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El Punto

Escazu 10103, Costa Rica
+506 2215 0387
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (3 reviews)
“croquettes” (3 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
Closed
1:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Escazu 10103, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I went here for our anniversary dinner and it was amazing. Great cocktails & amazing appetizers. Main course was delish and the desert was gourmet all the way and made in front of you. Very cool ambiance to match the quality of food....More

Thank Chris A
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Chris! Thanks for taking your time in write us a comment and shared with your friends!! We are really pleased you had a great experience with us, hope we will see you soon. Regards Jimena

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant I have eaten at. I have travelled the world and the food and presentation here was amazing. If you land in San Jose, Costa Rica or are flying out, make sure you stop for dinner or lunch. You won't be disappointed. Everything...More

Thank Millarvillegourmet
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hello Thanks for having the time to share your experience with us! It was a pleasure having you here and we are really glad that you enjoyed it!! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We recently visited El Punto and we were impressed. The array of flavors and textures that came from the fun fusion of familiar ingredients with more adventurous ones made this an incredibly unique dining experience. The food is impeccable and perfectly balanced (plus amazing breads...More

Thank Alineyarza
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We went to try the restaurant and really had no expectations and no idea type of cuisine. We got really got excited when we were told all the recipes are originally created by the chef using all local products, most produce from there own orchard....More

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Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We work every day to exceed our customers expectations. The Chef has found a variety of local products and using them in every menu or dish that he designs. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

There's just one thing I have to say: AMAZING! The food, service, ambiance, decor, drinks...everything was high quality, it exceeded my expectations. For sure we'll go back!

Thank Mongarciaa
Richard R, Manager at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we are really happy to know that you had such a good experience, we would really like to see you soon. Best regards!!!

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing service the food is good. I just had a concern with the meet, I asked medium rare and it was well done.

Thank Laura B
Jimena M, Propietario at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi, thank you very much for your feedback, it is important for us in order to improve our customer satisfaction. We are really sorry you had an inconvenient with the doneness of your meat. Regards

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to go on a Saturday evening; we called for reservations about half an hour in advance which wasn't a problem since they had a quiet night. Located on the busy rd. 310 in Guacepelin, the interior of El Punto is welcoming with a...More

Thank johannes911
Jimena M, Propietario at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi, thank you very much for your comments, we are glad to achieve our customers expectations. Maybe for the next time you will not skip dessert, is one of our favorites course :o)

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Feel and taste like a Michelin star in Escazu. Fantastic dishes and presentations with a taste to match. You will not be disappointed

Thank 79aggie
Jimena M, Propietario at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi, thank you very much for your comment, we will continue working hard to achieve our customers expectations.

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

One of the few place in town with a new way to cook, been there few times in a couple of years, the new location is nice even if i personally preferred the old one, still nice good food and great service. The " cochinillo...More

Thank Maxlafuria V
Jimena M, Propietario at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi, thank you very much for taking your time to write to us, we like hearing from our customers and we take in account of every comment we get. We are glad to know that you had a pleasant time with us. Like you said,...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the tasting menu. We were pleasantly surprised. Plates were creative and delicious. Definitely go hungry, food is plentiful. The space itself is beautiful. House and garden converted into a trendy, tasteful restaurant. Very rare find in San Jose...setting and food...More

Thank Natasha A
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Hello!! We are very pleased and grateful about your comment. We are working hard in order to promote a new gastronomic culture in Costa Rica and for sure we will need foodies as you are!! Thanks again and we hope to see you soon! Regards,...More

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Hi Jim we are having problems with our telephone, but we have a celular +506 8483-4725. If you want we can call you!! If you need some information o make a reservation you can also write us to info()tgelpunto()com Sorry... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escazu 10103, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2215 0387
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Description
We like to utilize progressive kitchen techinques to provide an artisenal aproach to our work. We combine technology and ingenuity to provide fun-filled dishes that potentiate the essence and flavor of each ingredient. As these different textures mix they evoke emotional responses that transmit respect and passion towards the food, awakening the five senses to feed your soul.
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