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Restaurant La Bastille

Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2255 4994
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pâté” (2 reviews)
“garlic bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Swiss, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018. Pig Jowl Goulash. So incredibly good, it should not just be a "special". As I said to Thomy, I have never had anything but a good meal (at the least), with some being exquisite, but the Goulash was beyond those other...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We have been dining at Tommy's European restaurant for almost 4 years. We make a point to visit every time we pass through San Jose. The food is great, the menu is varied, and the Swiss owner-host, Tommy, is an enjoyable character with plenty of...More

Thank blairhankins33
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Tommy always amazes me with his creations and delicious food. Treats you like a long lost friend and more like you are a guest at his own house. Servers are attentive and friendly.

Thank Double V
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We called in here on Black Friday evening as it was close to our hotel and we saw that the reviews were very good. Fortunately the restaurant was open in the evening as it was Black Friday as it normally only opens during the day....More

Thank Belfastguy
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

For my last night in San José, on November 30th, I went to La Bastille for dinner and it did not disappoint. I chose one of Chef Thomy's daily specials - Osso Bucco and it was wonderful. A pleasant surprise was a starter of three...More

Thank Renaissancevoyager
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Might not look too flashy from the outside, but this place really is worth the visit. Wine was good and went really well with the rest of the flavors on the menu. I loved the fresh eal and trout. Mushroom and grape soup was really...More

Thank Zoë T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Had pasta and seafood for lunch today and it was good. The chef Thomy was rather entertaining. The only drawback is limited seating, so keep your dinner party small 4-6 pax.

Thank 215tracey
Reviewed 8 March 2017

small intimate place where the chef, owner, host gives you attention, makes good recommendations and serves one of the best meals I've ever had. I would strongly recommend making a visit to this restaurant. Try the Pate. It was delicious! And the pork tenderloin.

1  Thank eurasia010
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great attention and suggestions. Two waitresses and owner/chef have great service. Small place with daily specials. We had a nice dinner together a group of ten.

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Very difficult to find a better restaurant in San Jose, food, attention, wines and price make this place exceptional !!!!

Thank Apano31
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 4994
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