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Calle 11, Av. 6 y 8 Detras de la Iglesia La Soledad, 150 metros al sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2221 7605
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:30
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San Diego, California, United States
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I saw the reviews here and on other sites, and walked in without a reservation on Tuesday the 10th January. We walked there from downtown San Jose, super eay to find. We were greeted by a nice host, who found us a table without delay. Our waiter was fabulous. We selected a bottle of wine, ordered salmon... More 

Thank Janice D
San José, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I absolutely love Tin Jo! The waiters are so nice, smiley and helpful. The place is lovely decorated. There is gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian delicious options. Some drinks are great, also! With absolute certainty I recommend this restaurant

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Thank natmesenj
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The best food, very delicious, high quality, amazing service and great atmosphere and ambient Must visit again 🙏🏼

Thank Hariscocaj
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I love Tin Jo every time I visit. The food is great, and the service is amazing! I've taken friends from other countries to eat there, and we've never had any complaints.

Thank Isaac M
CRSwallow, Owner at Tin Jo, responded to this review

Isaac, Thanks so much for being our frequent diner and for your lovely review. It truly is always a delight to serve you, your family and your friends. We wish you a spectacular 2017 and hope to serve you soon again! maria owner More 

Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant had lost our reservation but eventually got us a table. It is situated in a very sketchy area of town. The food was just ok but my daughter had food poisoning eating vegetarian noodles... she got very sick and it was a very bad experience. Two other parties had very strong stomach ache. Do not recommend....

Thank LulufromIpanema
CRSwallow, Owner at Tin Jo, responded to this review

Dear Lulu, First of all, thank you for coming to our restaurant. I am awfully sorry, alarmed and concerned to read about your experience in our restaurant. I hope your daughter and the other members of your party are feeling well. Will you help me figure out where we MUST pay attention as to prevent this from ever happening again?... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, delicious food, very cozy atmosphere, definitely an excellent experience. Allen, our waiter was so knowledgeable and courteous. We would definitely recommend this place for a romatic dinner.

Thank Gustavo G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome, we didn't have a reservation, but they were able to accommodate us within 10 minutes. The service was excellent from the moment that we step in to the moment we left. Good prices, I had a shrimp stir fried and it was delicious and my husband had a meat plate and he loved it. I will... More 

Thank Vanessa P
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Explicit food Great athmosphere Really Loved the Food Amazing staff especially a guy Called Vladimir excellent service with a smile a must visit when your In Costa Rica!!🇨🇷

Thank Pedroooo1984
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is tucked into Chinatown, which was a close walk from downtown San Jose where we stayed. Apparently, this area is not safe at night so we ended up taking a cab back to the hotel. The restaurant itself is cool, with a history, and great staff. We got a tour of all the different rooms in the hotel... More 

Thank mshrimal
CRSwallow, Owner at Tin Jo, responded to this review

Dear mshrimal, Thank you so much for coming to our restaurant and for taking the time to write us a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed the tour of our various Asian rooms. My husband, Robert, who did all the decoration and furniture will be pleased to know this. I am the one in charge of the kitchen... More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place and great food and special touch with a service that goes above and beyond what we were expecting! Thank you and I can't wait to be back here

Thank Sole S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11, Av. 6 y 8 Detras de la Iglesia La Soledad, 150 metros al sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 7605
Our mission is to serve delicious, healthy food in an environment that is conducive to sharing and caring. We believe that food should nourish us physically, emotionally and spiritually. Our dishes are inspired from Asian countries: China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Thailand. We have an extensive vegetarian and vegan menu as well as a gluten free menu. Our Asian themed rooms gather together all the art work we have collected as well as those created by closed friends and frequent diners. Tin Jo is our third child and we are very involved owners. We love to interact with you, our customers and it is our sincere wish that your visit to our restaurant satisfies not only your senses but also uplifts your spirit. With Gratitude,Maria Hon and Robert Faulstich

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