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Park Cafe

100 N Rostipollos, La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 299 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $100
Cuisines: International
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Best gourmet food in San José. Very refined to the taste and to the eyes. Bravo le Chef! From the entrées to the dessert is was a fine, delicate and sophisticated adventure. We were very happy of our choices. Menu is small which is the trend now in great restaurants in France. So you can be sure you are eating... More

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Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. We are so happy you enjoyed yourself. The restaurant is now closed until mid-November. We look forward to seeing you then. Kind regards, team of Park Cafe. More

San Jose, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Yes its expensive for costarrican standards but its a unique place with what is probably the best and most refined food ive had in a long time. Its more than worth it even if you can go only for special occations. The place is great, service and food too.

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grand rapids, mi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

...I've ever at. This was my 2nd visit to Park Cafe in the last 6 months. For me, it was more enjoyable this time as I was able to absorb more of the fascinating character of the restaurant, which is also an antique store during the day, and the incredible detail of the food's presentation...I wasn't as overwhelmed by it... More

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Park cafe is a boutique restaurant. Few tables inside a house with a decoration that stands by its own. Wherever you look there is something beautiful to see, it has a soul on it own. Now the food, it's a Bocas menu so you get to taste different flavors in one night. And they are all great. Great quality in... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

in a nice eclectic place which mix art from Asia (for sale), Richard and Louise are going to impress you. Let them choose for you and enjoy Richard's show

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San José, Costa Rica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Richard is a 2 Michelin stars winner and his food really stands out. I am a frequent guest at this amazing restaurant. The menu is all in small portions, so you can order 3 - 4 per person and enjoy lots of different flavours. The house were the restaurant is serves also as an antique - exotic furniture store. At... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I have been to many upscale restaurants around the world, and nothing comes close to my experience at the Park Café. Arriving at the restaurant, Michelin star chef Richard Neat met us at the door and introduced us to his wife. I felt as if we were close friends and he was welcoming us into his home. I am a... More

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Granite Bay, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The food and the presentation are exquisite, worthy of a Michelin Star[or 2]. The setting in an unmarked hidden home/antique shop on a dark sidestreet in San Jose is a treat to even find. There is not a sign nor a numerical address on display. Get exact directions and print them out as your taxi driver won't have a clue.... More

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is a very quaint least to say place, a secret , yes, word of mouth only advertising, personable hostess /owner Louise and her French chef partner , a treat to the senses , I wouldn't call it a meal in the traditional sense but an extraordinary epicurean experience . Quite pricey, but then one is paying for the experience... More

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Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I have lived here 10 years and this so far is the best. Imagine a restaurant situated in amongst beautiful art pieces from Thailand & Indonesia. Food was exquisite as was the service. Wanna impress someone? This is the place.

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