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Park Cafe

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100 N Rostipollos, La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2290 6324
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Tambor, Costa Rica
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic cuisine, amazing presentation and the owners are lovely people with a precious feeling on how to run one of the best if not THE BEST Restaurant in Costa Rica 😃 Congrats, big respect on what you are doing and thanks to be here in lovely Costa Rica!

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Thank DiveAcademyBallenaBl
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit. It's a pleasure to have the restaurant open and able to meet great people such as yourselves. Shame we had some pond-life last year. More 

Charleston, SC
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A unique experience that marries creative recopies, elegant plating and impeccable service located in a beautiful antique shop filled with architectural elements, large pieces of furniture and sculpture enhanced by beautiful floral displays. We were a family of five celebrating a birthday on our last night of a Costa Rica vacation. We had several of the small plates and shared... More 

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Thank mNewmanStudio
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. More 

San Antonio De Belen, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had another wonderful meal at the Park Cafe. A lovely evening in the garden, an interesting bottle of wine and the Duck plate was absolutely perfect!

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Thank julierC6816EE
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

As always a pleasure to have you with us. Best wishes, Richard and Louise More 

Den Haag
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few excellent restaurants in San Jose. Surprising dishes, wonderful presentation in an antique shop surrounding. Absolutely worth a visit if in San José. One of the few places not to be missed.

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Thank johannes911
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the visit and review. Glad you enjoyed yourselves and look forwad to seeing you again soon. Regards. Richard More 

San José, Costa Rica
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entire experience of the Park Cafe is a memorable occasion of dining and relaxing in a unique atmosphere. Instead of describing the events, I invite you, the discriminating, to step into an event at a fair price that you may appreciate and remember.

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Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Phylliss and Bob, So nice to have you with us. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Louise and Richard More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Sometimes you do not want to spread the word about a resteraunt in case you come back and cannot get in because it has become too popular. The Park cafe provided us with a truly unique dining experience. Set in an elegant romantic courtyard that is an antique store during the day, full of pieces from India and the far... More 

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Thank Robert K
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thanks for the review and the company. It was great to have you with us. Look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Costa Rica. Kind regards, Richard and Louise More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I went in the restaurant with my husband and we loved . The service is excellent, food wonderful and the ambience impecable. The best of restaurant to go in Costa Rica.

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Thank Marideoliveira
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much your visit and the review. We're so happy that you enjoyed yourselves with us and we hope to see you again in the future. More 

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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this place is the setting. Internal courtyard makes for a beautiful garden to dine in, and the 'covered' part is full of different art pieces. Small number of tables makes for an intimate atmosphere. More importantly is the food: the items on the menu are well designed and are of superb quality. A must do if... More 

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Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. Hope to see you again at Park Cafe. More 

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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I dined in the Park Cafe on a business dinner with few associates of mine. The place was recommended by our local agent. Park Cafe is managed by an energetic lady. The crazy English Chef is her husband. He is creative, imaginative, and he knows his work. After the desserts we called the Chef to our table and spontaneously applauded... More 

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Thank omerlaviv
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Louise and I did laugh this morning! We are having a great time with our customers at the moment, so have enjoyed your observations. Sorry if I seemed uncomfortable, I obviously enjoyed your display of appreciation. Very best wishes, Richard and Louise More 

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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We found this gem of a restaurant on our first visit to Costa Rica 3 years ago. It has only gotten better on this, our 3rd visit. Nestled within an antique shop the dining space is truly unique and beautiful. Each dish that comes to your table is a taste extravaganza and a visual delight. They are small sharing plates... More 

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Thank Janet C
Zarathustra_10, Owner at Park Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Janet, Thank you for the review. It has been a pleasure to have you visit us the last few years. Do hope to see you on your next visit to Costa Rica. Best wishes, Richard More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
Cuisine
International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Rostipollos, La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2290 6324
Description
Please read important reservation information on our website before making your booking. Thank you.

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