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la luz restaurant & bar

₹₹₹₹European, , Fusion
Alto de Las Palomas | Alto de las Palomas, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2282 4160
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken dish” (2 reviews)
“santa ana” (5 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, Costa Rican, Fusion, South American
Alto de Las Palomas | Alto de las Palomas, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is just lovely. Sitting with the windows open, the decor, the views, the ambiance...just gorgeous. The waiters are friendly and kind. The drinks are fantastic. We were only staying at the hotel for one night so we ventured into the restaurant for...More

Thank piper6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in the small boutique Hotel Alta.The service is very gracious and the food is good. There is a full bar. The decor is warm and inviting with lots of wood and beam work on the ceiling. It overlooks the gorgeous pool...More

Thank Cristen S
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The restaurant offers a limited but very good menu. Fresh and high quality ingredients are most definetely used for their creations. Service was not totally accurate and a bit slow.

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had very high expectations and wanted to visit it for a long time. We went there for lunch taking advantage of our family visit to Costa Rica but left very disappointed. There were only 2 tables being served at the moment (ours and another...More

Thank Giannina S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The food in here is small by American standards, but delightfully presented, and perfectly cooked. We ate breakfast twice here, and dinner, and every meal was beautiful, tender, and cooked to perfection . Jorge is particular skilled in service - I don't often come across...More

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Pros: - Food Quality is in line with many other places in Escazu and Santa Ana - Live Music a couple of time during the week. - Romantic Place Cons: - Price is a little bit high - The wood in the restaurant looks old...More

Thank AndrewNY2015
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I knew I should not have high expectations and it was only the place I wanted to see. We ordered the tuna entree, which was the worst I have ever tried. Although the presentation was good, the pieces of fish felt like chunks of meat...More

Thank Mytheretxu
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Limited menu but food was excellent as was the wine. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. We had grilled sea bass and was perfect

Thank Sedgtrav1
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stayed at the hotel connected with this restaurant, and as a result we experienced 2 dinners and one breakfast at La Luz. The menu for both evenings was the same, and consisted of some half dozen or so choices for entrees, mains and desserts....More

Thank Foxy-Froggy
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

La Luz is one of the best restaurants in San Jose, located in a old house that has been newly renovated and now also functions as one of the best hotels in San Jose. It is not located in the city center so if you...More

Thank RoteFuchs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 40
European, Costa Rican, Fusion, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alto de Las Palomas | Alto de las Palomas, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2282 4160
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La luz restaurant combines mediterranean cuisine specialties with Costa Rican tropical fresh products from local organic farmers. Let our chef to indulge your senses into an exquisite culinary experience at La Luz Restaurant & Bar, rated as one of the best restaurants in San José.
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