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Canal 7 | Sabana Oeste, San Jose, Costa Rica
296-7667
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 35
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  • 35
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good & reasonable restaurant

This is one of my favorite restaurants in San Jose. I recommend the shrimp thermador or the lobster. I've been to other seafood restaurants in San Jose but it's hard to beat the prices at La Princess Marina. We usually go to the one in Curridebat just because it is closer to our home. They also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
BigEd33
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Don't waste your money. Food is super salty. The service is terrible! I use to go there when I was younger, and it was a completely different experience. I wish it was what it use to be. They use to have great food. I wouldn't be surprised if there are new owners.

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Matawan, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A gem! Visiting from New Jersey, USA. Took 14 family members to dinner. A lot of steak, fish, and seafood entrees consumed. Drinks, cordials, deserts, and coffees ordered. Great service, friendly, attentive and the food was delicious...under $300!!! Prices are super reasonable.....definitely coming back!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If this restaurant was a fish fast food it would be good..but they are called restaurant so my rating is quite low.We had a rice with prawn that was completely without flovour, a bit better was the broiled corvina (a fish from tropical and temperate water)

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants in San Jose. I recommend the shrimp thermador or the lobster. I've been to other seafood restaurants in San Jose but it's hard to beat the prices at La Princess Marina. We usually go to the one in Curridebat just because it is closer to our home. They also have one in Moravia... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My colleagues and I wanted a good seafood meal and that's what we found. I really enjoyed the cordial atmosphere and the service was fast and efficient. My plate of garlic seafood was delicious. I can safely recommend this restaurant to anyone. Enjoy your meal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The food is excellent, the ceviche is premium. The price is right, overall a very good place. We have eaten there every day that we were at the Crown Plaza. We have been here at the Crown Plaza for 2 weeks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Well we ate at several of the Princesa Marinas quite regularly as the food was good , portions a good service and service excellent but after a few not so good visits and the quality was way down so we stopped going. Not one to hold that against a place that was always goo , we decided to take some... More 

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Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Very expensive and food is not fresh or good. I used to go there before but not any more. The fish soup was very bad.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Although the restaurant isn't considered a high end quality restaurant, its food represents knowledge and caring input as well as respect for all sea food alike. Ask for a Paella which will knock your socks off or enjoy the Fresh Friend Pargo (Red Snapper) to truly enjoy the flavor or a Costa Rican sea food diner. There are many locations... More 

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Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Unfortunately I think our hotel underestimated the tastes of me and my friend. Had we been your average American tourists, we probably would have loved this Red Lobster-esque Costa Rican restaurant, but unfortunately we were looking for something a bit more exquisite. Don't get me wrong: the food is good and the service is good, but that's it. It's good.... More 

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  • Address: Canal 7 | Sabana Oeste, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 296-7667

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