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La Terrasse Cuisine Francaise

Avenida 9, Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 20102, Costa Rica
+506 8939 8470
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (10 reviews)
“pate” (9 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida 9, Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 20102, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous, warm and magical; a place where you want to stay longer enjoying every posible dish. We love it!

Thank GChan27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I invited two other couples to help us celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary at La Terrasse. Our friends couldn't believe that the restaurant existed. It is small: about 6 tables. The owners are a couple . She is the shy chef and...More

1  Thank jcabezas2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Service and ambience were very special. The fixed menu offered two interesting alternatives, although portions were a bit small for the price paid (french cuisine to the core).

1  Thank mia882015
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a magical environment with perfect attention and delicious food... the chef is amazing.

1  Thank Franklin M
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I just came back from a wonderful dinning experience a L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon at 5 Rue Montanlember in Paris and now found this authentic "pettit french restaurant, Le Terrasses in San Jose de Costa Rica was a gift from God. My experience was "trés...More

Thank Alvort67
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

WoW! What a fabulous experience - from the moment we were seated in a little private alcove to the final farewell by the owners/chef - the entire evening was a feast for the senses. We felt like royalty from beginning to end. And that's how...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The most delicious thai salmon !!!!! The restaurant does not attract from the outside but the service is excellent!

Thank hetnel
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived rather early for our 7pm reservation but were shown to our table with a warm welcome. After choosing a nice bottle of French wine the pate and pear and Stilton starters were delivered, both of which were excellent. The lamb shank and also...More

2  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Patricia and Gerald will give you the ultimate french dining experience. This is the closest thing to visiting someone you love and having them cook for you while in the middle of a friendly conversation... Loved it, will definitely be back soon.

1  Thank allanrojas
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We love everything about this place: the unique setup, the atmosphere, the food and especially the service. Felt as if we were invited into the Chef's own home

1  Thank ladybmw
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Gacho | Reviewed this property |
they serve dinner only and I believe that you must reserve in advance. expect to pay upwards of $100 per couple, if you will include a bit of wine. it is worth reiterating that what you end up paying is well below what you... More
Joia M
13 July 2017|
Response from TamaraLecusay | Reviewed this property |
You may contact them directly, it is a small business served by its owners, so they may please you in that request. I think they will.
Matthew J
16 March 2017|
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Response from Laterrasse L | Property representative |
Dear Sir, On March 21, I celebrate an international French event "GOOD FRANCE3" in my restaurant with a Gastronomic Menu that I will like a pleasure to present. You invite to consult my web page for any information of this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 55
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 9, Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 20102, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 8939 8470
  • E-mail
The restaurant La Terrasse French Cuisine is a concept of table d'hôtes of 12 covers. A private and personalized restaurant that offers you a unique experience to share with generosity the French gastronomy. An elegant place, chic ventage and romantic. The conviviality in the restaurant La Terrasse constitutes a tradition. The chef Patricia Richer receives you in a house of 1925 from Tuesday to Saturday with reservation and will have the pleasure to share with her clients a creative and contemporary French cuisine realized around organic products and the season.
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