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Sapore Trattoria

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Avenida Segunda, De Plaza de la Democracia 75 Oeste, San Jose 00100, Costa Rica
+506 2222 8906
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
Description: An enchanting restaurant in the very hearth of San Jose, with authentic...
An enchanting restaurant in the very hearth of San Jose, with authentic Italian cuisine and spotless service. Everything is hand made. Try the Festa della Pasta, for a fix price you can try 5 different handmade pastas and the Festa Mista, where you get also fish specialities and meat cuts
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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    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 and nice staff

We had a lovely diner here. Right away the staff was really friendly. We got some bread with fresh olive spread. After, we orderded two pizza's which came really quickly and tasted just like they do in Italy. Would definitely recommend this place!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
FleurDra
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely diner here. Right away the staff was really friendly. We got some bread with fresh olive spread. After, we orderded two pizza's which came really quickly and tasted just like they do in Italy. Would definitely recommend this place!

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Thank FleurDra
San Francisco, California
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49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in with our daypacks and toddler in tow, they welcomed us with warm hospitality and smiles. It reminded me of Italy, in Costa Rica of all places. Wanting to try a little of everything we went with the chef's choice prix fixe. Five mystery pastas and an appetizer. And our wonderful waiter recommended a wine... More 

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Thank chulu
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoined sapore today! The good was very good, I had a vegetarian pizza and it was really good. It's was also the first time that I asked for a doggy bag :) I can sugges this restaurant for sure. (Also a very friendly waiter)

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Thank Ilse B
Kittery, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to stumble on this gem after visiting the National Museum. We almost kept walking, but saw the rating by Trip Advisor and thought we'd give it a try. We are so happy we did! The homemade pasta was cooked perfectly and paired with flavorful sauces. I had the gnocchi with pesto and my boyfriend had the spinach... More 

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Thank CanteringSeaHorse
Vancouver
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had excellent italian food here and they were very accommodating to any modifications on the menu, as my daughter is a bit particular. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. We had a group of 7 people and they made a nice spacious table for us. Definitely would go back again and prices were very reasonable for such a... More 

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Thank Mwellaby
Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Very good Sicilian pizzas with thin crust, fresh salads, nice wine by the glass (hard to find in C.R.), friendly prompt service, nicely furnished and very clean. The rest of the menu looked great, with fresh pastas and your choice of several sauces. Ate here once while traveling, would gladly return.

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1 Thank zephyr98926
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

The food is amazing, I can only imagine that the chef is Italian. The pizza I ordered was perfect. The service is great and the place is beautiful.

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Thank DinaGattai
Slidell, Louisiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We lucked out dining at this restaurant. We both had the home made pasta and it was wonderful - just what you hope for, but seldom receive. They were kind enough to make us a side Caesar salad that was perfect - along with Italian bread and olive oil. I had a glass of wine that completed the meal perfectly.... More 

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1 Thank Agnesbythesea
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

This place is a must go in San Jose. My bf and I were on our way back from Puerto Viejo and are staying the night in san Jose before our flight tmrw. Our hotel manager at the Colonial recommended this place. It did not disappoint. Service was exceptional. For how great it was I was surprised it wasn't busier.... More 

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1 Thank Sarah A
AZ
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

We saw the great reviews and decided to give it a try. First let me start by saying there is a public parking lot right behind the restaurant, so parking is not an issue. We were welcomed and seated immediately. They were very attentive and on top of our needs. The food was amazing! They serve a focaccia bread with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Segunda, De Plaza de la Democracia 75 Oeste, San Jose 00100, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 8906

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

An enchanting restaurant in the very hearth of San Jose, with authentic Italian cuisine and spotless service. Everything is hand made. Try the Festa della Pasta, for a fix price you can try 5 different handmade pastas and the Festa Mista, where you get also fish specialities and meat cuts
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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