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“A little of everything from Asia”
Review of Tin Jo

Tin Jo
Ranked #7 of 620 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $50
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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
guanacaste
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A little of everything from Asia”
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Great food , lots of options, from India, to China, to Japan, Thailand and Indonesia. Options for everyone , even gluten free , vegetarian and vegan. Great selection of wines, natural drinks , my favorite is sparkling water with passion fruit juice . One of my favorites to go with my family. There are different sections decorated each one in a unique oriental style. Great service. The restaurant is family owned and currently owned by the second generation . You can't go wrong here. A place you must visit when in San Jose.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank jose b
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New York City, New York
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Interesting choices good food”
Reviewed November 16, 2013

Our first night in Costa Rica so we were tired but hungry. The menu offered a wide selection. Service was good, food was excellent and it was a good value.

Visited November 2013
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Thank Robin A
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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
“Vegetarian and Vegan Options”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

Food was delicious! Plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, they even have vegan dessert. There were so many yummy things on the menu it was hard to pick! The service was great!

Visited November 2013
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Thank MelissaPDX9
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Ashland, Massachusetts
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great asian food in CR”
Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

I have to say this was one of the best meals I had in Costa Rica and I have been coming to San Jose for work for 3 yrs. can't believe I did not know about the place earlier. The place is a bit hidden and the neighborhood fair but there is a garage, a block away that is monitored. The menu is vast, I wanted pages 3 and 4 alone :) I did have the shrimp & pineapple with coconut sauce in a carved out pineapple. My friend had the tuna tar tar- i was jealous, he said it was great too. Also had something similar to warm babaganous on pita. Everything was nice. The service was impeccable, john the owner came by and introduced himself, the waitress asked us out names and then called us by put names for the whole night, I have no idea how she could remember so many names because she must have had 8 filled tables-35 people at least. The price for San Jose was fine-San Jose food is expensive and this was right there especially for the value. Iwill be back next month when I'm back in CR

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Omni99
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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“Excellent service and food”
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Nice decorations and the setting. Excellent food and service. Tin Jo iced infusions are good, specially basil and lemon.

  • Visited October 2013
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