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Holiday Inn Aurola, 17th floor | Calle 5, San Jose Costa Rica, parque morazan, San Jose, Costa Rica
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6:00 am - 10:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Interesting place!

This restaurant is in the top of San Jose city, you can see everything from there, it is quite beautiful at night, the view is very nice. There is a show, a local dancing, it is very interesting to see the native culture there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2012
Katlin_Oliveira
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Like the title says good food with a great view. I had the special which was French Onion soup as an app (very good), surf & turf with shrimp/lobster (very good) with Chocolate mouse for desert. I dined on a Monday around 7:45pm and the restaurant was not busy so not sure if reservations are suggested or not.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

This restaurant is in the top of San Jose city, you can see everything from there, it is quite beautiful at night, the view is very nice. There is a show, a local dancing, it is very interesting to see the native culture there.

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Chicago, Illinois
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

El Mirador is ont he 17th floor of the Holiday Inn Aurola. The wait is long, the food is pricey and the quality of food is below par. Also there is not to many veg options. The staff is awsome though. The berry martini is good..do not get the apple martini.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

This restaurant is located on 17th floor (Holiday Inn Aurola) so the view is really nice. Dinner is very good and the prices are excellent. Service is courteous and environment is elegant. If you take in consideration that there are no other good restaurants depicting this style/food quality in the area (Alajuela, Heredia), this easily marks this restaurant as a... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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169 reviews 169 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Very sad Xmas dinner at this so called "Restaurant". Both service & food was terrible. 1st thing the waiter brought me & my friend butter & a dinner roll for my friend only. I had to ask 3x before I got a dinner roll. 2nd-We ordered red wine, they brought us white 3rd-They didn't bring me the cold appetizer I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Holiday Inn Aurola, 17th floor | Calle 5, San Jose Costa Rica, parque morazan, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?