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Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
+506 2255 3322
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent food. Amuse bouche. Well prepared and presented. Attentive staff. Would recommend Nice old fashioned setting. Pretty courtyard for nicer evenings

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Vancouver, Canada
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are here with 2 adults and 2 toddlers. Excellent decor, food, service,...located in a great hotel. Must not be missed.

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Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is located near the paseo colon. Parking might proof to be difficult, so be patient. The restaurant is an old, but nicely renovated villa. Service was friendly and efficient. I had a piece of meat, which was very well done. Prices overall on the higher end. Great selection of wine. Lived played music and dimm lightning made the... More 

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wales
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here while staying at the hotel. The restaurant is very attractive with an open area in the centre and seating spread around. Service was efficient and helpful, the menu was very intersting, all dishes were great especially the macadamia encrusted seabass. Definately a great option for dining in San Jose

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Milano
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts in this restaurant since I was staying at the hotel. The restaurant is pricey, the food quality was ok but not stellar. Salad was not very fresh, the granola at breakfast was old. Service was perfect and ambience was great. I'd raher chose more simple dishes and less ingredients but I am italian and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Faultless dinner with excellent service. The menu was varied and innovative choices. Bonus of serving craft beer from Costa Rica.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had both good nad bad food experiences here at dinner and breakfast. My tip is order as soon as they bring the water around or you may wait a while. Good wine list nad cocktails. Duck was go to dish for dinner, pico for breakfast. Cocktails are great.

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Santa Monica, California
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125 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is truly a hidden gem in San Jose. The hotel is so old beautiful. The architecture is breathtaking. The food was delicious. The servers were a little slow but not a big deal.

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Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best dining experiences in San Jose. Traditional and elegant in both its decor and its cuisine. The table setting is very attractive. Food is beautifully prepared local dishes and international classics with a Costa Rican twist. The rabbit and Scallop with foe gras had super amazing flavor.

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Santa Ana, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here the last night of our stay in San Jose. The restaurant was elegant and formal without being stuffy. From the complimentary amuse bouche to dessert, everything was delicious. My husband had the chateaubriand with 3 sauces and I had the lamb shank. Both were very tender, moist and well seasoned. We shared a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Cuisine
French, Latin, European, Costa Rican, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?