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Restaurante L'ile de France

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Avenida Escazu, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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San Jose
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest it is not one of the best French restaurants in Costa Rica. I ordered the beef bourguignon and it was good but not spectacular and definitely it;s not worth the price. You can have a better experience at Le Chandelier or at Grano de Oro

Thank rua17
Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I was concerned that a light brunch would end up costing me more than I was comfortable with. They had great options at less than I would have expected!

Thank Michael M
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice place to have dinner, the restaurant is pretty although I think it needs an update because I notice that what is written on the  "glass wall" some of the letters and words have fell, So that obviously needs to be improved cuz if you're going to a nice place in this area like avenida escazu... More 

Thank Cindy B
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141 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The location of the restaurant is excellent. Ave Escazu is one of our favorite go to places for dining. This French restaurant has a real nice ambience with the food to match. We started of with very tasty escargots and the muscles. Finger licking good if you will. Then the Corvina and the Entrecôte were very good as well. Sauces... More 

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Weston, Florida
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320 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Great international food, I had a great dinner experience in this restaurant, I had a Filet Mignon Grillé which was greatly cooked along with some great red wine. I was invited by some great Costa Rican friends into this amazing restaurant. Even though I did not pay I noticed the prices were very, very high.

Thank Francisco A
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Been there 15+ times. Gabriel (manager) and the staff are terrific. Take both friends and business associates and they have never disappointed Yes on the Steak Tartar but same for other food too

Thank Philip M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I just had lunch today with my staff to get 2016 going and the food was excellent, Alberto our waiter gave us an excellent wine recommendation for a Malbec which was great. The food menu has been expanded although I still like the classics which compete with one's I sometimes have in Brussels.

Thank 79aggie
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This happened to me too, the first thing we need to learn is to build trust with the costumers, the French wine was $5 to $7 per cup while the Champagne was charged at $22 per cup. The main menu did not include that Champagne, when I asked for the menu there were a second paper brought to me with... More 

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Washington, DC
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Upon ordering champagne at the bar of this restaurant, we were provided glasses that were only one-third full, as the bartender poured what little was in the bottle in front of us, depleting it. Without advance warning, we were charged $22 for each glass. When we argued it, the bartender pointed to the amount in a menu, which of course... More 

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Gabriel S, Manager at Restaurante L'ile de France, responded to this review

Good afternoon, First of all, we would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review, we deeply regret that you did not enjoy the experience at L´Ile de France. We assure you that it was never our intention to deceive you neither with the price or the amount of champagne served. Since we opened the restaurant... More 

Costa Rica
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I didn't like the Crêpe Suzette, but I would recommend the Poisson Meunière which was really good at this french restaurant.

Thank FSGG92
Gabriel S, Manager at Restaurante L'ile de France, responded to this review

Dear Sir, first of all I would like to thank you for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time of giving us feedback, as it continuously allows us to improve our service standards. We will discuss your comments with our executive chef and we hope to have the pleasure to serve you again in the near future Best Regards,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Escazu, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: 506-2289-7533

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?