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Restaurante Silvestre

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Fri, 9/20
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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $65
CUISINES
Latin, International, Contemporary, Central American, Costa Rican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the set lunch and it was a good value. Service was great and the good was good. Downside is that parking is very inconvinient.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank lazytravel
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Amazing food and drink, amazing ambiance, amazing staff. Very impressed! Highly recommend. Put this restaurant at the top of your list.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank lvnmyxtralife
Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant decor is very cute and cozy. We opted for the tasting menu, and had a lovely, friendly and warm server. She was very genuinely excited about the foods we were sampling, and we learned a lot about Costa Rican foods and traditions from...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank chloedeeee
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

I'm so glad we went here. We had the 6 course birthday menu and it was almost perfect. Beautifully presented, excellent service, amazing flavours, I really enjoyed it. The only thing that didn't make it perfect was one of the desserts, the icecreams didn't have...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank natogl
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Restaurant Silvestre is an interesting and nicely designed old house, turned into a restaurant, offering good, tasty and also unique dishes. It is located in Barrio Amon which is one of the oldest neighborhoods in downtown San Jose. You can still sense the architectural spirit...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jose Angel C
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Great Gourmet option for Costa Rica food. i tríed mascaradas and it is really good. For family, friends or business, Silvestre is unique experience that you must try. Chef is a nice and accesible guy.Of course he is so talent.

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank maosolano
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Ive been to silvestre twice. It is a delicious restaurant with original dishes and really great presentation.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank CR U
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Really liked the place - one of a kind so far in San Jose... lunch menu super cheap for what you get

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank 53christophg
Reviewed July 2, 2019

An amazing array of local food beautifully presented and delicious. The restaurant is a beautiful old restored house in the heart of San Jose. Definitely worth it!

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Beene210
Reviewed June 16, 2019

I was part of a large group after a business meeting and the staff easily handled our group. We had a 6 course meal and every dish was incredible. Highly recommend it!

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank rudolfod2018
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Ethanking22
July 9, 2019|
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Response from Gigi0P | Reviewed this property |
casual you may dress elegantly as well not shabby
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August 9, 2018|
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Response from Nick Y | Reviewed this property |
30000 was tasting menu I had premium wines which was another 25000 It was exceptional Food, Wine and service was as good as I have had at 3 michilen Star in New York
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Response from carlat592 | Reviewed this property |
Ops...40$ a person !
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