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El Punto

Escazu 10103, Costa Rica
+506 2215 0387
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“croquettes” (4 reviews)
“tasting menu” (3 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
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Latin, International, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Escazu 10103, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food is just amazing, I loved everything I tried and the staff was very friendly and fast. And the ambience was very nice too. The food was Latin with a very Mexican touch that makes the food new and surprising. Even the cocktails were...More

Thank gabyveld
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Gaby! Thanks for your review! We are very pleased knowing foodies as you are, had a great time with us!! For sure, we will wait for you to come back!! Regards, Jimena

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not much to say, great service, nice quiet place. Great food. Everything looks great and tasted even better.

Thank jose b
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jose, Thank you very much for you review we are very glad your experience was a great one !! Hope we will see you soon!! Jimena

Reviewed July 10, 2018

With one night in San Jose, we chose to dine at this an upscale restaurant. This place had great food, professional service and over the top presentation! Every dish came out with a mini show, my croquettes were swirling in dry ice! Very cool experience....More

Thank HowIJourney
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank your for your review, we are very pleased your one night in San Jose was a cool experience! Hope we can see you soon!! Regards Jimena

Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

I have a kind of large experience in restaurants worldwide .. I was waiting to return in one place since a year , this is the gastro bar #elpunto in #costarica. If you go to #sanjose please don’t miss this AMAZING small restaurant, the food...More

Thank Paula L
Jimena M, Propietario at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Hi Paula, thank you very much for the review. We are ver glad that you enjoyed your experience at El Punto.

Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

It’s beautiful venue with an exquisite decoration elegant and minimalistic. The culinary proposal is reach with a measured Mexican accent due to the roots of talented chef and owner Rodrigo. Elegant tacos and and Octopus and the managed of flavors is balance and delicate.... as...More

Thank arturosavage
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Hi Arturo, Thanks for your review, we are very glad you had a great experience. Hope to see you soon! Jimena

Reviewed February 3, 2018

Restaurant is quiet and laid back from the Ruta 310, and opens up inside into a modern and well-designed space with a lovely interior courtyard in the back. Each dish was delicious and presented with an artistic flair. After eating at many of the higher-end...More

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Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Hello!! Thanks for sharing your experiencie in this review, were are very pleased you had a great experience!! Hope to see you soon! Regards, Jimena

Reviewed December 22, 2017

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 December 26, 2017

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 November 20, 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

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Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 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 August 22, 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
Reviewed August 19, 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

Thank baldilon
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 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.

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October 31, 2017|
Response from Jimena M | Property representative |
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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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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