Nightlife in San Jose

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Nightlife in San Jose

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  • David G
    4 contributions
    The absolutely best place to buy Cuban cigars in San Jose. Never a drop in quality, consistently great selection. Not cheap, but worth it.
    Friendly owner, too.
    Written January 21, 2023
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  • Charles M
    4 contributions
    Went to Rapsodia last Friday with friends. Had a great time. Customer service was attentive. Bottle service was cheap compared to DC prices. Sat behind the dj booth. Music was nice, in many respects, better that some spots here in the DC area. I'll definitely be back.
    Written April 26, 2016
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  • L H
    San Antonio, TX2,392 contributions
    This is a nice evening bar located at one end of the lobby area of the Hotel Barcelo. During our stay at the hotel we stopped in here several times early evening but there was never much going on. Maybe it was due to being during the week. It had low lighting and quiet with only a few customers.
    As you enter you notice the long full bar with seating and two areas with lounge and table seating to relax and enjoy.
    There is a nice size dance floor with a small stage and windows they have a view of the pool. They have music in the evenings.
    This bar offers specialty drinks as well as beer, wine, liquor and soft drinks and light food items.
    Written March 23, 2020
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  • Jamie O
    Menomonee Falls, WI1 contribution
    I loves meeting exotic locals who shared the same issue as me and my partner, Bertha. We got some numbers, did some hook up and boom. new friends and close aquantences have been made! i cannot wait to come back! i know where im going whn im single!(;
    Written December 1, 2011
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  • Corinna B
    30 contributions
    We’ve been on the free walking tour with Ama and has a really good time. The tour is perfekt to get a overview of the city and the city’s history. Ama was really fun and had lots of recommendations about what to do and where to travel in Costa Rica.
    The company ‚Carpe Chepe‘ wants to show people how beautiful San José is and that it shouldn’t be just a stopover because it‘s near the airport. By doing those tours they really show how nice the city is and how much history it has.

    A absolute must do during your stay! Unfortunately we weren‘t able to take another tour. They‘re offering quite a lot which seem to be great fun as well.
    Written March 8, 2020
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  • alhoy
    columbia, sc34 contributions
    Great music, cheap drinks and lots of fun people. This is a typical gay Tico bar in the middle of downtown San Jose.
    Written August 14, 2019
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  • Carlos A
    4 contributions
    I went there to watch a presentation organized by the place where I work. The facilities are very good, but the food and service are really bad. Please, do not buy food in that place!
    Written September 4, 2019
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  • CobaltRage
    San Antonio, TX32 contributions
    We were invited by friends who bought a VIP table with bottle service. Security was a visible presence but not intrusive. The club has a red and black, slightly Moroccan feel to the décor but everything is worn and needs to be refurbished. The main attraction for the night was world renowned DJ Roger Sanchez. The opening DJ's were not very good and approached obnoxiousness at times but when Roger came on about 1am, the music was awesome! Unfortunately, the security for the VIP area became lax as the night went on and some unwanted strangers came up and began drinking our liquor and trying to dance with our girls. We had to run them off ourselves. Overall a good experience and I might go again for an event, but I wouldn't waste the money for a table or bottle service.
    Written February 13, 2017
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