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Alma De Amon

Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
+506 2222 3232
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (8 reviews)
“ceviche” (13 reviews)
“mango salad” (2 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
Mexican, Latin, Peruvian, Bar, South American, Central American, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lively local restaurant, full of colour and portraits of national and Latin American hero’s. The food was OK too.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food has good quality and quantity. The service is friendly, fast and smart. The tuna was very tasty....

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had breakfast here for the last four days, tried different things each day and all were good. The coffee is excellent and just keeps coming an essential requirement for me. This place is quite busy in the evenings I expect folk are attracted by...More

Thank cjwlutton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food , English written menu. Range of steaks and local dishes. Mid range costs but will add on 10% + 13% tax

Thank kateandmark
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Alma is a great restaurant for Latin American food. We had some street food dishes and tacos. All were great! Next to the food the service is great. Peter is a very friendly person who gave us great advice on the dishes. Atmosphere in the...More

Thank The_Hills87
Reviewed 9 January 2018

A month ago some friends and I decided to re-visit this restaurant. Besides being run down the food quality also had much deteriorated since our first visit. On our first visit we liked the food , seats were and are very uncomfortable. On the second...More

Thank Chacodel
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had dinner at Alma de Amon in our very first dinner at Costa Rica. We chose it for being open until later and because of all great recommendations we read here. We were not disappointed: Alma is very beautiful and really well decorated, food...More

Thank Ines-ACosta
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Nice modern look restaurant - very open! Had a "fusion" meal, local food with a twist! Great Sangria also. Overall a honest experience. Service from the waitress was so-so (like oh nice food - how about some utensils...) She was probably new, the waiter came...More

1  Thank jaypeemtl
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, food was amazing and it had different options for everyone. If you are in downtown, you should definitely visit it.

Thank Luis D
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and eclectic menu. It was hard to choose and everything was delicious. We loved the morango. Service was great and really cool decor. We were glad we found it.

Thank MG2009
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 3232
Alma de Amon is a restaurant specializing in Latino Soul Food. The menu is comprised of dishes from all over the region along with craft cocktails inspired by classic Latino cocktails and local artisanal ingredients.
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