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Lubnan

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Lebanese
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Paseo Colon, frente a Torre Mercedes., San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
22576071
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Middle Eastern escape in San Jose city

Beautiful decoration, delicious food, attentive service and great music. This is the place to go if you love the Middle Eastern gastronomy. You completely forget you're in downtown San Jose! Love it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2014
jsa84
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Clemson, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Edmonton, Canada
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Living in Canada, we do have high standards for Lebanese food, so we were a bit skeptical at first about the food. However, our perception changed completely once we had our meals.. The food was quite good considering Lebanese is a novelty in San Jose, and the service was pretty awesome too! I mean we were generally let down by... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This place is frequented by the people who work at the hospital nearby. The food was lacking in flavor and was overpriced for the main entrees. If you do go be SURE to ASK for the daily special. Our waiter didn't mention this (probably because it was an entree that was under $10 and he wanted us to order something... More 

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Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This restaurant has it all, most of all delicious food. Moderately priced for the quality, dancing was not every night, so call to check and verify , the dancers were wonderful. Take your camera, This is right on Paseo Colon. We went back several times for the food and the ambiance both.

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Everything about this place is fantastic. I've been here a few times and the food is always amazing. Service is good and the atmosphere is really nice. Highly recommend.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I am truly in love with this restaurant, if you like Lebanese cuisine this restaurant is not to be missed. The Meze platter for two is really good value

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Atlanta, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I would agree with "Decent Lebanese Food". Decent food, decent service, but certainly very pricy for what it is. Given the location maybe not too bad a choice but hopefully there is better to be found in the area.

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Clemson, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Beautiful decoration, delicious food, attentive service and great music. This is the place to go if you love the Middle Eastern gastronomy. You completely forget you're in downtown San Jose! Love it!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I love Lubnan. It's well located in the city center, surrounded by parking lots (they have their own on the back, though). The food is consistently great and very diverse. It has a very nice environment and they have regular entertainment (belly dancing). Really great option both for lunch and dinner.

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Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Back home in the US, I frequent Middle Eastern restaurants. This was a very good one. I was with a big group (about 15) and they seated us and got us our orders and food in a timely manner. I really enjoyed the food. I had chicken and a sampler of all the traditional foods like hummus. I will definitely... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place is decent. I will not say it's the best because I have been exposed to the best when I traveled to Lebanon and Dubai. But it's a good effort for Costa Rica. The food is decent and the decor is also decent. It's a darker place and turns into a party in their back bar on Wednesdays. Not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paseo Colon, frente a Torre Mercedes., San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 22576071

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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