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El Punto

Escazu 10103, Costa Rica
+506 2215 0387
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“croquettes” (4 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
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International, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Escazu 10103, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

A menu that changes with seasons and very creative dishes. The atmosphere is homey & pleasant, garden dining is available, service is good. Always an interesting meal!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank sandy c
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We went to have dinner on the Mexican food day and had a terrible experience, the food has nothing to do with mexican food, tortillas were cold, no flavor in any of the dishes served and besides all it was really expensive! This restaurant os...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pau22018
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Hello, Thanks for taking your time in write us a feedback, we really appreciate! We are very sorry your experience that day went bad, hope you can give us the opportunity to demonstrate how we usually offer the gastronomic experience. We will work on your...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

The food at this place is top notch. The service is 5 star and the experience can't be missed. The ever evolving menu put together by chef Rodrigo Montesinos is exciting and unique. Take a date, friends or the family...you won't be disappointed. Great craft...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PaddyHM3
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Great place with modern food. We had been here a while ago and now they changed the menu and we were positively surprised. Good and innovative dishes and excellent service. Priced reasonably for the quality. Will be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AMajch
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Make sure you reserve a table outside in the garden area a beautiful green space. The place is charming with different areas tthat keep a certain privacy. Very quaint decor. Service is ok, seemed a bit disorganized. The cocktail menu is short yet creative and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Amanda, Thanks for your feedback, we will work based on your comments. Hoping to exceed expectations next time!! Regards, Jimena

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The food is just amazing, I loved everything I tried and the staff was very friendly and fast. And the ambience was very nice too. The food was Latin with a very Mexican touch that makes the food new and surprising. Even the cocktails were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gabyveld
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hello Gaby! Thanks for your review! We are very pleased knowing foodies as you are, had a great time with us!! For sure, we will wait for you to come back!! Regards, Jimena

Reviewed 14 July 2018

Not much to say, great service, nice quiet place. Great food. Everything looks great and tasted even better.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jose b
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hi Jose, Thank you very much for you review we are very glad your experience was a great one !! Hope we will see you soon!! Jimena

Reviewed 10 July 2018

With one night in San Jose, we chose to dine at this an upscale restaurant. This place had great food, professional service and over the top presentation! Every dish came out with a mini show, my croquettes were swirling in dry ice! Very cool experience....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank HowIJourney
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hello, Thank your for your review, we are very pleased your one night in San Jose was a cool experience! Hope we can see you soon!! Regards Jimena

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I have a kind of large experience in restaurants worldwide .. I was waiting to return in one place since a year , this is the gastro bar #elpunto in #costarica. If you go to #sanjose please don’t miss this AMAZING small restaurant, the food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Paula L
Jimena M, Propietario at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Hi Paula, thank you very much for the review. We are ver glad that you enjoyed your experience at El Punto.

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

It’s beautiful venue with an exquisite decoration elegant and minimalistic. The culinary proposal is reach with a measured Mexican accent due to the roots of talented chef and owner Rodrigo. Elegant tacos and and Octopus and the managed of flavors is balance and delicate.... as...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank arturosavage
Jimena M, Gerente at El Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi Arturo, Thanks for your review, we are very glad you had a great experience. Hope to see you soon! Jimena

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1 November 2017|
Response from Jimena M | Property representative |
Hi Jim we are having problems with our telephone, but we have a celular +506 8483-4725. If you want we can call you!! If you need some information o make a reservation you can also write us to info()tgelpunto()com Sorry... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escazu 10103, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2215 0387
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We like to utilize progressive kitchen techinques to provide an artisenal aproach to our work. We combine technology and ingenuity to provide fun-filled dishes that potentiate the essence and flavor of each ingredient. As these different textures mix they evoke emotional responses that transmit respect and passion towards the food, awakening the five senses to feed your soul.
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