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Alma De Amon

Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
+506 2222 3232
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“churros” (8 reviews)
“ceviche” (16 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Peruvian, Bar, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options
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Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Went there a couple of times during our stay in San Jose. Excellent food, try the salmon in Seefood sauce, amazing. Also went there for the Pigroast on Independence day, excellent. Peter was a great host. Close to Holiday Inn Aurola (5 min. walk)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Win T
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This place is very pretty and open so it feels as a terrace kind of restaurant with stylish paintings and pictures. It has some Cuban dishes on the menu so they put meat even on the tostones. I had some yucas and tostones but they...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Zaida U
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We love this place! Perfect location that’s mellow and open with a relaxed, breezy feel. Amazing food that’s more than reasonably priced. Their salmon dish is my wife’s new favorite thing! The ceviche mixto with crema de coco is to die for. Do not wait,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Food is ok, prices are ok too, the service average, so if you feel to visit them, do not expect to much. My experience was nothing special at all.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank josh c
Reviewed 22 May 2018

If you are seeking for a nice venue with good food this is the one. The food is good, not great, but the place is nice so it makes it up. The yucas weren't that amazing but the rest wa great. Amazing service. On the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank coquigarciar
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Alma in English means the "soul" and this was very evident upon entering this restaurant, in Barrio de Amon, in San Jose, Costa Rica. One could feel the "soul " of the restaurant, which showed in the friendliness of the staff and the welcome greetings,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lady Clifton S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A great experience, exquisite taste of food!!! The staff is so kind!! I would definitely repeat on another trip to San Jose CR.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CciM1
Reviewed 8 May 2018

From the moment you go in, the decor transports you to a happy place, filled with colors and laughter and a wonderful ambiance. Prices are good and it's a must stop for me when my friends from out of the country visit San José.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Andy R
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I have been to Peru, this place has some of the most delicious peruvian plates I have tried out side NY or Peru. Ceviche is delicious as are every plate I have tried. Place looks cool too, I took a date here she loved it...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jeff8875
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

On arrival we were warmly welcomed, seated and given menus. We ordered a glass of wine and a beer. My wine was a generous measure but the glass was dirty. I tried the malbec and merlot during the evening, and both were decent. To eat...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SCSLondon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Mexican, Latin, Peruvian, Bar, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 3232
Alma de Amon is a restaurant specializing in Latino Soul Food. The menu is comprised of dishes from all over the region along with craft cocktails inspired by classic Latino cocktails and local artisanal ingredients.
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