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Restaurante Grano de Oro

Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
+506 2255 3322
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
French, Latin, European, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable and delicious experience. The waiting staff were very clued up as to what contained gluten and what don’t and they made special arrangements with the kitchen to accommodate my needs within some dishes that previously contained gluten in the recipe. I had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner one night, breakfast one morning and drinks and munchies one night. Very nice menu that accommodated my preference for fish and my husbands brefference for beef. I started with their version of a caprisse salad. It was beautiful. It looked like a large...More

Thank rcollie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excelent food. A mansion transformed in a restaurant and hotel. Very elegant. Probably the best restaurant in San Jose.

Thank Claudio R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grano de Oro restaurant deserves a visit, preferably for dinner because of the cousiness of the place, you feel in a tipical french restaurant with clasic funiture and ckasic french plates. I will defenwtely recomend to stop by if you want to enjoy a...More

Thank Enrique E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought in New Year with a five star meal at this restaurant. The food was excellent. The service was top notch. The presentation was beautiful. Best meal of our trip, maybe best meal ever. Thank you Costa Rica. We can’t wait to go back.

Thank TinaFdennis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked well in advance for a large family dinner on Christmas day. The banquet seating was amazing, the food superior ( but not cheap), and the restaurant tolerated our photos and traditions (table firecracker gifts etc). I will say that our waiter was not...More

Thank tahoeskierTahoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think it was awful. I went with a friend because we saw it was highly recommended here. We tried the pejibaye soup and I had the lamb leg. Both were insipid and the lamb leg was too underwhelming (especially it being one of the...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good wine and dine. Service was a bit stressful and long as it was busy.....not only with hotel guests.... good reputation in the city !

Thank ibiza26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner our first night in Costa Rica. We highly recommend! We sat in the patio area which was lovely. We started with a shrimp, a special dish, (excellent!) and mushroom napoleon (good). We followed withmains of stuffed chicken...More

Thank 42markg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at Grano de Oro before, and dined in their restaurant when doing so. This time, we were dining on my birthday (January 1). When we checked into the hotel at noon, I asked to have a reservation at 6:00, since we needed...More

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13 December 2017|
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Response from Fernando H | Reviewed this property |
Costa Rica is a very informal place. He will not need a jacket but I would not go there in shorts during dinner. But otherwise no one will bother you if you wear jeans or other informal wear.
16 May 2017|
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Response from Evelyn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have the menu on their website.
26 March 2017|
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Response from CiroGDO | Property representative |
Good morning! Please contact our reception directly to make your reservation. For our hotel guests we don't have an official dress code but recommend business casual as that is how most of the locals dress when they come to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 3322
  • E-mail
Restaurant Grano de Oro merges Costa Rican tropical with European cuisine under the expertise of our French chef Francis Canal. Once a simple cafe, this restaurant has evolved into one of San Jose’s finest dining establishments, frequented by locals and tourists alike.Specialty cocktails, classically presented dishes and delicious desserts are served in the charming ambiance of a magnificent period home with an elegant inner courtyard. The bilingual wait staff provides professional and friendly service. Service is offered throughout the day from 7 am to 10 pm. Restaurant, patio and bar are non-smoking
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