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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
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
Amazing food

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
KDahmani
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A brilliant pleasurable dining experience. When i attended there was a full ladies (approx 50) party going on. Still i was served diligently, fresh vegetables, well prepared, savoury dishes. Waiters were attentive, dishes were ample proportion and price not excessive. Sadly i visited two days later and it was closed! As in Arnies famous words... "I'll be back.."

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Something different in San Jose, this place offers some interesting variety during my weekend stays. Don't let the outside fool you, once you go through the trippy wood and burlap revolving door, you enter a cozy restaurant with 3-4 seating areas including sitting on cushions on the floor. We opted for the regular tables through. There are some good appetizers... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

very nice selection of lebanese dishes. perhaps a bit overpriced, but generally a very nice place with good food worth visiting.

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San Jose
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I went several years ago, it was really delicious and plentiful. Plus, after lunch, I was able to buy a really big jar of tahini in their shop next door.

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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: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?