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Little Seoul

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San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2232 5551
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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san jose, costa rica
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2012

The place is a bit run down, they make an effort though. More than can be said for alot of places in CR. Its like they added to the place a few times so be careful going to the mens bathroom, the floor changes height 3 times in the hall.... I think what they are going for is a mix... More 

3 Thank Matthew M
San Jose, Costa Rica
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2012

I had been a client for years and after trying many Korean and Japanese restaurants always keep going back there for great autentic food. The decoration needs to be renew and looks old.

2 Thank Federico M
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012 via mobile

The best sushi place in San Jose, always fresh, large selection of sushi and Korean food. Love the miso soup, the kimchi, California roll, caterpillar, bulgogi..... Mmm.....

1 Thank Mkss2004
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

A bit pricey but the food is well worth it. A bit of a sterile / strip-mall atmosphere.

1 Thank Marc R
San Jose, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

I went to Little Seoul for my birthday since I was craving Korean food and I wanted to try a restaurant I hadn´t been to, and I´m glad I did! We ordered Bibimbap and a sushi. Both were really good, fresh and authentic! Will definitely go back!

1 Thank JegrealSanJose
San Jose, Costa Rica
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43 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

Little Seoul is my favorite for sushi. Good variety, decent prices, always fresh! I like to go with friends...but sometimes I even go alone to get my sushi fix!

Thank Ginette L
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2012

Returned to the restaurant on a recent visit to San Jose and happy to report that not much has changed, including the wonderful and authentic food, same family ownership and operation, and high level of service. Had the bibimpop (plentiful, fresh, and healthy) and sushi. I Preferred the Korean offering over Japanese but then my partner raved about her tempura.

Thank Lostinhollywood
Heredia, Costa Rica
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127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2011

Food is not fresh, menu was good (but with old food what's the point?) not good overall

Thank Maria R
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2009

Who would have thought that you could find top-quality authentic Korean food in Costa Rica? Located next to Plaza Mayor shopping mall in Rohrmoser, an affluent suburb of San Jose, this friendly restaurant is a gem of a find. Looking for something different while on holiday in Costa Rica, we came across the restaurant via recommendation from a local, and... More 

3 Thank Lostinhollywood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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 2232 5551

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?