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El Bar del Patio

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Latin, ,
Avenida Central between 7 & 9 | Central Avenue, between 7th & 9th street, San Jose 3344-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2222 5022
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Latin, Bar, Central American, International, South American, Costa Rican
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Avenida Central between 7 & 9 | Central Avenue, between 7th & 9th street, San Jose 3344-1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic evening here with live music, World Cup soccer games, Pura Vida cocktails, delicious food & superb service by Donny Alvarez!

Thank TravellingFamilyFoys
Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean place with pleasant staff. When in Costa Rica eat nachos, even if it is for the 5th time in arow dont order the veggie wraps.

Thank Finallyfree
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

this place was great. last night after dinner my wife and i went for a beer here. the bar tender was very friendly and the service was excellent. the atmosphere is basic, but the beers were cold. tap beer.

Thank Terrence S
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This place is a total trainwreck in every possible way. In all my travels this has been the(!) worst location I've stumbled upon so far and the first(!) I bothered to write a few lines to prevent others from doing the same mistake I did....More

Thank Zak R
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This restaurant is directly opposite the Hotel Presidente and has a good variety of food. On arrival at a new hotel, I always eat in the hotel's restaurant as I don't want the hassle of trying to find somewhere to eat. If I had been...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We ate lunch at the restaurant and enjoyed the specials menu which included a reasonably priced beer or glass of wine at a nominal charge. The food was prepared promptly and the restaurant was pretty busy. Because of the service and good food we chose...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Our first morning exploring downtown San Jose and we were craving a Traditional North American Breakfast. The food was really good and the service was good. The fresh fruit on the pancakes was the highlight.

Thank DStanger
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Good food, staff, view of street, reasonable prices, opens at 7 for grat coffee and breakfast. Would visit again.

Thank dr552017
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The food here was a little bit more pricey than you would find in a lot of other restaurants in San Jose but that’s to be expected of a hotel. That being said, the food was good and the staff was very nice and helpful,...More

Thank Ezekiel T
Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for posting your review. Glad you enjoyed your experience at our bar. We hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 5 November 2017

We went for drinks...pina colada is pricy and not the best but a very friendly staff and nice to watch the streetview..we heard nice live music from the restaurant.

Thank Saskia V
Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience. Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you soon. Best regards, Alessandra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Bar, Central American, International, South American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Central between 7 & 9 | Central Avenue, between 7th & 9th street, San Jose 3344-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 5022
  • E-mail
Located on the second floor, “El Bar del Patio” is an ideal place to meet with friends and colleagues after a long day of work or after full day of sightseeing. Here you can enjoy live music, watch sport events, try tasty finger food and drink an ample variety of refreshing cocktails and drinks.Every Wednesday and Friday evening from 7:30pm to 9:30pm you can listen to live music from both nations
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