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El Bar del Patio

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
Avenida Central between 7 & 9 | Central Avenue, between 7th & 9th street, San Jose 3344-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2222 5022
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Bar, Central American, International, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Avenida Central between 7 & 9 | Central Avenue, between 7th & 9th street, San Jose 3344-1000, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2017

The bar is upstairs and open to the pedestrian street. We enjoyed the cool evenings, nice drink and people watching.

Thank justrunningaround
Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for posting your review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience at our Bar. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 30 April 2017

The food was good and the service was excellent. Try the rice and shrimp...delicious. Very nice atmosphere.

Thank Ted R
Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for posting your review. We are happy to learn your rice and shrimp were delicious and that you enjoyed the atmosphere and were well taken care. We hope you will visit us again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The meat platter for 2 off the bar menu was really good and would probably do 3 with a side. Wine selection was also good and also pleasantly surprised when I got the bill. Staff excelent too, thinking of going back tonight!

Thank moller_travellers
Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Very grateful for the kind review. It is our pleasure to learn you fully enjoyed your experience at our bar. We look forward to seeing you tonight. Best regards,

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Enjoyed a couple of pints and nachos over looking the street. The staff was nice and the nachos were amazing.

Thank deehanna2017
Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for your post. We are so very happy to learn you had a great experience with us. We hope to see more of you! Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The food the especially the service are terrible. I had bad experiences here. They seem not to like Americans..

Thank Jeff60958
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place was only minutes from our hotel and was a good find. Service was excellent and quick. Food was hot and tasty. We sat a table at the front of the restaurant and were entertained by the locals going about their business. Our first...More

Thank grace5204
Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Glad you found us! Very please to learn you were well taken care and all was to your liking. We hope you will visit again! Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 3 March 2017

The service is remarkable !! Price at international level, but good quality, good atmosphere. I recommend it, you will not regret it

Thank Ricardo J
Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank you for such wonderful review. We are overjoyed to learn you had such a great experience that you recommend us to other travelers. Thank you!! We hope you will stop by again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Casual atmosphere. Good food with variety of choices. Good service. Music on selected days. Went there more than once.

Thank rwikebuchi
Alessandra G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank you for posting your review. Very glad you enjoyed your experiences at El Bar del Patio. It is always comforting to know we have returning satisfied clients. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Alessandra

Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife and I went there for lunch as it was near our hotel. I had fish and chips and my wife had the typical Costa Rican meal with fish. In both cases the fish tasted strange. I don't think it was fresh or had...More

Thank captainbob2014
Alessandra G, Guest Relations Manager at El Bar del Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Sorry you had a bad experience. I wish you had said something to the waiter he or she would have gladly changed your plates for something which I am sure would have delighted you. I do hope you give us a second chance to pamper...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017

we ordered a beer and ceviche peruano each. extremely small portion for the price. the restaurant is on a pedestrian street, and is open, so you can enjoy people watching. we thought it expensive, but then again eating out is very expensive in costa rica....More

Thank almo52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, Central American, International, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Central between 7 & 9 | Central Avenue, between 7th & 9th street, San Jose 3344-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 5022
  • E-mail
Description
Located on the second floor, “El Bar del Patio” is an ideal place to meet with friends and colleagues after a long day of work or after full day of sightseeing. Here you can enjoy live music, watch sport events, try tasty finger food and drink an ample variety of refreshing cocktails and drinks.Every Wednesday and Friday evening from 7:30pm to 9:30pm you can listen to live music from both nations
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