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“Top 5 Place to Eat in SJ” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lubnan

Lubnan
Paseo Colon, frente a Torre Mercedes., San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
22576071
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Ranked #28 of 300 Restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
San Jose, costa rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Top 5 Place to Eat in SJ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Lubnan is a must for anyone passing through or even living in San Jose. The food is mouthwatering delicious. The mezza is unreal. Best I've ever had. FOR REAL!!!

You will go home from Costa Rica remembering 2 things, baby sloths and the food from Lubnan.

It's right on Paseo Colon so it's very convenient as everyone has to pass through this area at some point during their time in SJ.

Cheers

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“The best Lebanese food in Costa Rica”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I've been to three different Lebanese food restaurants in San José, and Lubnan is definitely the best. Food with great taste, very well prepared, acceptable amount for a fair price combined with faultless attention makes Lubnan a restaurant that you must visit when going to San Jose. If you like Lebanese food, you'll love Lubnan. If you haven't tried it, you'll love it. I recommend Meza if you wanna have a little bit of everything. A great option to go with friends.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atenas, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great Lamb dishes!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

service was a bit slow (hence the 4 instead of a 5) BUT we did have a group of 10! The lamb dishes were wonderful, authenic, and huge! We received complomentary coffee and were able to get separate checks! There is a smoking area hidden in the back in a courtyard - no secondhand smoke! I liked the decor - the entrance through a revolving burlap door took me away for the city and into the world of the Mediteranian!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Barcelona, Spain
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Great Food,”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

The food is legit. Classic lebanese dishes with a unique decor. Wednesday nights in the Bar boasts the longest running electronic Dance night (house) in the country. DJ Sweet-Bo (France) has been killing it there with special guests for 10 years. Good eats smooth beats and great people watching if you go early enough and get a seat in the Bar.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent food!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Lubnan is one of the most amazing restaurant ever, in the moment you taste the food, you "travel" over the seas, amazin experince. and the coffee is really good!!!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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