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Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2257 6616
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“antipasti” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
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Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has all the components of a great restaurant: quiet location, historic building, interesting menu and attentive staff. However, it is only average in every aspect. Everything: decor, food, attention, service could be better.

Thank fjchaves
Reviewed 16 January 2018

located a bit out of the city center, this is a quiet place. there is no Italien in the kitchen or among the waiters, and neither is the owner. but the food is Italian at its best. we enjoyed the pulpo (in two different versions),...More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Wow. What an experience! Gorgeous attentive wait staff, move chairs, pour drinks and ensure everything is perfect. The food was well priced considering the tourist towns we had visited in Costa Rica. This place is five star service and high quality food. The finale was...More

Thank jetteoksis
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great little Italian restaurant. Should be famous for their octopus dishes! Looks upscale but prices are ultra cheap for the quality and service you receive. I will go there often!

Thank JackHide
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Lots of charm ,located in a romantic old house. Convenient to central San Jose. Not the cheapest restaurant but a good value

Thank Javaman126
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Not a typical restaurant you would necessarily find. It is a delicious Italian restaurant. The rib eye steak was huge! It came mashed potatoes and vegetables. Considering the enormous steak, the potato portion was quite small. The risotto with shrimp and vodka was delicious with...More

1  Thank rainiershadow
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Exceptional pasta dishes. Large, fresh salads. Prompt, professional service with friendly wait staff.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great lunch , Great service , great price / value , highly recomend the pasta altough my wife ordered a salad of peras y nueces

Thank roberto g
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The pizza here was the best we have ever had! it was large enough to last for 2 days and it tasted just as good the second day. We were here with a group of 14 people and everyone's food was cooked and presented to...More

1  Thank Ann A
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I decided to treat my girlfriend with a romantic dinner. Looked up here and found this place. It is a very nice restaurant cozy and in a very nice neighborhood. We had a salmon prosciutto por entree. I had risotto limoncello which was very good...More

Thank MaxAres
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9 May 2015|
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Response from eakj45 | Reviewed this property |
I've dined there half a dozen times and never needed a reservation, however, if you are going at a peak time, it might be a good idea. I've always had my server call a cab - no problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2257 6616
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