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Restaurante L'ile de France

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Avenida Escazu, Escazu 1000, Costa Rica
506-2289-7533
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food!!

Had my usual "steak tartare"!! Delicious!! The service is great, we had a wonderful experience. The "corvina meunière" is de the best, the quality of fish is superb.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Had my usual "steak tartare"!! Delicious!! The service is great, we had a wonderful experience. The "corvina meunière" is de the best, the quality of fish is superb.

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Nosara, Costa Rica
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have traveled all over the world and am a French trained chef. I live here in Costa Rica, but L'ile de France is by far one of the best, if not the best restaurants that I have ever eaten in. Definitely the best in Costa Rica! Have been back several times and will continue to go back. AMAZING service... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Very nice restaurant with a good french menu, good service and good atmosphere. Very well located in Avenida Escazu.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This restaurant is consistently great both in food and environment. It's certainly not cheap, but it's got excellent French food and is a great location for dinner.

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

By the way, this is definitely not my first magnificent French meal at this beautiful restaurant. Now of course, my 80th certainly was more than just a "special occasion"because this was my third birthday in a row where I chose to dine for this very special one! And again, was I ever totally blessed to have Jennifer, once again, as... More 

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New York City, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Both our meals were a disappointment. It appears that someone read a French cookbook, but did not follow the preparation details. The coq a vin was overdone and not flavorful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The best service and the best food. Highly recommended!!!!! One of the best french cousin in costa rica , if not the best !!!!

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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice interior design, ok service. The drinks ok for the price.Soups were the only good dishes(gazpacho and carrot soup with bits of oranges and anis spice, which was very sweet and could pass for a dessert), but the salad and a main dish were a big disappointment. Dry overcooked chicken breast with really bland and uninteresting mashed potatoes and sauteed... More 

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Oregon
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great area with a terrace and outside seating, the restaurant offers a nice menu, great bar also if you just want to relax with a late night drink. Restaurant is inside a very trendy area with shops.

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Celebration Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

the food is very good and fresh and the services is very good. Just behind the Marriott Residence Inn and close to the Mall

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Escazu, Escazu 1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: 506-2289-7533

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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