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Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2257 6616
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“antipasti” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Food is great... But not only that, atmosphere is great too... And since it was an old house, you can make reservations and have a private space for your party... Great value here!!!

Thank María José M
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I was in the mood for something different. Not usually a huge Italian fan, but as I said, "something different." They had no issue making a reservation for one person, and in fact responded immediately to my email for a reservation. When I arrived it...More

Thank Rachel N
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Very pleasant location for lunch, but just do not understand the necessity to have a large TV viewable from every table. A definite distraction for a high class restaurant, but a feature of every restaurant I dined at in San Jose.

Thank Bunny-Man
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful quite. Ive been eating here for years.Usually last night in town.I stop. Its a no rush experience. I Love the freshness. The staff excellent. Food great.

Thank blakes8542
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This restaurant serves the best salmon carpaccio, the pastas are great as well, and the panna cotta is excellent, also they give you delicious homemade little bread buns. About 95% of their menu is gluten-free or has a gluten-free option, my dad has celiac disease...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Best glutenfree pasta I have ever had! Very nice restaurant with an authentic Italian athmosphere. You find a good service, friendly waiters, delicious bread and almost everything on the menu is glutenfree. My not glutenfree partner found it perfect too and even the wine was...More

Thank Jenico2
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Had a lovely dinner with great appetizer of Deep Fried Brie and Blueberries, two main entrees; Lovely Salmon, garnished with olives, side of vegetables / Spaghetti with Chicken. Both were good size portions, served with home made rolls, and a lovely wine. Dessert was a...More

Thank Howard K
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Based upon several reviews. I've decided to give it a try. Bread is very good and carpaccio. I have ravioli with prosciuto and enjoy it. Rest of the party have spaguetti in different options and they were not pleased. Probably will not come again.

Thank Ivanariasm
Reviewed 15 March 2016

My brother and I went here for dinner while I San Jose. Overall the menu was good. Each of us ordered the Caesar Salad. The salad was drenched in dressing and croutons and was just barely above room temp. I sent it back and got...More

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 26 February 2016

After reading the reviews we were looking forward to Limoncello. The place has a nice feel to it and the staff is friendly and very professional. The food however was not enjoyable. The Caesar Salad was so loaded with dressing, it was sent back. The...More

1  Thank Mike P
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Thinking of coming here on Saturday,May 30. Do we need a reservation? Will the staff be able to assist us in getting a taxi to the airport for late night flight? thank you.
9 May 2015|
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Response from eakj45 | Reviewed this property |
I've dined there half a dozen times and never needed a reservation, however, if you are going at a peak time, it might be a good idea. I've always had my server call a cab - no problem.
Caroo E
¿Se debe de hacer reservación?
21 March 2017|
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Response from royrojas | Reviewed this property |
Generalmente no, pero si quieres ir un día como viernes de pago mejor si consulta antes. Yo nunca he tenido problema en llegar sin reserva.
Google Translation
Antonio A
HOLA! Disculpen saben si tienen servicio a domicilio? quisiera mandar un platillo a la colonia Paso Ancho ahí en San José GRACIAS por su respuesta!!!
9 January 2017|
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Response from Luis E | Reviewed this property |
Me parece que no tienen servicio a domicilio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
11:45 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2257 6616
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