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“Live music always!!”
Review of The Jazz Cafe

The Jazz Cafe
Ranked #159 of 620 Restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: Bar, Latin, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Live music always!!”
Reviewed 24 March 2012

You can ALWAYS find live music in either San José or Escazú! Jazz Café features everything from jazz, rock, tropical Latin music, fusion, world music and more!! Food is NOT the best so I suggest you go have dinner at a nice restaurant before the concert and then go have a great time with live music. You should always try to reserve your table/seats so you can guarantee a space.

Visited March 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great Music”
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Offers a variety of music and at times an open mic night. There two, one in San Pedro and the other in Escazu. The entrance fee keeps rising, which is a little disappointing and the menu prices are average for this type of place. The food is fairly good and the service is always friendly. If you go a few times, they do remember you, which gives the place it's warmth. Note: If you go early in the week, the entrance fee is cheaper.

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Chester, Arkansas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“a tradition”
Reviewed 1 February 2012

I prefer the original Jazz Cafe near UCR, even though it is small, smoky and there is no real dance floor. On a good night you feel like you've found a jewel but on a bad night.... well, it can be bad with young, inexperienced musicians doing bad covers.

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