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Restaurant La Bastille

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, French
Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2255 4994
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pate” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Swiss, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Might not look too flashy from the outside, but this place really is worth the visit. Wine was good and went really well with the rest of the flavors on the menu. I loved the fresh eal and trout. Mushroom and grape soup was really...More

Thank Zoë T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had pasta and seafood for lunch today and it was good. The chef Thomy was rather entertaining. The only drawback is limited seating, so keep your dinner party small 4-6 pax.

Thank 215tracey
Reviewed 7 March 2017

small intimate place where the chef, owner, host gives you attention, makes good recommendations and serves one of the best meals I've ever had. I would strongly recommend making a visit to this restaurant. Try the Pate. It was delicious! And the pork tenderloin.

1  Thank eurasia010
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great attention and suggestions. Two waitresses and owner/chef have great service. Small place with daily specials. We had a nice dinner together a group of ten.

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Very difficult to find a better restaurant in San Jose, food, attention, wines and price make this place exceptional !!!!

Thank Apano31
Reviewed 1 December 2016

conveniently locaed in the heart of downtown San Jose. quite, nice atmosphere, nice staff, bilingual, and good french food.

Thank xiomara c
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner primarily as it is close to the Tica bus station but we were also curious from positive TA reviews. They are all right: the food is extraordinary in quality and preparation. No wonder as the owner worked a long time...More

Thank Fronson
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

French Cuisine does not come available in quantities in San José, Costa Rica. It is actually quite scarce as it is and not all who advertise as French are actually what you expect. They are mostly some kind of fusion. This place is different and...More

1  Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Tommy is hilarious, and the food is to savor. Eclectic joint. Cabbies have trouble finding it. But I guarantee, you will find it worth the effort. Tuesday night, not crowded. Tommy had to interrupt his dice game... 😋

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Tommy greets you at the door, makes sure your comfortable at your table and cooks great food. He has suggestions that he has made that day or a menu, which I haven't seen as I go with Tommy's suggestions. Nice atmosphere with good music in...More

Thank AdrianPostles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 4994
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