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Machu Picchu

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Calle 32 | 150m norte del KFC, San Jose, Costa Rica
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent service and great food. A bit more expensive but great for a special evening or finale to your trip.

Thank Sandy B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our booking was for 16 people and our table was in a private room area. The menu was very varied proving something for everyone. Portions were generous. Service was good, as was the efficiency of providing individual bills at the end of the meal. The bathroom was 'interesting' especially the extra large mouthwash. A very pleasant evening and we we... More 

Thank Emilyplayed
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good selection of standard Peruvian food, well cooked, and pleasantly served. Bit suspect about the heavy hand with the Nutmeg on my Pisco Sour though !

Thank Bunny-Man
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My cousin and I visited San Jose Costa Rica for the first time. We were looking for more authentic Costa Rican restaurant , yet a front desk agent at the Autentico hotel recommended Machu Picchu. From the moment we walked in , the host was very friendly , the place was clean and classic. The server was very helpful by... More 

Thank Dadie K
Washington, DC
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Lovely little restaurant in San Jose! The menu was absolutely filled with delightful cuisines, but the sea bass menu section just sounded so fantastic, we had to order from that. We were definitely not disappointed. The waiter even helped us select a delicious wine. Would love to go back if ever in San Jose again.

Thank 2DCguys
Santa Cruz, California
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139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Cozy, elegant restaurant a bit off the beaten track in San Jose. Terrific Peruvian menu, with heavy seafood emphasis -- check out great range of sea bass preparations as well as beef tenderloin and other meat dishes.Overall some very creative combinations (e.g., nice ceviche with sweet potato). As noted by others, runs a bit expensive compared with other local options... More 

Thank brocdog
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Have eaten here many times, and the food was still spectacular. The prices are a little high, but if it is a special occasion, it is worth it. All of the dishes with corvina are delicious. Try a Pisco Sour to get started.

Thank Jimmy G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I got the filet which was pretty good. Wife got the rice and chicken dish which was highly reminiscent of Chinese fried rice.

Thank David B
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by two guys at the front desk of our hotel and it was incredible. We got the lamb dish with rice and it was legendary, the sauce was incredible and the lamb itself was cooked very well. In addition we got the sea bass, which was a very unique dish and had flavors we don't get... More 

2 Thank Mayson C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Love Peruvian food and this place is the perfect place for anyone who loves causa limeña; ceviche al minto; well my mouth is watering!!!!! just ask for lots of starters and share with friends - you shall not be disappointed

Thank javkoza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Peruvian, Seafood, Latin, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 32 | 150m norte del KFC, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 2222-7384

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