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Centro Comercial El Pueblo, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2233 2309
11:30 - 22:30
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burbank, ca
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295 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Our tour group ended its first day with a welcome dinner at this restaurant. I started with a wonderful carrot soup, followed with a perfectly cooked steak. My wife went with the fish, a little dry but tasty. There was the CR staple of rice and beans (gallo pinto), good cooked banana, and a delicious flan. The local beer also... More 

Thank foodhoundBurbank_Ca
Medellín, Colombia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Great service and good food. I ordered the Lomo and was great. Also the ny steak was very good. Big size portions.

Thank danyarbelaez
Escazú, Costa Rica
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Lukas at El Pueblo Centro Comercial was a good place to enjoy a wonderful meal, but my last visit this week was highly disappointing!!! I ordered Meat fajitas and what it used to be an extremely tasty dish turned out to be dull and worse than tasteless: extremely salty! The fajitas were overcooked, the guacamole tasted like recicled green slime.... More 

Thank Ticoviajero_11
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Lukas is one of the best restaurants for Costarican food in San Jose. I had a grill lobster and my wife order a steak both were great. The quality of the food is very high for the money that was charge. Not a bargaing but definitly very reassonble prices. The Restaurant have a very costarican flare. Good Service Good Food... More 

1 Thank TrotamundoIsabela
Staines, United Kingdom
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670 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,735 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013

The food was very good as was the service with attentive staff who took time to explain the menu and make cocktails not on the menu. Quite a way from the main centre and many of the hotels. Set around great little courtyard which should be a great artesan centre but everything was closed. One of the best fried plantains... More 

1 Thank SurreyGirl27
Naples, Florida, United States
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Lukas is a unique Costa Rican Restaurants 5 minutes from downtown San Jose. They specialize in various meats with Costa Rican side dishes and International cuisine. The most tender steak I have ever eaten! Large portions and always tasty. Ideal for families and couples. Children's menu available. Reasonable prices and Service is excellent! Shops, galleries, bar, etc. within Lukas location... More 

2 Thank Marsha T
San Jose
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2012

Lukas is a steakhouse located in a commercial center called "El Pueblo". I was accompanied by two people. we had made a reservation and were given a nice table. The service is stellar. We ordered some patacones (mashed plantain served with refried beans) and they were outstanding. My two friends ordered steaks which were cooked as they requested. I was... More 

Thank southernbelle1970
San Jose, Costa Rica
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2012

Probably not the best place for lunch in Costa Rica.

Thank andre r
san francisco
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2011

Good restaurant. Would recommend the Black Bean Soup

Thank mshaight
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2009

Myself and 2 friends came back to Lukas, not busy on a Sunday night this past October. 2-3 dance clubs in the area were in full blast, but we weren't bothered by noise. This restaurant is open air, and it's a great place to chat. Once again the specialty is steak, and a Baby Lukas fit the bill. Veggies and... More 

Thank ExBeachers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial El Pueblo, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2233 2309

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