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Restaurante & Lounge Carpediem - CLOSED

75m sur del Cruce San Rafael de Escazu | Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2228 4511
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
15 Feb 2013
1 Oct 2012
“Best Italian Food in Costa Rica, perfect service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
75m sur del Cruce San Rafael de Escazu | Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 September 2011

Cerutti is a small, intimate restaurant located in a beautiful old, historic building. The food and service were excellent. Wait staff were attentive and helpful.

1  Thank pattib22
Reviewed 8 July 2011

Charming, wonderful meal with professional high level service.

Thank Laura54258
Reviewed 6 March 2011

Beware! This restaurant is very pricey, however, the atmosphere, service and flavors almost make up for it! I went with a friend, and we had the rabbit and snails (1 dish) and the pumpkin ravioli with shrimp. The flavor and sauce combination were amazing. Very...More

Thank Alexa130
Reviewed 19 July 2009

Cerrutti has been a wondrous treat on my many extended stays in Costa Rica. I don't go there often: it's too expensive (especially by Costa Rican standards) to be anything other than a rare luxury, but it is wonderful. I small (12 tables) nicely decorated...More

1  Thank Terribleman
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75m sur del Cruce San Rafael de Escazu | Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 4511
  • E-mail
Carpe Diem Restaurant & Lounge, is located in one of the most exclusive areas of the country. The structure that houses it was declared architectural heritage and has been renovated to provide its clientele with a contemporary and elegant ambience.A European concept, innovative in Costa Rica, allows the enjoyment of different environments, within the same place.Its executive chef’s vision resulted in the establishment of the restaurant, in January 2012. A native of the Puglia region, Nicola Papangelo offers a traditional Italian cuisine revisited with a modern touch. The most exclusive ingredients are carefully chosen and imported from his homeland, to create art on your plate. Wine is part of his passion, so the offer is vast and can be enjoyed by the glass.Adjacent to the restaurant, sits a VIP Lounge Area exclusively designed for mingling and relaxing with friends. Sharing a good glass of wine or something from the vast selection of available dishes are sure to enhance the experience.Be sure to sample our “stuzzicheria” which includes a wide selection of small appetizers created to stimulate your appetite.
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