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Disfrute de nuestro espectacular Bar, Restaurante, Café y Pizzería "El Patio del Balmoral", un verdadero oasis de placer, donde usted podrá saborear deliciosos platos de cocina nacional e internacional acompañados de ricos cocteles, buenos vinos.
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Latin, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, International
FEATURES
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed yesterday

Steven gave excellent service. The food and dessert was great! We ordered pizza, fish, and risotto. All were good options.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Service and food was great the staff was very friendly and helpful. The waitress actually spoke perfect English thank you

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great service, warm and very good food with a decent but not overwhelming amount of options in an open air environment.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Yuliana Zúñiga Bermúdez, Otros at Restaurante El Patio Del Balmoral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jose Thank you for your kind words. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our great service, warm atmosphere, and delicious food. We strive to provide a variety of options without overwhelming our guests, and we're glad to hear that you found our selection...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, great food. Served fast. I ordered a lomo. It came medium, as requested. Flan was a great dessert choice, too.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stopped for lunch following a short stroll in town. They place looked nice and food reasonable price. I have some seafood allergy therefore to be safe I ordered a vegetaria wrap which came with fries. The wrap itself was blunt and...soggy, in fact it was dripping water, but that it is not the worse thing. The fries tasted of fish. When my friend (whose Spanish is her first language) asked the waitress is the fries where cooked in the same oil where seafood had been cooked, she went asked the chef who confirmed the fries had been fried in the same oil used for cooking a seabass. We complained and told her that they should cook food separately as they could kill people who have food allergy. The waitress went back to the kitchen and when she came out she made up the excuse that she didn't understand at first what the chef had told her and that the the fries were cooked separately. They retracted what they previously said as they didn't want to be accountable for. They should cook food separately and be aware some customers might have some food allergies, which if severe could be lethal in just few minutes. Won't go back there again!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great spot amidst the hustle and bustle of the city! Food was tasty and service was excellent. I would recommend trying the ceviche.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nelson was a great waiter - friendly, comical, knowledgeable, he made for a pleasant evening with friends. Willing to answer all questions we had. Great food and atmosphere!!! Will definitely be coming back.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and service. The food was five star quality. Our server Nelson handled our large party of twelve proffesuonally and efficiently! We would definitely recommend for dinner!

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and food here. The staff were welcoming and attentive. Ours was a late lunch/early dinner and we were assisted by Nelson in particular who suggested salmon as a great choice, he explained it was fresh in that day and particularly good. We were...after a steak however, and he helped us choose two excellent dishes. Both steaks were cooked to perfection, and were tasty with delicious accompaniments. We’d happily return and would highly recommend The Patio to others for a good, relaxing meal away from the noise, hustle and bustle on the streets.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karlay, Steven, and Marco were sooo very nice, welcoming, and friendly during my stay at Hotel Barmoral and during meals at El Patio inside the hotel. I felt at home being around them and they made my visit to your beautiful country of Costa Rica...even more wonderful than it was already. Thank you so much!! These people deserve hugs from management, and also pay raises!:-)More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to Avenue Central and our hotel. A lovely get-away from the hustle and bustle of the city. We had the Fusion San José and the New York steak - generous portions & good quality food. Decent prices too. Our server Karla was very friendly

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful service and personnel attentive to customers need. The entire service and hotel is just a step away. Location is ideal for me.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 7 May 2024 via mobile

I ordered the risotto con camarones and it was delicious, there were a lot of shrimps inside and the plates were big and delicious. The waiter Carla was very nice and friendly.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 5 May 2024

Steven was excellent. Very attentive and efficient. We had both breakfast and lunch here. Nice atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 May 2024

Very nice place to have lunch and a local beer. Good prices, excellent music and even better staff. The waitress Amanda was kind and helpful.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Restaurante El Patio Del Balmoral is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5