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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 22:00All 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 2 days ago

We had been told that eating at the restaurant in the Grano de Oro hotel was reason enough to stay at the hotel and they were oh, so right! We would have given it more than 5 stars if we could, and we would have...More

1  Thank divegirlelaine
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have stayed at the Hotel Grano de Oro the past two trips we had to Costa Rica, this restaurant is one of the reasons we go back! The service is as good as it gets and the food is simply delicious. The old school...More

Thank ERIC J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very good food, high quality, great service. It can be so simple and good, you can not say more. Thank you very much

Thank Jerah17
Reviewed 1 week ago

For over 21 years I have eaten at this restaurant when I am in San José. I can order with confidence anything on the menu. And I remember their deserts long afterwards. I can always count on the very best service, food and atmosphere. I...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lets get on thing straight, the restaurant is gorgeous. It is a fine dining restaurant and the staff, for the most part, are exceptionally professional. Thats probably why we were shocked by the reaction that we received to our simple request to increase the air...More

Thank Luke A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to meet friends here for lunch. All of the cab drivers know this place so it is easy to get to. The food, drinks and deserts are always excellent. I like their fresh fish but there are also nice choices for vegetarians or...More

Thank Fernando H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent in every aspect. Ambience, service, decoration. Its part of the Grano de Oro Hotel. A Victorian house. It's an incredible place, very cozy, super well located. Great outdoor patio as well. Highly recommended. Fine dining, relaxed, and beautiful food and decoration.

Thank gioconda2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are into fine dinning this is a must. The building was renovated a couple of years ago and just when you thought it couldn't get better they hit it out of he park. Anything off the menus is a hit so jo need...More

Thank Gerardo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant. Great pricing for breakfast, a little pricey for dinner, but good portions. The restaurant is in a hotel but in the original part of the hotel in an old house. We had 3 breakfasts here (including during Costa Rica's Mother's Day on 15...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and elegant setting in an old San Jose house. Also has an hotel in the premises. Good for formal lunch or dinner. Good taste in the dishes we had. Good service. Reasonable prices given the setting.

Thank Am M
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17 May 2017|
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Response from Evelyn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have the menu on their website.
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
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
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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