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“La Terrasse.. an experience for all your senses..”

La Terrasse Cuisine Francaise
Ranked #1 of 684 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$40 - US$55
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: The restaurant La Terrasse French Cuisine is a concept of table d'hôtes of 12 covers. A private and personalized restaurant that offers you a unique experience to share with generosity the French gastronomy. An elegant place, chic ventage and romantic. The conviviality in the restaurant La Terrasse constitutes a tradition. The chef Patricia Richer receives you in a house of 1925 from Tuesday to Saturday with reservation and will have the pleasure to share with her clients a creative and contemporary French cuisine realized around organic products and the season.
Reviewed 1 April 2014

The restaurant is one of a kind as the entire experience is unique. This is a must for tourists and locals. To start, the restaurant is located around beautiful neighborhoods such as Barrio Amon. The place is beautifully decorated and is recommended to those who love to share a great dinner with special people in a very intimate atmosphere. Take into account that reservation is required, specially if you consider that the max. capacity is 12 people. This gives you an idea how personalized is the experience as the owners, Patricia and Gerald share time with those willing to taste real French cuisine. The wine selection is great and the menu provides several options in between appetizers, main dishes and desserts. I recommend checking the restaurant's site in advance, to facilitate your decision on what to taste! I have to admit that I have tried French restaurants in the past, but never had dishes with such great taste, presentation, and amazing atmosphere!

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Thank nina202
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

this very small, ten seat, husband and wife owned and operated restaurant offers a unique dining experience that is not available anywhere else in costa rica. from the very private entrance to the intimate atmosphere, from gerald's pampering to patricia's immaculate presentation and delicately prepared plates you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 15 March 2014

If you enjoy French food, eating slowly and savoring your meal this is the place for you. Patricia and Gerald will spend the night pampering you in their 12 table restaurant. I had the homemade pate and blanquette de veau, it was delicious. My husband had the scallops and the honey basil sauce was amazing! I would go back to San Jose just to eat there again. Thank you Patricia and Gerald for a wonderful evening!

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Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

The restaurant only seats about 12 people so make a reservation or you may have to look elsewhere. Perfect restaurant for couples. I dont usually like meat, this though was tender, fabulous food!

Thank VilleNKPG
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

We have been wanting to try La Terrasse for months, but they're always booked out! We finally made reservations two weeks ahead of time and went last Friday for a fabulous dinner. The house was beautiful, the owners were extremely friendly, and the food was fantastic. I had the baked Camembert and duck, my husband had escargot and a seafood medley of some sort. We split a lovely bottle of wine which was recommended. The owner took a picture of us and emailed it to me a few days later, what a lovely thought! I can't wait to go again!

Just a reminder- they only take cash (they take both dollars and colones). This wasn't an issue, but since we normally pay with credit card it was good to know ahead of time to bring cash.

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