six up the winding mountain road to this delightful place and attractive dining setting. No reservations and we had gracious service. Jose came to discuss special dietary needs and plan with the vegetarians. We were all very pleased with our food. Very reasonable prices with pleasant wines. Highly recommend this special spot... More 

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1 Thank SherHart10
Costa Rica
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Located in a secluded mountain environment, Chef Jose is very involved with the preparation and management. He takes great pride in what he prepares and it is excellent in presentation and taste.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Penas Blancas | de la represa de Cachí, 2 kilometros sur y 3 kilometros este., Cachi 30204, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Cartago  >  Cachi
  • Phone Number: 506 25772222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: Fusion, Healthy

Description

Casa José is a unique product in the area. Its infrastructure, service, environment, and international organic fusion cuisine, will guarantee a unique delight your palate.With a very high level presentation, unique texture and great taste, we aim to please especially healthy food lovers.

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