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Restaurante Plaza Espana

Del Cruce de San Antonio de Escazu, 100 Este y 50 Sur | 400 Oeste y 100 Sur de la Iglesia Catolica de San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 10202, Costa Rica
+506 2228 1850
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
1 week ago
“Authenticity Is Here”
8 Feb 2017
“A Hidden Treasure!”
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Del Cruce de San Antonio de Escazu, 100 Este y 50 Sur | 400 Oeste y 100 Sur de la Iglesia Catolica de San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 10202, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

At Plaza Espana it's all about the food. Dishes are as authentic as you'd hope when thinking of Spanish cuisine. The menu offers a good variety of cuts and seafood based delights. The prices are surprisingly affordable, probably as a result of the bare simplicity...More

Thank JuanjoCruz
Reviewed 11 March 2017

After reading the reviews I was expecting great things at a mid-range price. I was disappointed to have dry chicken breast and tiny thumb nail size shrimp. No full menu printed out. We've experienced tapas restaurants like ceviche in Orlando and were astonished at the...More

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I cannot remember having such a delightful evening in a very long time! Visiting the Escazu area of San Jose for the first time, and wanted to try something we couldn't get in the States. Trip Advisor rated this restaurant quite highly - especially for...More

Thank LAURIE8878
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Amazing food and wonderful service! We had a wonderful meal including tapas and wine. Better than Barcelona and Madrid! Highly recommend. View from balcony was beautiful. Able to see the lights of San Jose'. Service was superb! We will be back!

Thank Belinda A
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The view from the place is beautiful, the attention is incredible. They offer very good Spanish wine at a very good price and the food is good as well. I recommend it!

1  Thank Carolina P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Excellent Spanish food & wine, good ambiance and excellent service, good price! Might get chilly if you sit outside...

Thank Gdo_Castillo
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Very nice place, a gateway close to the city in a really rustic but fine environment. Food was awesome, however it needs more descriptions for those who do not know that much about Spanish food. Morcilla is the best I have tried. Prices some good,...More

Thank Fernando_Barahona
Dnavasdiaz, Owner at Restaurante Plaza Espana, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Estimate Mr. Fernando, thanks for taking the time to comment your gastronomic experience in our restaurant, we are happy to read that you liked our menu, especially the black "morcilla", we hope to see you again here and you can discover new options that we...More

Reviewed 29 January 2016

We went based on the ratings I looked at on TA. This is a mediterranean look place with lots of character, but not overly classy and that is in a good way. The wait staff (Jennifer) was excellent and we ordered two tapas and two...More

Thank Terry W
Dnavasdiaz, Owner at Restaurante Plaza Espana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Hi Mr. Terry we are glad to read that you liked our gastronomy offer and services, we hope to see you soon around here and order our new tapas that will be in our new menu.

Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

It's hard to believe that in such an "off the beaten track" location one would find such delectable Spanish treats!!! Wonderful Pulpo a la Gallega that I haven't eaten since a long ago vacation in Madrid!! Heavenly Gambas al Ajillo! My husband loved the Callos...More

1  Thank Kathryn K
Dnavasdiaz, Propietario at Restaurante Plaza Espana, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

Dear Ms. Kathryn, on behalf of all our staff and myself I thank you for commenting and evaluating our restaurant in such detail. We are happy to hear that enjoyed our food, especially the shrimp, octopus and calluses (one of my favorites).We hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

Nice cozy ambiance, food was delicious. The wine list was good, but limited. GET THE SANGRIA! Staff was very friendly. I will certainly be back.

Thank Geoff D
Dnavasdiaz, Owner at Restaurante Plaza Espana, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2014

Mr. Hi Geoff, thanks for comment and evaluate our restaurant, we are glad you like our Sangria (secret recipe), our food and service. We hope to see you soon around here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Cruce de San Antonio de Escazu, 100 Este y 50 Sur | 400 Oeste y 100 Sur de la Iglesia Catolica de San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 10202, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 1850
Description
Restaurant with authentic Spanish cuisine, tapas and entrees, a wide selection of Spanish wines and, terrace overlooking the valley and tapas-bar very affordable prices and exclusive audience.
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