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La Luz Restaurant And Bar

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Contemporary, Fusion, Bistro
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Alto de Las Palomas | Alta Hotel, Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2282 4160
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Description: La luz restaurant+bar combine mediterranean cuisine specialties with costa...
La luz restaurant+bar combine mediterranean cuisine specialties with costa rican tropical fresh products from local organic farmers. Let our chef angelo to indulge your senses in a exquisite culinary experience at la luz restaurant+bar, rated as one of the best restaurants in san jose
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Excellent experience

My wife and I decided to celebrate our wedding at Alta hotel and the attention couldn't be better. The Hotel is very beautiful with great Lounges both indoors and outdoors. The day of our wedding rained for a while, but they also offer us a plan B and where at our disposition all the time. Finally... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My wife and I decided to celebrate our wedding at Alta hotel and the attention couldn't be better. The Hotel is very beautiful with great Lounges both indoors and outdoors. The day of our wedding rained for a while, but they also offer us a plan B and where at our disposition all the time. Finally the dinner was great... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

La Luz restaurant and bar offers first class dining as well as exquisite service. I loved the choice of dishes and all of our meals were beautifully presented and very delicious. The proportions were also generous. I highly recommend La Luz to anyone seeking elegant dining in a tranquil serving. Dining at its finest.

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The offerings are plentiful, The service impeccable and the flavors of every meal I have had at La Luz has been outstanding

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Service is outstanding and food is excellent, great choice ! I had the continental breakfast which was tasty, fresh and perfect for a late morning start

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I stayed one night in Alta Hotel and decided to stay in for all my meals and I can say that I definitely made the right choice. We started lunch with a caprese salad and salmon carpaccio. The cherry tomatoes were sweet and juicy and the salmon tasted fresh, not packaged. My main dish was Pacific sea bass in a... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We came for my girlfriend's b-day and the place, ambience and food are just amazing. The portions are small but incredible in flavor and presentation. A well balance menu and ok priced.

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Nosara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Beautiful setting and view above San Jose. Upmarket bistro with plenty of good choices. Dinners, pricey. Breakfast included with room.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Liked the service, quality of food, elegance. An overall great experience. The hotel manager approached every table to ask the patrons about their experience. All staff spoke Spanish and English.

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Rest. La Luz is the best, I had the opportunity to have lunch with my colleagues after a business meeting and everything was fantastic, the food, the service, the views of San Jose from the restaurant, the privacy of the hotel. I choose it also to go for dinner and at night is even better, very recommended!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Stayed at this hotel and ate the breakfast and lunch at the hotel. Good selections for breakfast (American, continental or Costa Rican) and the lunch menu also had good selections. Food was very tasty, had the grilled chicken in passion fruit sauce with cassava and grilled tomatoes and a caprise salad. Very efficient service and reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alto de Las Palomas | Alta Hotel, Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2282 4160

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 40
  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Fusion, Bistro

Description

La luz restaurant+bar combine mediterranean cuisine specialties with costa rican tropical fresh products from local organic farmers. Let our chef angelo to indulge your senses in a exquisite culinary experience at la luz restaurant+bar, rated as one of the best restaurants in san jose

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