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Machu Pichu

San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2283 3679
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
“chaufa” (2 reviews)
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Peruvian, Seafood, Latin, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing and expensive. I ordered the coriander chicken and got this enormous plate of food but the chicken had lots of gristle in it so I kept having to spit it out and the rice was bland. What a waste of food. I told the...More

Thank Not-Lost-Wanderers
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Ok so we are looking for a place to eat but we end up going to machu pichu and my experience i will never comeback Very poor service and unfriendly waiter so we end up getting just beer

1  Thank Nicko E
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I had some sort of shrimp and it was good. It was close by the hotel that we were staying in in San Jose so we were able to walk. Front desk recommended it. However, the flavor was not exactly to my taste, but I...More

Thank eyar
Reviewed 21 June 2017

While the meals we ordered where ok, they where nothing special. Instead of French fries asked to substitute for broccoli. Bill comes they charged us for broccoli. Bill clearly shows a service fee ( tip ) bot the waiter said there is no tip included....More

1  Thank fjtota
Reviewed 21 March 2017

great, friendly waitstaff. great seafood and authentic cultural dishes. also they have the cool glass cococola bottles!

Thank sienna_stan
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I am completely dumbfounded at any negative ratings for this great restaurant. I eat here almost every time I am in town. We had Pescado (fish) con Jumbo Camarones (shrimp) au gratin and it was heavenly along with a side of rice. I for the...More

Thank TheBlum
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I had a chicken and shrimp chaufa which was totally tasteless and the chicken was literally inedible. I think they used the parts of the chicken that you are supposed to throw away and not eat. The entire huge dish had absolutely no flavor at...More

Thank tcntraveler
Reviewed 2 November 2016

On the edge of downtown San Jose, this quaint restaurant offers a variety of Peruvian specialties, especially seafood.

Thank Don M
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The only think good about this place was the service. The waiter was helpful and friendly. The food quality was poor. Things on the menu (elements of the dish) were not on the plate. The food was bland and if I was paying 5 US...More

1  Thank jokukic
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great restaurant with great food! The seafood platters are very large and can be shared by two people.

Thank Karla A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2283 3679
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