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Limoncello

Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca., San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #9 of 299 restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
1 review
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
3 helpful votes 3 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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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San Jose, Costa Rica
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ift is located in a very Old House and you can ask for privacy if you want on the second floor. If you at lunch you will meet several Congress Members. You are very nice welcome and the food is great. Octopussy is something you have to try as well as salmon. A place you have to visit!

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Bradenton, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I have never been to Limoncello but decided to go there yesterday for our 39th anniversary!!! We were blown away by the place. The ambiance was great. The waiters excellent. The food was some of the best we have eaten in Costa Rica. We began with Antipasto Mixto- the best we have ever had. My wife ordered... More

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