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Il Padrino

San Jose la Sabana | via 104 calle 78A, San Jose 10100, Costa Rica
+506 2220 1614
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
“grilled tuna” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
San Jose la Sabana | via 104 calle 78A, San Jose 10100, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Il Padrino is our favorite restaurant in Costa Rica by far. We have eaten there dozens of times and never had a meal that was not excellent. I typically find something that I like in most restaurants and order it most every time I go...More

Thank car0papagay0s
luca n, Director General at Il Padrino, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016
Google Translation

Holaaaaaaa!!!! Que hermoso comentario. Muchísimas gracias , siempre es una alegría verlos disfrutando al máximo la experiencia de comer en...More

Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is a small restaurant that has no thought of grandeur . The restaurant pays homage to "The Godfather " film series . Fantastic southern Italian .Home made red sauce , fresh buffalo mozzarella, really good pizza ( with about 20 different toppings ) ,...More

Thank TravelingMan058
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Our last night in Costa Rica we decided to do non-Costa Rican food and arrived here. The food was surprisingly good! As other reviewers say, the bruschetta is good and a very large portion. We also got the Il Padrino pizza which had bacon and...More

Thank Lizabeth L
Reviewed 8 October 2015

this restaurant serves excellent dishes made from the highest ingredients quality possible. great antipasti dish and excellent pasta dishes. really worthy

Thank SabaOmer
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Went to this local place that had been around for years & years. Pizza is super thin and loaded with toppings. So the food is great - go for the food. The outside and inside are not the place to go for a first date,...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is an authentic Italian restaurant. The food, including the doughs are all made from high quality, fresh ingredients. The service is very good and the menu offers a variety of dishes for all kinds of tastes and preferences. They also offer a good selection...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

1. Bruschetas are yo die for; the only inconvenient , the portion is pretty big, i would have prefered it a bit smaller but it's actually great to be shared 2. Grilled tuna - one of the best i ever had accompanied by salad and...More

Thank corina0210
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here for the first time and wasn't disappointed. The bruschetta was good (though too large, even for two), and the pizza was even better. The small pizza was a good size for one person. The prices and service were very good.

Thank Jorge V
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

I got disappointed this time in Il Padrino. I have been here before and the food was awesome but this time it was disappointing. My friend ordered penne carbonara, my boyfriend chicken lasagna and I ordered risotto zucchini e gamberetti... the environment is cozy as...More

Thank Chong W
Reviewed 25 November 2013

It was our first time visiting Il Padrino, and we left really happy. The environment is cozzy, it is a small place, but the service was excellent. There are references to The Godfather series all over the place, as well as other Italian frames. We...More

Thank Erick_Alvarado
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose la Sabana | via 104 calle 78A, San Jose 10100, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2220 1614
  • E-mail
Description
Recognized among the best Italian restaurants in the world through the title OSPITALITA ITALIANA awarded by the Italian Chamber of Commerce.
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