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Restaurante Grano de Oro

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French, Latin, European, Central American, Costa Rican, International
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Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We learnt that many locals dine at the Grano de Oro restaurant because of the quality of the food. We started our CR journeys here so it was the first introduction to the brilliant fish and fruits of CR as well as the typical gallo pinto rice and beans breakfast. No need to consider having breakfasts or dinners anywhere else... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here on our final evening in san Jose and it was by far the nicest price of real estate we stepped into. We had cocktails at the "low bar" which we really great and dined inside. The wine list was better than many and very reasonable. The food was extremely tasty and the overall ambience was excellent. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Restaurante Grano de Oro is clearly a top restaurant in San Jose. The menu was very international and contemporary and the ambience and service were great. The food was presented wonderfully and while on paper everything sounded fantastic we felt that a couple of dishes did not quite convert. Indeed we even asked for salt to tweak the seasoning.... More 

Thank Mathewv
San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to restaurante Grano de Oro on a Sunday morning to take my little girl 7 years old for late breakfast. I called around 10 am to ask until what time they served breakfast and they told me until 11 so I went in around 10 30 accompanied by my little girl and the man at the door even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing and incredibly , recommended to all Service as usual spectacular and the food great. You have to try the french toasts!

Thank Enrique O
san jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not only the food is excelent but also the building, ambience and the decoration are gorgeous and invite to have a very good time.

Thank Alvaro A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is an awesome restaurant with fusion recipes like vegetable ravioli, caprese confit and the most surprising ice cream using traditional flavors from Costa Rica.

Thank AriCoto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to find a better restaurant in San Jose. Very good. Excellent food. We go back regularly. Always great.

Thank margaritacr
Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Hotel Grano de Oro several times now on visits to Costa Rica over the last six years. We eat at the restaurant both for breakfast and dinner. Fine food, wonderful drinks, exceptional service. You'll love the food and the experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Grano De Oro hotel on my way back home to the states and had the opportunity to eat at their restaurant for dinner and breakfast the following morning. Both meals were great. I really don't believe I could have made a bad pick from their menu. Food was delicious and fresh and the service was efficient and friendly.... 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
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
French, Latin, European, Central American, Costa Rican, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 506-2255-3322
Restaurant Grano de Oro merges Costa Rican tropical with European cuisine under the expertise of our French chef Francis Canal. Once a simple cafe, this restaurant has evolved into one of San Jose’s finest dining establishments, frequented by locals and tourists alike.Specialty cocktails, classically presented dishes and delicious desserts are served in the charming ambiance of a magnificent period home with an elegant inner courtyard. The bilingual wait staff provides professional and friendly service. Service is offered throughout the day from 7 am to 10 pm. Restaurant, patio and bar are non-smoking

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