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San Jose, Costa Rica
22288515 o 22288516
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Awesome views

Great views, great food and lots of fun in the lower level of the restaurant. The had live music for us and we really enjoyed ourselves.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ken T
SeaTac, Washington
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  • Scenic view
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English first
SeaTac, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great views, great food and lots of fun in the lower level of the restaurant. The had live music for us and we really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Ken T
Clearwater, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to experience this. The staff was amazing, the food was incredible. The view - breathtaking. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of this night. Wonderful.

Thank KSS1204
Costa Rica
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121 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is one of my favorites restaurants, love the view, service and food Dishes with steak and seafood are the best! Great wine selection

Thank Jlizanox
Monterrey, Mexico
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I decided to go to this restaurant as two locals recommended it. At the end I felt like it was a waste of money and time. First of all, it's far from downtown San Jose, so it takes a while to get there and come back, we spent 45usd in taxi. Now, the food, it is expensive and obviously you... More 

Thank Dey M
Level Contributor
364 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

we went to celebrate, 7 people. the place is amazing, mainly the view. service is professional and nice and the food is great - all dishes. warmly recomended

1 Thank SabaOmer
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Full of kitsch - from the moment you walk in and see the decor, to the waiters dressed as monks, to the fake piano player with a dead monk playing - it all is too much from the get-go. We would have put up with all of that if the food had been extraordinary but alas it was not. The... More 

Thank Solyesh
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Simply incredible, the food is delicious, excellent customer service, great view, the best place to go with your couple.

Thank Ernesto S
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The management and staff aim to please. The food ranges from very good to excellent. The location, view and venue is exceptional.

Thank Brett H
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The place is very nice and traditional, not as high end as locals will tell you. Internal decor is outdated and a bit stale. They have a nice house beer, but waiters don't know enough about it to even tell you if they make it in house. We went on a full house Friday, and were seated after 20 min...... More 

Thank laraquetol
Level Contributor
31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Visiting Costa Rica, this is one highlight that should be scheduled in your itinerary. Spend a few more extra dollars for a lovely romantic dinner with excellent food (several selections to your heart's desire and what your palate crave for) , great service (friendly accommodating bilingual waiters), and an Amazing view of San Jose at night that surely will be... More 

1 Thank Warren C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 22288515 o 22288516

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view


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