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Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca., San Jose, Costa Rica
22576616
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Ranked #13 of 315 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:45 am - 10:30 am
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Turner, Maine, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I discovered this great restaurant just yesterday, and I had to go back again today! It really is very good Italian food: nice al dente pasta; bold and savory sauces; warm bread to sop up the sauce at the end. The service is accomplished with friendly efficiency and excellent timing. I'm really impressed. And the menu is one of those... More 

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife and I were extremely pleased with the outstanding food and service, My was presentented with choices for her lactose problem my meal was outstanding

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A recent trip to San Jose, CR, had the fortunate effect of discovering a fine restaurant which was new to me. Limoncello is located in the Barrio California, and next to the Hospital California where you can check in and they'll check you out. The restaurant has an extensive menu very representative of an Italian Tratoria. The diner can select... More 

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

First I have to mentioned the excellent service received from the waiter; attentive to our questions and adding his explanations about the ingredients and dishes preparation, plus his recommendations. The environment in the restaurant feels very welcoming, warm and calmed, nice low music in the background. It was a lovely dining experience. The food well prepared and cooked, delicious, both... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We had a lovely dining experience at Limoncello. I think the trip-advisor location is off. It's more on C.29 near Avde. 3 or so. East of the train station a block or two with a left-right-right hitch, so pedestrians beware. My wife and I each had mushroom based dishes and both were great. Risotto del Bosque and the mushroom ravioli.... More 

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Boynton Beach,FL
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I have had many a meal and never have I been dissatisfied. The menu is extensive and a choice of many spectacular meals. The service is second to none and the wine cellar would impress anyone without a bit of knowledge regarding wines. I highly recommend this restaurant for a family dinner or a romantic meal......

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Charleston, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Fine Italian dining with attentive wait staff. Gratuity was added to the bill, 10%, so beware! Although the staff got additional money for the fantastic service, the first 10% is included. For around 28 USD had a great steak, al dente pasta, great mixed salad and a mushroom appetizer. That included the tip! Great family restaurant, romantic for couples. They... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We were surprised to have such delicious Italian food in San Jose, Costa Rica. Limoncello exceeded our expectations. The food was very impressive and the waitstaff was attentive. They also offer many gluten free entrees which appealed to us. We highly recommend Limoncello.

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florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Had a delightful Italian meal there with friends. Very nice layout and the food was wonderful. The restaurant is intimate with lovely fixturing...which swayed to and fro when an earthquake rumbled during dinner! Go and enjoy!

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Have eaten here twice this year, once alone and once with local friends. The food was excellent both times. Service was completely excellent both times. Meats and fish were prepared exceptionally well with very nice salsas and sauces and did not diminish in appeal as the meal was finished. Antipasto was delicious. The wine was great. I liked the setting... More 

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Additional Information about Limoncello

Address: Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca., San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 22576616
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Monday 11:45 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday 11:45 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday 11:45 am - 10:30 am
Thursday 11:45 am - 10:30 am
Friday 11:45 am - 10:30 am
Saturday 11:45 am - 10:30 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: Italian

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