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La Divina Comida

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Avenida Escazu | Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2208 8899
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very accommodating staff in terms of your specific requirements for the food and they seem to go the extra mile. Large number of American customers - probably from the numerous US companies nearby. The fish was fresh - the Peruvian desert with condensed milk worth trying again. Overall a pleasant evening and experience.

Thank NJCricketer
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Was invited for a business lunch at La Divina Comida and found this restaurant to be outstanding. Great atmosphere, knowledgeable / engaged service and outstanding food. The selection of Ceviche and Tiraditos was impressive. They also have a business lunch which is fast and with a great selection. What a treat. Cannot comment on the beverage menu

Thank Hawaii96793
Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Staff was great, food was delivered promptly and drinks were always kept full. The food itself was decent but I feel a little overpriced. In all fairness I feel this way about most restaurants in San Jose, they easily have the worst quality dining options of any capital city in Central America. Most countries in Central or South America you... More 

2 Thank Chris R
New Delhi, India
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the excellent Peruvian good and the very warm hospitality of the owner at the restaurant !! Marco was just amazing he did something special to our starters and main course which we still remember the taste for ... It was a wizardly cuisine I must say the taste is still there fresh in my mind ... Loved... More 

Thank uditsalvan
Weston, Florida
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175 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Nice option for dinner, kind of fancy place but still need some magic to be the perfect option for a good place, nice service and diverse menu with good options. The place offer both in and outdoors options.

2 Thank ManuelEGarcia
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Really outstanding mix of flavors, excelence tastes, variety of plates and mix of peru, mandarin, chinese and japanese cuisine. I would like to recommend this restaurant. It wasn't my first visit but it is my first review for this restaurant. Please order ceviches, octopud as apetizers. Salmon, chaufa rice and sea food rissotto were amazing selection fornour dinner. Definately a... More 

2 Thank JorgeCR2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Divina is my favorite place in Costa Rica and one of the favorites o have been in the world. Owner is a great cooker (Marco Antonio) and all his staff is with him for a long time, very low attrition compared to service industry in Costa Rica :). I strongly recommend and tell I sent you there and they will... More 

1 Thank Rodrigo C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Love this place. The food is amazing, and the service is great. Prices are in line with what to expect for the zone, and in my opinion, the food is the best on Ave Escazu (I spend on average $30-50 for a dish with a drink and maybe a coffee).

1 Thank Steven K
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant all around. Amazing food, great service, great decor, cool location, good drinks! I've been here twice, once for business and once on a dinner date with my husband and both times had a great dinning experience.

Thank Alice B
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Congratulations to Karla, makes us feel so special and her recommendations where fabulous. Everything taste so great. Please try the Octopus DELICIOUS!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 40
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Escazu | Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2208 8899
We are a fine dining restaurant with exquisite unique food, excellent service and a cozy ambient. We have two separate rooms ideal for private events that can accommodate up to 30 people. In addition, we have an outside sitting area for a more informal dinning. We hope to see you soon!
For reservations o bigger groups (until 150 people) email us

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