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| Cristina, 300m norte del ICE, San Jose 1094, Costa Rica
+506 2220 0453
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“veal” (12 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Cristina, 300m norte del ICE, San Jose 1094, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had dinner with friends at L’Olivio and this gem is worth seeking out. The menu is extensive and the food choices outstanding! The service provided by Danny was solid and the end result was a very memorable dinner. If you find yourself near downtown...More

1  Thank Missysdad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was so good that we went back the following night and with enough confidence in the food, we had our waiter, Danny, just pick something for us. He didn't disappoint, it was delicious!!

1  Thank Skmyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for a meal, attentive staff and tasty home cooked pasta. Can get busy so recommend you book. Extensive wine selection.

Thank SunandSkiFamily
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We ate here because we were staying at the Cristina hotel and it was our first night the food was delicious the service was amazing prices were a little high but we enjoyed everything we got the servings were huge so two people were able...More

Thank Limafiallos
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Service was impeccable . Staff was very accomdating as I am not fluent in Spanish. I am eager to return in December.The food is wonderful.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed June 12, 2018

I have visited this restaurant almost every time I've been in San Jose and it continues to be my favorite! The menu selection is wonderful, the food always superior, and the service as good as in 5 star restaurants in the U.S. I've tried a...More

Thank Peeteega
Reviewed June 6, 2018

The food was WONDERFUL! It was as if we were sitting in Piazza Espagna having a great meal. Service was excellent - we went 3 times in a week in Costa Rica

Thank joycejr1128
Reviewed May 31, 2018

The staff are efficient and friendly, with a good sense of humour, which made for a very relaxed meal on our first evening in Costa Rica. We shared the carpaccio and calamari for starters and for main courses we had the veal, chicken and breaded...More

Thank Leintwardine
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

This was right around the corner from m our hotel, and the neighbourhood, while dark, seemed ok. The service was good and friendly and the food was delicious. It is mainly a pasta menu, but there are a few to choose from and a good...More

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Loved it. Enjoyed our meals and found staff very friendly and helpful. Didn't get any sense that we were treated differently then locals. Will definitely return.

Thank diana j
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March 17, 2015|
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Response from Sandra F | Reviewed this property |
yes,and it is better to so!
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March 17, 2015|
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Response from loritravels2 | Reviewed this property |
it is best to call them .. or have your hotel call and reserve for you ..enjoy
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Cristina, 300m norte del ICE, San Jose 1094, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2220 0453
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