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Pimento

Hotel InterContinental | in fron of Multiplaza Shoping Center , San Jose, Escazu 11856-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2208 2146
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“polenta” (2 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
“osso bucco” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Hotel InterContinental | in fron of Multiplaza Shoping Center , San Jose, Escazu 11856-1000, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

AS we stayed at the Intercon for an extended period of time, we had an opportunity to sample the meals at Pimento several times. Every time we enjoyed the quality of the food, good wines (the choice of wine by the glass is limited) and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two days here- the dinner and breakfast buffets were very good with a wide variety of food. I need to eat gluten free and GF pasta was excellent! A special acknowledgement to Jessy for her attentiveness and service

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SeahawkMJK
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear client, Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Excellent choice for a gluten free dinner, and glad to know that the service you received was exceptional. Forward to welcome you soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate at Pimento for the first time and enjoyed a delicious meal and outstanding service. My steak was cooked to perfection and Josue could not have been more accommodating; he even went to one of the other restaurants within the hotel to find me a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HeavyTea
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear client, We´re glad that you enjoyed the meal and the service at Pimento. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent, the Parmesan crusted filet was cooked perfectly and delicious. The service was also outstanding. I highly recommend going there if you are anywhere near the Intercontinental

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joe C
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Joe, We´re glad that you enjoyed the food and the service of Pimento. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at Pimento. The food was absolutely delicious and our waiter Nelson was lovely and very helpful. We would definitely come back again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank annieeveleigh
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Dear client, We´re glad that you enjoyed the food and the service of Pimento. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had the calamari and risotto (with salsiccia) and both were really good. The wine selection was also very good - we enjoyed a Chilean Carmenere. What was absolutely outstanding also was the service: Our server, Nelson, was fabulous, providing just the right amount of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RolandMichelitsch
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Dear Rolland, We´re glad that you enjoyed the food and the service of Pimento. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Just had a wonderful meal at Pimento. Ask for Nelson, he is a great waiter, very attentive and knowledgeable. Fettuccine with shrimp was superb! Wine selection was equally impressive and Nelson helped me select a very nice wine to pair.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Venture174659
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Dear client, We´re glad that you enjoyed the food and the service of Pimento. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed September 2, 2018

My colleagues and I spent two consecutive evenings in this restaurant and loved it on both occasions. The atmosphere is relaxed, the service is friendly - (Hi William) - and the food is excellent. We also found some interesting wines to try from around the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank johnspeterh
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Dear client, Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. We´re glad that you enjoyed the food and the service of Pimento. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed August 28, 2018

After a long day/night of travel, nothing satisfies like Italian food. While this may not be authentic Italian nor the best we've ever eaten, it never fails to disappoint. The lasagne is great comfort food.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ruffwriter
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Dear client, We´re glad that you enjoyed the food of Pimento. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

Reviewed August 19, 2018

Pimento is one of three speciality restaurants in the Real Intercontinental Hotel in San José Costa Rica and well worth a visit even if you are not staying at the hotel. They have a wide range of Italian dishes, antipasto, pasta and main courses of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank robert_bos53
Ricardo M, Gerente at Pimento, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Dear Robert, We´re glad that you enjoyed the food and the service of Pimento. Thanks for sharing your comments, your opinion it´s very important for us. Hope your visit as soon. Best regards, Ricardo Menendez, General Manager.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday
11:59 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:59 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:59 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:59 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:59 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:59 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel InterContinental | in fron of Multiplaza Shoping Center , San Jose, Escazu 11856-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2208 2146
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy incredible Italian gastronomy and wonderful wines at Pimento. Dine in a cosy Italian style atmosphere accented by wood floors and a brick grotto ceiling. The traditional Italian menu offers a variety of fresh homemade pastas, risottos, fresh seafood, and a great selection of antipasti, soups, and mouth watering desserts.
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