San José

Restaurants in San José

A San José institution for nearly 40 years, this steakhouse is the kind of place where Costa Rican coffee barons and their international financiers discuss business over rare rib-eyes.

Located in a complex of decades-old stone buildings that once housed a mountainside monastery, this elegant French restaurant has three parts—all worth experiencing: the bar at the entrance, which has both panoramic views over the Central Valley and live piano music in the evenings; the main dini

Chef Camille Ratton marries French technique with fresh Central American ingredients. Don’t miss the tarta de pasiones with crème of passion fruit.