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Restaurante Grano de Oro

Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
+506 2255 3322
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Latin, European, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were able to dine here one evening and the food was exceptional. Service was top-notch and very friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank O1638GBstevenh
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walking through the modern entrance and into the foyer is a step back to a different time. With beautiful wood and open air spaces you fell wrapped in comfort from the beginning. For the past 5 years I have enjoyed many wonderful meals here. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RobertoB2112
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little concerned looking at the menu because it seemed unduly fussy/pretentious. But I was wrong: the service was excellent (efficient and nice but not intrusive) as was the food. We had a lovely dinner and a great breakfast the next day. And...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NY_realist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel and are usually skeptical about hotel run restaurants, but we were pleasantly surprised.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bajagirl310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is quite interesting, but pricey and service was average. The setting in an old colonial house is very nice (probably the only nice thing about the restaurant)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank miautourdumonde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most tastefully decorated restaurants I have been to in CR. The menu looked inviting but the food was average at best. I spent half my meal trying to get the waiters attention despite the fact that they were nearly empty....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Caro L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant with great ambiance. Beautiful location, amazing staff. Food was unbelievable and the drinks are plentiful and very tasty. Overall a great experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ElPiley
Reviewed 10 December 2018

All the things that are necessary to make a great and memorable restaurant are here: 1) Beautiful setting and decoration in a great location. 2) Excellent food. All the dishes we try were perfect. 3) Great selection of wines and liquors. 4) Excellent service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Federico M
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Great food and service. Kids friendly and gluten friendly. Special as well with the elders. Cozy place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lauracuna
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Great place, excellent place to share a dinner with with or family. Great service, you hace to visit it

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 595dayanac
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15 March 2018|
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Response from EdyBrunner | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on Sundays best is to make reservations before going to the place. Prices are in cólones and dollars. It’s worth it the place and food are very nice!!
13 December 2017|
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Response from 589fernandoh | Reviewed this property |
Costa Rica is a very informal place. He will not need a jacket but I would not go there in shorts during dinner. But otherwise no one will bother you if you wear jeans or other informal wear.
17 May 2017|
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Response from Evelyn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have the menu on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 3322
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Restaurant Grano de Oro merges Costa Rican tropical with European cuisine under the expertise of our French chef Francis Canal. Once a simple cafe, this restaurant has evolved into one of San Jose’s finest dining establishments, frequented by locals and tourists alike.Specialty cocktails, classically presented dishes and delicious desserts are served in the charming ambiance of a magnificent period home with an elegant inner courtyard. The bilingual wait staff provides professional and friendly service. Service is offered throughout the day from 7 am to 10 pm. Restaurant, patio and bar are non-smoking
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