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“Wonderful Meal!”

Restaurante Grano de Oro
Ranked #7 of 832 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 25 - US$ 100
Cuisines: Costa Rican, International
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We spent New Year's Eve (and night 2 of our Honeymoon) at this restaurant. And we loved it! The food was splendid and the service was really unmatched based on our experience in the country. Try the Tico Sour...very tasty libation!

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Reviewed 26 January 2016

This dining destination has it all. History, Ambience, Service, and Great Food. This still remains one of Costa Rica's best restaurants. While it has great service you never feel uncomfortable and are able to relax and enjoy

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Reviewed 26 January 2016

The setting for our meal in the internal courtyard was beautiful, the stained glass mural windows, fountain and greenery added a warmth to the courtyard. The service was attentive without being overpowering, we were not rushed out with our check when dessert was declined but had to request the bill when we were ready. The food was amazing with flavours that enhanced the dishes. Both the Gorgonzola salad and the duck carpaccio salad were excellent, mains of duck, beef, and sea bass with king prawns were all well presented and scrumptious. The wine list is extensive with very good wines at all price points and as well there is an extensive cocktail list with as well many non-alcohol choices. I would definitely return to sample other menu items next time I am in Costa Rica

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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Locals and visitors in the know gravitate to this excellent venue. The atmosphere is unparalleled in the area. Excellent food AND services. You won't be disappointed.

Thank PDemessianos
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

One of the best meals I've had in Costa Rica.

Scallop appetizer with chablis beurre blanc, beef tenderloin with onion marmalade and red wine + bone marrow reduction, pork tenderloin with mango chutney and tamarind sauce, chocolate cake and creme brulee.

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Thank Tara A
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