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The Market

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International, Italian, American, Central American, Costa Rican, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Real InterContinental Costa Rica | In Front of Multiplaza Shopping Mall, Escazu 11856, Costa Rica
+506 2208 2100
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05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
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Costa Rica
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The environment as well as the food is exquisite, I highly recommend going with friends and family, the people are really nice !

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My uncle lives in the US and he was staying in Hotel Intercontinental. We went to “The Market” to have a quick dinner. Overall poor quality food. Chicken fingers where really really dry, ceviche was not as fresh as expected and pizza tasted like a microwave pizza. This is not a cheap restaurant by the way, and the hotel has... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I returned to the Market on my own this time, to see if I could enjoy a healthy lunch on my own. As always, The Market did not disappoint. Phillip, my server, was ever so accommodarinf, the all you can eat salad bar was exquisite and they kept refilling the ingredients. The food, the terrace, the service, wonderful! The environment... More 

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Roatan, Honduras
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over nighted in San Jose headed to USA, you really can not go wrong with the market restaurant in the intercontinental hotel, the outdoor sitting is nice next to pool and water garden. The service was tops and the food is best that is for buffet food. You can. It go wrong at the Market if you do let management... More 

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Thank EBREAUX2ND
Eduard S, General Manager at The Market, responded to this review

Dear EBREAUX2ND Thank you for preferring us and for the great review full of positive observations. It is our mission to meet our clients' expectations and from what I read I can see that we fulfilled yours. I agree with you, our breakfast buffet is amazing, I wouldn't trade it for anything. I hope you come back soon! Best regards,... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from The Market for the n'th time. Still the best choice for late dinner with family and friends. Alonso never missed a beat, and Juan Diego was most helpful as usual. We like to sit outside, in the garden when it is not raining. Many thanks.

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Thank George B
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at The Market, responded to this review

Dear George B I want to thank you for visiting us and for giving us such a great review full of positive remarks regarding The Market. I also deeply appreciate you recognizing Juan Diego's work, the service he offers is impeccable. I agree with you, it is better to sit outside and eat by the garden, the view is nice.... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Deivid Pérez attended us, we took the seafood bar that's available on Tuesdays. My preferred place for lunch and dinner. Maybe next weekend I'll come for the brunch.

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Thank Juan Felix H
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at The Market, responded to this review

Dear Juan Felix H I want to thank you for preferring us and for giving us the highest score possible in your review. It makes us happy to read that it is your preferred place both for lunch and dinner, that says a lot about how great our food and service is. I hope you do come back next weekend!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a fish market Tuesday!! We had a delicious choice of seafood with grilled vegetables, recommended by the excellent waiter Deivid Perez. Both the food and service were awesome ! We wanna come back every Tuesday !!

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Thank Juan Pablo S
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Market at 3am after the Effies. The food in a restaurant is important. Let's agree we all end up coming back to those restaurants with ill mannered and bad tempered waiters because of that palate enchanting dish we love. This is right the case with you guys. Why are there so many waiters, yet they all make... More 

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Pendergrass, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

on a tour we ate there 3 mornings and the food and service was excellent. everyone was very attentive

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Thank fvogel343
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at The Market, responded to this review

Dear fvogerl343 We appreciate your positive comments concerning The Market, it really is a great place to eat breakfast, thanks to out fantastic buffet and service. We hope you visit us again soon. Kind regards, Eduard Soler More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There has never been a day that we get exactly what we order and they take forever to bring out the food. We go back cause lots of people tell us to join them and give it a chance. The food is good but the service is the worst.

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Thank Carolina T
Eduard S, Gerente de Alimentos y Bebidas at The Market, responded to this review

Dear Carolina T I am sorry that you feel that our service is not what you expected, we will analyze our internal processes in order to find out what happened, and to make sure it does not occur again. It would be great if you could provide with more feedback, you can contact me at eduard.soler@r-hr.com. Your feedback would further... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 35
Cuisine
International, Italian, American, Central American, Costa Rican, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
Monday
05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
Thursday
05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
Friday
05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
Saturday
05:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Real InterContinental Costa Rica | In Front of Multiplaza Shopping Mall, Escazu 11856, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2208 2100
Description
Always open, always delicious. Promising quality and affordability, The Market is open 24 hours for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night dining. You can build your own sandwich, pasta, pizza or gourmet burger. A large selection of salads, Carpaccio and ceviche is also available. The beautiful terrace overlooking our pool and gardens is perfect to enjoy it around the clock. The modern ambiance and lively exhibition kitchen are the perks of this new concept restaurant.

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