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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 yesterday via mobile

We stopped here for a late night drink before going home. The place looks magnificent for it's size and location. Upon arrival, once the staff learned that we stopped for a drink only, their interest dropped. We ordered two cups of designer coffee. The cops...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The most beutiful and romantic setting, a small garden with a fountain in the middle, good lighting and very cozy atmosphere. This place is perfect for romantic dinners. Nothing here is less than perfect, the staff is super friendly and the food is AMAZING! It...More

Thank Melib2906
Reviewed 5 days ago

All in all the Restaurant at the Grano de Oro is nothing short of 5 star excellence. Nothing here will disappoint you.

Thank RunWithJim
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The service was alright. The setting was nice and grand, and quiet (intimate?). Definitely expensive for Costa Rican prices, but affordable by metro US standards (~$25usd for the most expensive dish). The presentation of food was very nice. But overall taste-wise, I found it to...More

Thank capsacin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here about 6 times and always enjoy the quality of food and excellent service. The food is pricey but worth it for a lovely treat!

Thank beenar0undl0ts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this place after having word of it from people staying in the hotel, and it was a very nice discovery. I was with a colleague, and we went for a seafood dinner which was pretty good, both in terms of freshness and...More

Thank EnzoCapone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place un San Jose, good good, excelent service and location. It's a Nice place forma bussines meeting. The parking is very convinient.

Thank MCL50
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a client for more than 15 years. From the quaint little garden patio with 4 or 5 tables, to the elegant and charming restaurant it is today. The food is excellent, but the ambiance is better, and combined with the efficient and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When it comes to host a very delicate business meal, whether is breakfast, lunch or dinner, this property is sure to be the perfect fit. Service, ambiance, decor, quality of food are flawless. Parking facilities are great and the location very convenient in the city...More

Thank Vikings228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place with excellent cuisine. The duck is the finest I've ever had in Costa Rica. ***** Go and visit! You won't be dissapointed.

Thank Ignacio_Trejos
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Questions & Answers
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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, 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
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