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Calle 11, Av. 6 y 8 Detras de la Iglesia La Soledad, 150 metros al sur | Detrás de la iglesia de la Soledad, 150 metros Sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2221 7605
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Highlighted in guide books as a great high end restaurant, we chose Tin Jo for the last night of our vacation. The service was patchy, the food was very average and the atmosphere far too hot (much cooler outside). Overall the high prices were not justified by the experience. Note to self: beware guide book recommendations. They may make venues... More 

Thank AlanHoumann
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Here you are going to find an extraordinary place, where you feel peace and relaxation, incredible decoration, food is great, a lot of different choices of Asian cuisine. You casn go with your couple of with family.

Thank Mauricio A
Level Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good place for a nice relaxing or romantic dinner, the menu is very diverse in Asian cuisine variety I recommend the spicy tuna rolls, lemon grass chicken, all the Thai dishes are pretty good.

Thank Chris D
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went looking for different cuisine. Beautiful place, all the different ambiences make it a unique resturant in Costa Rica.. Staff was very nice and helpful, specially with the menu. We sat in the garden area and loved the space. Our waiter Knew the menu very well, was very nice, respectful and made great recommendations. Food was delicious and came very... More 

Thank Carla H
CRSwallow, Propietario at Tin Jo, responded to this review

Hi Carla, We are SO delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience at the Tin Jo. For Vladimir and the rest of the staff it was a total pleasure to have served you. You brought us beautiful good vibes to our bamboo room (the bamboos were happy too). We hope to have a chance to serve you again real soon!... More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its an amazing restaurant!!! The food at this place is delicious!!! And so many options, I know the food doesnt taste like the originals recepies, but its really tasty. The ambiences are from different countries and the staff are very nice as well.

Thank Patricio R
State of Rio de Janeiro
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Asian Fusion Restaurant in a not-so-nice section of downtown San Jose. We asked TA for what was close to us and this was it. Was amazed at the menu variety and, especially, of vegetarian options for my daughter. Food was excellent! and the prices were very fair. Very nice decor and good service.

Thank gdurnin
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been several times here. I find a very consistent quality on the food. Service is good and price/quality relation is adequate.

Thank FSchmidtM
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to say that this was probably among the bottom 5 restaurants that I ate in. I'm giving it a one star for the food. The service and ambience are excellent. I tried the vegetarian pad Thai that was highly rated on trip advisor. It was so bad that it didn't qualify for being a pad Thai. I've been... More 

Thank Deepak P
CRSwallow, Propietario at Tin Jo, responded to this review

Dear Deepak, Thank you for taking your valuable time to write us a review. I am happy to read that you appreciated our service and our ambiance. However i am very sorry that our food didn't meet your expectations. I am especially aghast that my two very favorite dishes were the ones that didn't please you. As you mentioned, most... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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108 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my family looking for a great experience, great food and great service.. We got none. The food was too burned, too much oil, over cooked and small portions, I,ve had best food in normal Chinese restaurants . Also, the service was bad, the waiter was rude and they took around 45 to get us Chinese food,... More 

Thank jochava
vladimir P, Service Manager at Tin Jo, responded to this review

Good evening! This is Vladimir, Service Manager of Tin Jo restaurant, a fusion of asian cuisine. Thank you for being our customer and especially for taking some of your valuable time to write us and alert us about this situation. You are absolutely right and if I were you I would feel the same, it is not part of our... More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Asian fusion restaurant was recommended and definitely met expectations. The menu offered a wide variety of dishes, and the ones we shared were delicious, including the salad rolls and the coconut chicken curry. Our dining experience was made even better by our waiter, Roma's excellent service. Check out this restaurant when in San Jose. Also, the ginger margarita was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $50
Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11, Av. 6 y 8 Detras de la Iglesia La Soledad, 150 metros al sur | Detrás de la iglesia de la Soledad, 150 metros Sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 7605
Our mission is to serve delicious, healthy food in an environment that is conducive to sharing and caring. We believe that food should nourish us physically, emotionally and spiritually. Our dishes are inspired from Asian countries: China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Thailand. We have an extensive vegetarian and vegan menu as well as a gluten free menu. Our Asian themed rooms gather together all the art work we have collected as well as those created by closed friends and frequent diners. Tin Jo is our third child and we are very involved owners. We love to interact with you, our customers and it is our sincere wish that your visit to our restaurant satisfies not only your senses but also uplifts your spirit. With Gratitude,Maria Hon and Robert Faulstich

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