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Restaurante L'ile de France

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Avenida Escazu, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2289 7533
10:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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San Jose
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Want a taste of a different cuisine come here and enjoy a taste of France. Food and wines are really good. The ambiance is nice but can get noisy making conversation tough. If you ask they serve chili-guaros!

Thank Gdo_Castillo
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Over the years we have been there 20+ times. In the last year at least 5x (as late as 2 days ago). Going there again on 12/23. It is consistently excellent, superior service and ambience. It never disappoints

Thank Philip M
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Set in a very modern upscale shopping area it has ample seating in and outside. The food was excellent in fact better than expected as it was more French than I had imagined being in the heart of central america. A creamy mushroom starter followed by a veal stew was more than enough and there was a wine on offer... More 

Thank Neil S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went here for our anniversary and the staff really did they're best to make it special. Amazing food and great service. Special thanks to our waiter Marco who made our evening especially nice. I won't say what it is but we received a special gratuity for out anniversary and we were very pleased.

Thank Alex M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Went there for a romantic dinner (anniversary) and was not dissapointed. The atmosphere was nice, dimly lit and cozy. The service was very good, the waiter was friendly. The food was delicious; we ordered filet mignon, mushroom carpaccio and and fish, all which where cooked well and had lots of flavour. At the end we where very full so we... More 

Thank Tatingf
Province of Heredia, Costa Rica
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I am not sure how many times I have been to L'ile de France but I can say that this is an amazing restaurant. The service is very fast, friendly and helpful. Also, the it has an awesome decoration. I would say this is a perfect option for going out at night. The meals are amazing here, all the seafood... More 

Thank Jose Angel C
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Service was slow and the taste of the food wasn't great It was a disappointing and expensive experience

Thank Cynthia A
Gabriel S, Gerente at Restaurante L'ile de France, responded to this review

Dear, first of all want to thank you take time to write a review about our restaurant. I also take to ask if you can expand the problems he had with the service and disgust with food. I would also like to invite another opportunity to change that perception restaurant and really comprehensive experience that we try to convey is... More 

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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Went here last night with my husband for his birthday. The service was great, we got seated, even without a reservation, and the food was good... but not great. The beef bourgignon was better than my chateubriand which was a lot tougher than I would have expected... not as tender as that type meat should be. Moules frites were good... More 

Thank Alice B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Good french Braserie. Prices are quite high. The chateaubriand, the modules and the pate are quite good. Good selection of wines.

Thank Manuel S
San Jose
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

To be honest it is not one of the best French restaurants in Costa Rica. I ordered the beef bourguignon and it was good but not spectacular and definitely it;s not worth the price. You can have a better experience at Le Chandelier or at Grano de Oro

Thank rua17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Escazu, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2289 7533

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?