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La Terrasse French Cuisine

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Avenida 9, Calle 15 | 25 metros al sur del Hotel La Amistad, San Jose 100, Costa Rica
+506 8939 8470
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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Visited here last night on our first night in Costa Rica, and we're glad we checked it out. The decor is really cute and works so well with the ambience. We were the only ones in there at the start, but the decor made this feel special rather than empty. We had baked camembert and mascarpone starters. The camembert was... More 

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2 Thank Martin K
New Haven, CT
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

My boyfriend and I had a lovely dining experience at Restaurant la Terrasse. Highly recommended. The food and atmosphere was memorable.

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Thank valy415
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

I went to celebrate an special occasion with my girlfriend. The food its incredible, the flavors and the experience in the mouth its out of this world. Its really nice when you get into the restaurant and hear the french music, and the place its just magical. The attention from the owner was more than fabulous, and at the end... More 

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2 Thank Jason A
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Loved this restaurant and the food. It is in an old home owned by the chef, Patricia, and her husband, Gerald. Gerald greets you, speaks excellent English,and spends most of the meal making sure all the guests are happy with their food and wine. The food is excellent. The duck comes with a basil creme brûlée that was magic. Gerald... More 

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Thank SCP905
San Jose, Costa Rica
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Small restaurant in the center of San José, cost ambience... Few tables, simple French menú, Creative classical/new food... Good taste, friendly service

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Thank 36denis
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I had heard a lot about this restaurant and thought the culinary experience would be something outstanding or abnormal to other local restaurants. - the food is ok, it's not special, it's not delicious, it's not unique, it's just okay, average. - the environment is nice even though it has uncomfortable chairs and a tacky bathroom, but if you're looking... More 

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4 Thank Flavia L
Laterrasse L, Propriétaire at La Terrasse French Cuisine, responded to this review
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Chère Madame, Merci pour votre avis. Nous n'avons jamais eu la prétention d'être un établissement de luxe. Notre concept est... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

This place was both delicious (a true culinary experience) and the service was great and personal. The home was ADORABLE and lots of positive energy! Highly recommend and I would go back any day.

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Thank Hanna E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Loved the food, the personal service and the ambience. The food was exquisitely cooked, flavored and presented. We look forward to returning!

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Great food and ambiance, overall wonderful experience. I would recommend.to everyone and go again myself.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Visiting La Terrase is exposing yourself to an ultimate culinary experience. You will find out a pretty awesome house with an incredible ambiance. The host is great, he will start conversations which drive you to have an awesome dinner. Trust his wine recommendations, and any food you decide to order is gonna be great. Do yourself a favor, and eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 9, Calle 15 | 25 metros al sur del Hotel La Amistad, San Jose 100, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 8939 8470

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