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Restaurant Casa Jose

Penas Blancas | de la represa de Cachí, 2 kilometros sur y 3 kilometros este., Cachi 30204, Costa Rica
+506 2577 2222
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (3 reviews)
“trout” (8 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Latin, Fusion, Healthy, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Penas Blancas | de la represa de Cachí, 2 kilometros sur y 3 kilometros este., Cachi 30204, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for one night and had dinner and breakfast. The food was just perfect and so delicious! The steak and trout were fantastic as well as the breakfast. Absolutely stunning experience!

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed February 25, 2018

A gem hidden in the mountains! Jose is just an amazing chef.. his food is with fresh ingredients and it is a fusion of flavors! he is also very spoiler and makes what you like! the menu is just wonderful!

Thank magdabruna
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We stayed at Hotel Quelitales for two nights so we enjoyed two dinners and breakfasts there, plus a wonderful lunch to go. The chef-owner is so welcoming, answering any questions you might have and making incredible dishes. The Trucha Con Hongos (trout with mushrooms) was...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 days at the Quelitales hotel, also driven by the very positive recommendations at TripAdvisor for restaurant and hotel. Even arriving with high expectations we were not disappointed at all. Clearly the best food we had so far in Costa Rica. Always...More

Thank olliechamp131075
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Jose puts his heart into his cooking and you can tell. A pleasure to eat. Excellent meal , thank you.

Thank Beaubleep
Reviewed May 13, 2017

We revisited the restaurant, this time with the family, and we confirmed that their service, the food quality and freshness are always present. The host and his staff are always there to help and bring the best out of your visit. Enjoy the magnificent natural...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Personal service and fun location! The wine that was recommended was wonderful! I asked questions about the menu and Jose started figuring out what he could prepare special just for my likes---fun and very creative. Food beautifully plated too.

Thank Char031256
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This was the most amazing meal while in Costa Rica, and not only due to the food. My husband and I both had the best tuna steak ever, as well as the largest tuna steak ever, cooked to perfection, and tasting freshly caught. One of...More

Thank BarbandRay1981
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Don Jose will take real care of you... what amazing food creations he personally offers. Try what ever dish you want from the menu or simply ask don Jose to make his own variation for you. Of course, beware your senses as they might be...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is really nice, it's literally in the middle of the mountain so you can hear the sounds of birds while eating. The service and food is pretty good. The chef and staff have a totally original way of singing "happy birthday", that was...More

Thank Daniela T
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August 28, 2017|
Response from Char031256 | Reviewed this property |
jose, will prepare something to meet your dietary wants/needs. don't recall a main entree being less than 6 or 8 thousand colones. so, 12 dollars at the lowest. i must admit we haven't been back in over a year. it is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $30
Latin, Fusion, Healthy, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penas Blancas | de la represa de Cachí, 2 kilometros sur y 3 kilometros este., Cachi 30204, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Cartago  >  Cachi
  • Phone Number: +506 2577 2222
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Casa José is a unique product in the area. Its infrastructure, service, environment, and international organic fusion cuisine, will guarantee a unique delight your palate.With a very high level presentation, unique texture and great taste, we aim to please especially healthy food lovers.
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