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La Divina Comida

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Avenida Escazu | Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2208 8899
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12:00 - 18:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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162 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

We expected to dine in a Peruvian restaurant, but it's much more Fusion than Latin-American/Peruvian. Could also be that the menu during the day offers more (Peruvian?) choices, but for dinner they only serve two optional set menus. Which both are very good: we had a very tasty carrot soup as well as grilled squids (the sauce had too much... More 

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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

The owner welcomed us and explained his background, which inspired the fusion of Spanish, Italian, and Peruvian dining at his restaurant. It was very apparent that his restaurant is a labor of love. Everything that touched our lips was delicious. Each part of our meals appeared and tasted like it was made fresh from high quality ingredients. The service was... More 

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San Diego, California
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

This restaurant is great , it has good service and the food taste excellent. I would definetely come back specially for that octopus and avocado salad is the best.

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Thank Arturo H
Escazu, Costa Rica
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

My family, friends, business associates and I have loved this restaurant ever since it opened several years ago at its old location. Now, in the heart of Avenida Escazú, the food is better than ever. We went two weeks ago at my son's request for his 18th birthday. We all enjoyed different ceviches and tiraditas - for me, the Ceviche... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

The service was excellent. The food taste and quality was regular. But the real problem was that the dinner did not sit well with my body. I can´t say this with 100% certainty, but I believe the lomito saltado was handled improperly, which caused me food poisoning. Not the best way to spend your days visiting Costa Rica. Look elsewhere.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

Friends and I went here before going to a movie and we enjoyed it, but it wasn't "divina." Between the three of us we got a chicken stir fry, beef stir fry, and tuna but none of them were outstanding, just somewhere between average and good. The prices weren't outrageous fortunately and they did have a nice beer selection so... More 

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San Jose
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Definitely one of the best restaurants in the area. Fusion style leads to some very unique dishes. Nice place to go for special occasions when you're not looking for the same old "casado".

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Kilmaurs, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

It was very close of our hotel. I loved the red, soft big napkins and the water glasses. Also big table. The restaurant wasn't busy because it was Monday lunchtime. Delicious Peruvian food. Amazing. Great service. I hope we can come back. Maria

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Winnipeg Canada
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402 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

We both had a layer salad to start. It was layered with vegetables and octopus Then I went on and had a great seafood soup. There were large piece of mussels, shrimp, squid and octopus. The wine was Crane Lake Pinot Giorgio (8861 Costa Rica). We also had Chocolate Bananas Bread pudding which was moisture and flavourful. The bill came... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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196 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

İ have tried everything in Costa Rica and finally found it: this the one. İ had believe it or not, four dishes before desert. Also tasted four other dishes of my friends. Just excellent without exception. İ will come back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Escazu | Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2208 8899
Description
We are a fine dining restaurant with exquisite unique food, excellent service and a cozy ambient. We have two separate rooms ideal for private events that can accommodate up to 30 people. In addition, we have an outside sitting area for a more informal dinning. We hope to see you soon!
For reservations o bigger groups (until 150 people) email us

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