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Olio Pub y Restaurante

) #303 of 572 Restaurants in San Jose ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Barrio Escalante 400 mts al este de la antigua aduana paralelo a la linea del tren. | San Jose, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
+506 2281 0541
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good55%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
26 Jan 2017
“Extraordinary with train outside the door!”
13 Sep 2016
“Nice affordable on a trendy area”
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11:30 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Italian, Bar, Pub, Fusion
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Barrio Escalante 400 mts al este de la antigua aduana paralelo a la linea del tren. | San Jose, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This is in the "must visit" bar area in town. The area is clean, there is money here and the bars reflect that. I can absolutely recommend the Maracuya Mojito. It's unbelievably good! Maracuya is like a passion fruit but slightly different. The food here...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I hate to eat at places that charge an absolute fortune for really bad food, hence to say I would not eat here again or recommend it. The place is quirky and has a lot of potential but the food is not even passable in...More

Thank travelmaniac07
Reviewed 13 September 2016

In general the place is nicely decorated, in a good location in San Jose. The food is good mostly mediterranian spanish with a touch of grek, prices are affordable for the size they have a good sample on tapas but also plates. Do not spect...More

Thank Marta P
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Came in for an early dinner. Sat at the bar and had a few beers. Service was excellent by Gustavo & Kenneth. Food is Mediterranean. Had chicken suovlaki. Prepared to perfection. Atmosphere is very pleasant. Good place to dine and spend a little time in...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Our hotel owner in san jose recommended this restaurant to us. It is located in the famous escalante area of san jose. I had the "pollo a la pruna" and it was delicious. the place is bigger than it seems from outside and it had...More

Thank ivanmv1
Reviewed 11 September 2015

The restaurant scene in and around Barrio Escalante is probably the most interesting in San José proper including this place. Adjacent to the commuter rail tracks which give the restaurant a different feel, Olio is intimate, comfortable, and interesting. The menu consists of several pages...More

Thank jackietrehorn
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I went there with my wife and doughter after a Play, saturday night, and we found a nice relaxing eviroment, nice music, very good food, Mi wife love their Sangria, we'll be back for sure!

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I been in Olio before food still great, but service (waiters) is loosing grip, waiter did not even greet, place menu on the table while talking to other waiter, menu upside down. But they still get there 10% service tax. I will come back but...More

Thank yatama
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Nice Restaurant with intimate layout..lots of nooks and quiet conversation spots. Great location in an older area of San Jose (lots of cool homes in the Escalante Area.) My Service was spot on, with our waiter ever within sight of a raised eyebrow. Nice selection...More

Thank OsaJohn
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for lunch and it was so cool because they offer a executive menu with a reasonable price but the most important Thing...the taste and quality was right. I tried one more time for dinner to check if the quality is the...More

Thank greivin s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 11:45
11:30 - 00:30
17:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Escalante 400 mts al este de la antigua aduana paralelo a la linea del tren. | San Jose, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2281 0541
  • E-mail
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