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Tin Jo

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Calle 11, Av. 6 y 8 Detras de la Iglesia La Soledad, 150 metros al sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
506 2221 7605
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
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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Austin, United States
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my gf for dinner. Tin Jo is probably the only authentic and fancy Asian restaurant in Costa Rica. With an old history of family ownership and with new generations diversifying its offering to Indian food besides the original Chinese (I believe also Japanese options are available); its betting to stay current after its long history making it more... More 

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Thank Raul V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The service at Tin Jo is amazing, as well the food is really good, you have many options and all of the options I've try are very tasty.

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Thank Yanais S
The Hague, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After three weeks of rice and beans we were in for Chinese (yeah, also rice we know). Tin Jo does have Chinese but also Indonesian, Indian, Japanese, Vietnamese. Usually this is not a good sign, but Tin Jo is an exception. Food quality and taste is high, service is excellent, and by using several small rooms, you still have the... More 

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Thank heemskerk f
San Jose, CR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of my classic go-to spots for special occasions. However, know what to order. The menu is huge and I have been here with friends who didn't enjoy their meals as much. I Love the shrimp kung pao, toasted rice sushi roll, samosas, and papaya salad. Best to make a reservation. The back open area is good for kids.

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Thank CorrePolloRenco
San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food, great variety on the menu and very original decor representing different Asian cultures. On weekends make sure you book as it fills up quickly!

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Thank Tea-GH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the best in value for your money in San Jose. Always good food, nice ambiet, quiet. Do not miss it if you are around...

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Thank Percy W. F
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Always have a good meal here. There are different menus to choose from and different rooms/decors to be seated in too. I've never had a bad meal here and make sure that I come here every time I travel to San Jose.

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Thank 44Cheryl2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was one of my favorite reataurant but the quality is not longer the same. However is still good but not great.

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Thank Silvia G
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been a loyal customer for more than 3 decades and I am very frustrated with my last visit. I don't know if the ingredients have changed... but texture and flavors are different. The egg rolls which were a classic entree are now a rough egg pastry with a very disappointed filling. Miss the old TinJo style..

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Thank Luis C G
Melbourne, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting Costa Rica for many years and this was the first time actually venturing into the city of San Jose. Have been reading about this restaurant for quite a while and decided to give it a try. Very interesting atmosphere, with multiple dining rooms each having a different theme. We chose the garden room. One wall has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $50
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vietnamese, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 506 2221 7605
Description
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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