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Bar Zambra

Lobby of the Hotel Real InterContinental Costa Rica | In Front of Multiplaza Shopping Center, Escazu 11856-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2208 2100
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobby bar” (4 reviews)
“order food” (3 reviews)
“great service” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, International, South American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Lobby of the Hotel Real InterContinental Costa Rica | In Front of Multiplaza Shopping Center, Escazu 11856-1000, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a really nice bar that has good service and a varied selection of drinks (and some food). But at times the loud music made it a bit difficult to have a conversation.

Thank RolandMichelitsch
Ricardo M, Gerente at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Roland, We´re glad that you enjoyed the experience of Zambra. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us, we will be considering it. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Any day of the week, the Zambra has live music, an amazing Gin menu, very attentive staff, and great food. Good for families, cocktails, a snack or just a coffee, and a very friendly crowd. Randall and Gustavo the resident barmen are excellent, and great...More

Thank Scott_Macey
Ricardo M, Gerente at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Scott, We´re glad that you enjoyed the experience of Zambra. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

As an expatriate believe me this is a place which should be experienced. Yes, maybe too many loud gringos (I’m one) but for people watching it’s second to none. From lunch through to closing the guests are a vivid cross section of visitors to CR...More

Thank Escazu2
Ricardo M, Gerente at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear client, We´re glad that you enjoyed the experience of Zambra. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is a friendly travelers' bar where people strike up conversations and share travel notes. There is a live band and singer which adds to the fun.

Thank tweedybird26
Ricardo M, Gerente at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear client, We´re glad that you enjoyed the experience of Zambra. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to the San Jose area for work about 4 times a month. I make it a point to come here every evening. The ambience is phenomenal, they have live music every evening. Jonathan behind the bar is great, always greats you...More

Thank Alister S
Ricardo M, Gerente at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear client, We´re glad that you enjoyed the experience of Zambra. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Sambra has a great group of bartenders and service people, Ana is a great waitress, I have been there many times, at 6 there is pleasant music, and the crowd is fun, great place for a good Martini, shaken, not stirred, you may order food...More

Thank RICOCOSTARICA
Ricardo M, Gerente at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear client, We´re glad that you enjoyed the experience of Zambra. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I'm here accompanying my husband on a business trip and spend as much time soaking up the sun by the pool as I can. I cannot compliment the wait staff highly enough! Marianela has waited on me with a bright smile and excellent English every...More

Thank tsmcelroy
Ricardo M, Gerente at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear customer, It´s a pleasure to know that you enjoy the visit at Zambra Bar. Thanks for sharing your comments with us. We are happy that you like the service received. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 17 May 2018

I'm currently staying at the Intercontinental hotel, which houses Bar Zambra. I'm here for work, so not much time for sight seeing. I went down in the evening to get a bite to eat and have a quiet drink. Well, it was anything but quiet....More

Thank S D
Ricardo M, Gerente at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear S D, Thanks for sharing your comments with us. We feel very happy that you liked the service of Zambra. Your visit is very important for us. We hope your visit as soon Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

all of the restaurants in Intercon was packed the night we ate in Bar Zambra. our food was delicious but it took some time for our orders to arrive.

Thank Marijo Q
Ricardo M, General Manager at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Dear Marijo Q, Thank you very much for sharing your comments with us; we feel very happy knowing you enjoyed your experience in Zambra. We hope you come visit us very soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez General Manager

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Nice bar, nice place, and great entertainment. Lovely oversized wine glasses! Ask for the free snacks.

Thank Don T
Ricardo M, General Manager at Bar Zambra, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Dear Don T, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We feel very happy knowing you enjoyed yourself. It is always a pleasure to serve you. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez General Manager

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patsavant
21 February 2017|
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Response from Eduard S | Property representative |
Hello patsavant, hanks for asking. We have live music everyday from 6pm to 9pm at Zambra. Mondays we have a duo with Sax&Clarinet with a female voice (Soln Irias). Let's join us! We are at your service,
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aliveinsf2015
15 March 2016|
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Response from Ricardo M | Property representative |
Hello Alive, our bar is open from 11 am until 1 am. We dont have happy hour in our bar.
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aliveinsf2015
15 March 2016|
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Response from Eduard S | Property representative |
Dear David, thank you for your interest in our Bar. Unfortunately we don’t have happy hour but we will study the possibility to have it. Please be welcome anytime. Eduard Soler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lobby of the Hotel Real InterContinental Costa Rica | In Front of Multiplaza Shopping Center, Escazu 11856-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2208 2100
  • E-mail
Description
The Zambra lobby bar provides the perfect place to relax, featuring martinis, cocktails, sangria and a light tapas menu with live music.
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