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The Jazz Cafe

Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2253 8933
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
12 Jul 2017
“Great place to go and see live music”
27 Feb 2017
“Great place, good shows in SanPedro”
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Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 8 September 2014

I always go to the Jazz Café (both venues-San Pedro and Escazu) when I am in the area and there are some English speaking Bands playing Classic Rock and/or Blues. The Bands that I have seen there are made up of exceptional musicians! The food...More

2  Thank Steve A
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

This was absolutely me favourite evening in San Jose. They had a salsa night with a live, 14-piece jazz band an plenty of Salsa dancing! Although I didn't do any dancing myself I had a great time watching everyone and the band was fantastic. The...More

2  Thank hannahlui
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Stopped in here for a few last drinks on the last night of our trip to Costa Rica. So glad we did. Latin band grooved HARD and as a musician I was thoroughly impressed by the talent and quality of the live entertainment. Drinks were...More

1  Thank brettmacdougall
Reviewed 29 November 2013

We stumbled upon this club while bar hopping in the neighborhood. Good sound and sight lines. Calypso band and was OK, but we understand there are not a lot of options in San Jose. Fine drinks and wait staff. Note - there is a different...More

Thank M R K
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We went on a reggae / ska night randomly. Music was good, crowd was a little eccentric but it was good fun. Drinks were good, service was a bit slow and it wasnt packed. Was a good laugh though.

Thank RSC838
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We went on a thursday night and weren't expecting too much, we just wanted somewhere to eat and chill. However, we got an incredibly talented beat-boxer and a very entertaining rock band. It wasn't quite jazz, but I really liked both performances. The live show...More

Thank Lola O
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Two weeks ago I went to Jazz Cafe Escazu with my son for a rock music concert with local bands and really like this place it is small for no more than 500 persons. It has two bars and one VIP side in the second...More

Thank Greivin S
Reviewed 18 July 2012

We went for the jazz, had a terrible and wobbly table and flaminco dancing instead of jazz. Very disappointing - confirm the entertainment before enterring.

Thank AjijicDrron
Reviewed 23 May 2012

One of the few places in San José with live shows, good drinks and decent food.

Thank Nesterix1
Reviewed 28 March 2012

little dark concert hal with live music and food. Enjoyd salsa, jazz, regea and all great bands of latin america

Thank CalloCr
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Latin, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2253 8933
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