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History Gastro Lounge

| 800 mts Oeste del Cruce de San Rafael, Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
+506 2289 8153
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lemon pie” (11 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| 800 mts Oeste del Cruce de San Rafael, Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: History Gastro Lounge
1. Only Place I Eat
"I’ve tried almost everything on the menu and it is all fantastic"
Jerome R
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2. Best food and service
"the food is very tasty, very well prepared and very nicely decorated"
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3. Generous portions, good prices
"this was easily the best food and service I had"
Cliff F
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They changed the menu. And I hate it. I asked for a Ribeye burger and they changed it completely, without the courtesy of let me know beforehand. And I had to pay for something I couldn't eat The service is great thoughMore

Thank kofcr
historygastrolounge, Owner at History Gastro Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi sir, we are really sorry that you don´t like the new menu. We invite you to come and try our new burgers on the house. The difference between this burger is that we don´t use beacon anymore. Our meat is Angus, like always, and...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018

Last time were in Escazu, the food was great here.This time,no comparison.I was looking foward to having lunch here,so I took a walk from the apartment we were staying at.I was by myself,and sat inside.I ordered falafel platter,with fries,and pita bread.Falafel,tasted like it was sitting...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We chose here simply because it was a 2 minute walk from our hotel. We ended up LOVING IT. Fantastic service Vegetarian-friendly menu Competitive prices for the area Fresh ingredients and perfectly executed dishes DELICIOUS dessert- same room! He got the Fettuccine and said it...More

Thank LibraSunflower
Reviewed March 13, 2018

History is one of those places that had their best times in the past. The restaurant has a menu a little old to my taste and the infrastructure is old. I think it should improve the administration and refresh both the menu and the restaurant....More

Thank AndrewNY2015
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been in Costa Rica for 3weeks for work and this is the only place that I eat. I’ve tried almost everything on the menu and it is all fantastic. The lamb chops might be the best thing that I have had so far, followed...More

Thank Jerome R
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Love that the menu has recommended drink (beer or wine) pairings for the meals. They also have a nice selection of artisanal beers 👍🏽. We each had the Filet Mignon burger, which was just perfect. Both beers we had were nice and I highly recommend...More

Thank monica D
Reviewed January 22, 2018

the food is very tasty, very well prepared and very nicely decorated on the plates. The service is amazing, they treat you really well and service is very fast. Prices are a bit high, but its worth it as overall is a great place.

Thank jacampos00
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Although on a busy street, ambiance was relaxed and quiet. Food was excellent, wine and beer pairings were very appropriate. Generous portions, good prices, and one evening was the first of their live music series, so we enjoyed music by an excellent singer/guitarist. Overall a...More

Thank JanetM25
Reviewed November 22, 2017

I spent 4 weeks in the San Jose area and this was easily the best food and service I had. Everything was delightful, from the lamb meatballs to the beef entrees (The Santorini Beef Loin and the Skirt Steak) to the AMAZING lemon pie. I...More

1  Thank Cliff F
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Amazing all the way.. food, people and ambience .. highly recommended .. in there you are family. Steaks are fenomenal .. grilled octopus fantastic!

Thank Rodolfo B
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June 3, 2018|
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Response from DannyEl E | Property representative |
Hi..we dont do delivery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 800 mts Oeste del Cruce de San Rafael, Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2289 8153
  • E-mail
From Europe to Costa Rica, we bring you the best urban concept of restaurant, coffee break and lounge. History Gastro Lounge brings the best service, atmosphere and state of the art products all fresh from the kitchen to your table. We use the best ingredients from the local and international markets such as Hot Dutch cheese, Red and Black Angus, wild salmon, lamb from New Zealand and many more.
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