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La Flor de Loto

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Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2232 4652
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended the place as great and it was but the price was just too high for what it is; Chinese food. I paid 20 dollars for a one person meal that included fried rice, egg rolls and a soda.

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Thank Robert L
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We dined here several times. Very varied menu, typical asian/Chinese food. They catered to my wish for simply broth with greens on one day not on the menu, so thumbs up for that. Bit pricey but next to several hotels so understandable. Very good service. They do take away.

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Thank Anne L
Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were a group of 14, seated at 2 round tables pushed together. We had reserved well in advance. Some of the place settings did not have room for a chair. Only the one table were given menus. They have 3 different menus, our table only got the small lunch specials version, after having to ask. A waiter brought 3... More 

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Thank linstev44
San Jose, Costa Rica
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I go to this restaurant very often. They are open on Sundays night, that´s why I visited them often. The service is average, the food is good and it has parking in front. Nothing to live and get die.

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Thank William R
San Jose, Costa Rica
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

This is not the original chinese food as you find in China, but it is the best costarrican version of the chinese food. The cantonese rice is the best there is, as well as the breaded chicken with vegetables in salsa de ostión, pollo agridulce, egg rolls, beef with broccoli, fried wantan, etc. (those are some of my favorite dishes).... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Was there 3 times and everything was well done. Food is delicious and the service is very good. I recommend it highly...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for the past 22 years. I have tried many chinese restaurants and this still offers the best fried rice and tofu soup. I must say, it can be a hit or miss on the service. I avoid lunchtime because it gets packed and service is not at its best. I always try to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been here for as long as I can remember. They have never failed to please. We had wonderful combo meal for families. We had a group of 11 and they didn't even bat an eye in taking care of us. Try the crispy rice.

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Thank Jose A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

The best chinesseThe best Chinese food in San Jose. In addition, it is not expensive. It is advisable to make a reservation, especially on Sundays at lunch. For a group family dishes are an excellent choice.

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Thank Gerardo E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

I tried to post a comment two days ago about an experience I had at this restaurant and then I got an email from the trip advisor telling me that my comment wasn't good enough for this site. My intention it's only to reflect a real fact. My experience at this restaurant was completely awful and I think it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2232 4652

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