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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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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 2 days ago

A wonderful restaurant with a great wine selection, fabulous romantic dinner. The service was excellent and the food outstanding!

Thank sylviamegret
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Grano de Oro hotel restaurant is located in the center of this very high quality hotel 9see my review). It has both an open space in the middle, and other tables inside. The restaurant has indeed its own character, beautifully decorated and excellent seating....More

Thank Tamir_Caspi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is incredible and the whole concept is phenomenal.. I went with friends to celebrate and eat breakfast.. it was great but I think the prices are TOO high for what you get, and the waiter that serviced us was rude sometimes.. besides that,...More

Thank jochava
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel and ate two dinners at the restaurant. The staff was attentive and the decor elegant. The food was not only delicious but also presented in a beautiful and unusual way.

Thank Christiane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Around the corner from our hotel the park inn. As a couple we shared the delicious red snapper and appetizer was avocado and shrimp. I had a great microbrew beer and she had a very good savignon blanc. Desert was a very good amaretto tort....More

Thank Tom51960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend enough. Wait staff was knowledgeable, attentive and patient with non-Spanish guests. Exceptional wine list and all very reasonably priced. We decided to "just eat at the hotel" after a long day. Just goes to prove accidents do happen. Turned out to be one...More

Thank Jay D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place is beautiful and serve a very good food, I really recomended. I had like three activities with friends and we loved.

Thank claudiash1
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, beautiful food! It is a must when in San Jose. The tartar was exquisite, the rillettes outstanding and the pasta dishes memorable! Huge wine list to chose from, knowledgeable waiters ready to help in a classy old fashioned way. Highly recommended.

Thank dianamna
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Had both a dinner and a breakfast as we passed through San Jose. The setting is stunning on a clear night: a shaded patio with large umbrellas and comfy chairs. The decor is quite upscale, though the service felt like it had a bit further...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Excell3nt food and service. The place is elegang and the food haute-cuisine internacional y costarricense ;-)

Thank LUIS A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What time is your mid-afternoon lunch menu? do you have menu on a website?
17 May 2017|
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Response from Evelyn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have the menu on their website.
Can I get a reservation for 2 for dinner at 6:00 PM May 24, 2017 for our anniversary? We will be staying at the hotel and will check in on May 24. And do men need to wear pants in the dinning room for dinner or can they wear dress shorts?…thanks, Gail and Milton Pacheco
27 March 2017|
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Response from CiroGDO | Property representative |
Good morning! Please contact our reception directly to make your reservation. For our hotel guests we don't have an official dress code but recommend business casual as that is how most of the locals dress when they come to... More
Hours for lunch
6 June 2016|
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Response from Kenneth H | Reviewed this property |
I asked them about this when I had breakfast today. They have 2 lunch menus. The first starts at 11AM. Then at 2:30 they switch to a "mid afternoon" menu. They use that until 3 or 4 PM.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
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