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Chez Christophe French Bakery and Bistro

Across The Street Centro Commercial Paco, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
+506 2228 2512
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“macaroons” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Across The Street Centro Commercial Paco, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to eat something different for breakfast than a “Gallo pinto and eggs” that is the Costa Rican typical breakfast or simply if you want to go for a coffee/hot chocolate and delicious desserts you must go to Chez Christophe! I can tell...More

Thank Jorge M
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Nothing like Sunday breakfast with the delicious and rich French toast with fruits, there are several other options, but Sunday is French toast day and there is nothing like it, made with brioche. Yummmy!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I often try to go there but it's so crowed I could not even park. Finally I made it and ordered an omelette, wow. I lived in Paris, and this was an authentic French omelette, delicious and moist, rich and fluffy, nothing like you get...More

Thank Papillonmw
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went to Chez Christophe for the second and last time this morning.Once again i ordered the Eggs Benedict( Florentine this time). Once again out came two small, overcooked eggs(even though i had reminded the waiter to request soft eggs), sitting on nothing that resembled a...More

Thank rightguy
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

French informal cafe with very good patisseries and "petits dejeuners". Well located place in an upscale suburb in San Jose (Escazu). Managed by a nice French couple. Rustic tables and chairs yet a classy environment. The price leans a little bit on the expensive side...More

Thank castroalbertou
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The restaurant itself is nothing to write home about, but the food is delicious and very well presented. Servers are very courteous and the attention prompt. Great for lunch, will have to visit soon for breakfast or brunch because the menu was very inviting. Mid-range...More

Thank Mariana O
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Had coffee with some friends and we all ordered different desserts. They were all great. My favorite is the mil hijas. It's a must try

Thank Carolina T
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Chef Christophe brought some French flavour to Escazu! Petit four, little cakes and lots of other French flavours are here. But not only sweets, hearty meals like croque monsieur, croissants or even a slice of perfectly cooked meat is on the menu. Have a look...More

Thank ocotal2016
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The place is very regular, they need a bigger parking lot and even a bigger place! It is that good, that most of the time is almost full of people! The coffee, in my opinion was good, but not impressive. But all the desserts, breads...More

1  Thank Fercrz
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Although the place was packed, we were seated promptly and with a smile. Very good service and very good food. Will return.

1  Thank CobaltConnection
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Across The Street Centro Commercial Paco, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Rafael de Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 2512
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