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Calle 11, Av. 6 y 8 Detras de la Iglesia La Soledad, 150 metros al sur | Detrás de la iglesia de la Soledad, 150 metros Sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2221 7605
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:30
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told Tin Jo was the best Asian restaurant in town, but even so we were impressed. We had fried pork empanadas (dumpling-esque) and then I had the eggplant curry - both were delicious. For dessert my husband and I shared sorbets and the flavors were refreshing as well as original. Hope to go back!

Thank sradjy
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Way back when San Jose had not spread out, people lived close to things. For example the post office where I recall going many times to our family PO Box - 586. Mail did not get delivered to home. The house where Tin Jo is, was one of these family houses. A small door out front, and then spreads themed... More 

Thank Jim A
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my family on spring break. Great prices, José n Cesar went above and beyond to make sure we enjoy it our experience. Has the sampler, the shrimp in the pinaple, chicken with cashews, kids meal are awsome!!

Thank Nelca M
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of healthier choices here. The side sautéed greens was delicious and the highlight. The veg green curry was full of veg, but not very tasty. I ordered 4/5 spice and there was no heat at all. Also needed salt and richness, but I did omit the fish sauce. The waiter forgot our edamame starter, but brought... More 

Thank Cori B
Osaka, Japan
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice during our week long stay in San Jose. By far the best food in town! Great service as well

Thank Erik H
United States
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had Indian food there, it was one of the bests hands down! this is coming from someone who is from India and is a great cook. Service, ambiance and drinks were nothing but the best!

Thank ind_gal
Woodbridge, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is definitely the best oriental food restaurant we have ever found in San Jose. They offer Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Thai menu items, and all those that we tried were excellent. Service was good, as was the white linen atmosphere and oriental decor. It was not terribly expensive, with dinner for 4, sans booze, running to about $80.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I moved to Costa Rica last year, and the food was literally the best I've ever had since then! We ordered Tom Yam Tale to share, and they served in 2 bowls even though we didn't ask. It was very kind of them. The soup had all kinds of seafood and was very delicious. I had Fish Pad Krapao, and... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant online. We enjoyed the food. The service was EXCELLENT. Romeo was our waiter, he was very kind and spoke very good English as we can't speak a word of spanish. After having lunch, we didn't feel for dessert as we were very full. But Romeo bought over a sorbet ice cream on the house he said... More 

Thank Kirron K
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Tin jo is a very divers menu Asian restauran. From China, Japan, Vietnam, Indian among other cuisines are available. It's a little expensive but the ambient is good, very spacious for large groups but need to reserve in advance.

Thank Gilberto V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11, Av. 6 y 8 Detras de la Iglesia La Soledad, 150 metros al sur | Detrás de la iglesia de la Soledad, 150 metros Sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 7605
Our mission is to serve delicious, healthy food in an environment that is conducive to sharing and caring. We believe that food should nourish us physically, emotionally and spiritually. Our dishes are inspired from Asian countries: China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Thailand. We have an extensive vegetarian and vegan menu as well as a gluten free menu. Our Asian themed rooms gather together all the art work we have collected as well as those created by closed friends and frequent diners. Tin Jo is our third child and we are very involved owners. We love to interact with you, our customers and it is our sincere wish that your visit to our restaurant satisfies not only your senses but also uplifts your spirit. With Gratitude,Maria Hon and Robert Faulstich

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?