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La Terrasse French Cuisine

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Avenida 9, Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 20102, Costa Rica
+506 8939 8470
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very beautiful place, a hidden place in San José. Its a boutique restaurant, remember to call and make a reservation since they only receive a very limited amount of people per night. Eating here its an experience.

Thank TamaraLecusay
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading so many amazing reviews, I decided to make reservations at La Terrasse. I emailed the owner directly from the website and we went back and forth in our emails trying to figure out the best time to make a reservation. It was my boyfriends birthday and our first vacation together and I wanted him to have a great... More 

1 Thank Kris T
Laterrasse L, Propriétaire at La Terrasse French Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Kristin, I received you reservation for mail at this date. I don't understand your critic because Your reservation was noted for 2 people this night. You don't responded to my mail. We're waiting near 9.00 pm and you don't go. Best regards. Chef patricia Richer More 

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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

True Authentic French Cusine my dishes were amazing From the Escargot then the Saffron Lobster and Truffle Parmigano Risotto and the Lavender Panna Cotta The chefs fusion of flavors were great on the palate and brought me back to Nice where my grandparents are from much enjoyed . The Room is intimate and made up with antiques a must see... More 

2 Thank Johnny C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Before I went to this place I read a lot of reviews, sadly, my experience was not that good, for appetizer we order a salmon tartin, and received a carpaccio of salmon on the top of french bread, ask the owner and he said that it was an authentic tartin, well, not done nice. Second plate order the octoppus and... More 

1 Thank Ivanariasm
Laterrasse L, Propriétaire at La Terrasse French Cuisine, responded to this review
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Estimado Señor, Gracias por su review.La Terrasse propone una cocina Francesa.Me encanto que usted encuentra despuès de su visita un... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Me and my long time partner celebrated our marriage along with our children and 2 witnesses. It was intimate. The food was amazing and the ambiance was perfect. I had found this lovely French owned restaurant on social media. The Chef brought our ideas to life and we had the most romantic event! The couple who own the restaurant made... More 

3 Thank Carla G
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The meal we had was very good, it was a little piece of France in the middle of Central America! The venue is very well decorated and we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience.

2 Thank Satyrai
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I lived in France for a while so I'm very picky about what I consider "good" French food. This restaurant was definitely one of the best French culinary experiences I've had outside of France. From the waiter, whose demeanor and sense of humor is unequivocally French, to the decor, and the chef herself, Patricia...everything was outstanding. We had several appetizers... More 

2 Thank Alice B
Monterrey, México
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Every piece of time spent was simply outstanding; from environment to gourmet meal to personal care from owner and chef

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1 Thank fquintal
Hollywood, Florida
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

It seems that La Terrasse has been at the top of the list on several social networks for some time now. The reviews seem to good to be true. My wife and I had to check it out. As it turns out, the hype is completely justified. Co-owner, Gerald, greets you at the door. "Once you step in here, you... More 

2 Thank Gacho
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Since we were in San Jose, Costa Rica on Valentine's Day, we decided to splurge, and reserved a table at La Terrasse. The chef of La Terrasse is Patricia Richer, and her husband, Gerald, is the waiter, wine steward and genial host. Together, they served us one of the best meals we have ever had. And in such lovely, intimate... More 

2 Thank vicwarren2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
French, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 9, Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 20102, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 8939 8470
The restaurant La Terrasse French Cuisine is a concept of table d'hôtes of 12 covers.

A private and personalized restaurant that offers you a unique experience to share with generosity the French gastronomy.
An elegant place, chic ventage and romantic. The conviviality in the restaurant La Terrasse constitutes a tradition.

The chef Patricia Richer receives you in a house of 1925 from Tuesday to Saturday with reservation and will have the pleasure to share with her clients a creative and contemporary French cuisine realized around organic products and the season.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?