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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
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18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
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 Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Inexpensive, excellent asian food (Chinese,Indian,Japanese,Thai,Vietnamese).Effective and kind service. This place has been there for more than 40 years. the owners Maria and Roberto are very charming hosts.

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Thank Jacques H
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I go to this restaurant probably 30 or so years ago. At the beginning used to be a 100% chinese. From some years ago they changed to "asian food". They kept quality. However I always ask for my favorite dish that it´s not in the menu, but they still serve it: "arroz al horno con camarones" I deeply recommend it.

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Thank rurolex
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had lunch at Tin Jo on Thursday February 16, 2017 and got food poisoning. I have been dimg at Tin Jo since 2012 and so I was very disappointed. I did call and speak to the owner.

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Thank John Z
Heredia, Costa Rica
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110 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband, myself and two friends had lunch at Tin Jo today. We had appetizers, main courses and fabulous iced teas. It was all delicious. I love that I can safely eat gluten free and vegan here. The service was superb and we were all very full and happy.

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Thank Blossom S
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tin Jo is a Pan Asian restaurant located in downtown San Jose, not far from the 'Barrio Chino' (Chinatown). The menu covers Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Indian with some vegetarian options thrown in. I had an Indian curry dish. While tasty, it didn't come close to flavours found in Indian restaurants in other cities with large Indian population. I can't... More 

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Magliano Sabina, Italy
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212 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many different rooms, full on a Sunday afternoon but service was fast, excellent despite us not having a booking. Free WiFi while we waited 10 mins for a table. Not the best Asian food we've ever eaten but competent flavours - Pad Thai with chicken & shrimp, Indian chicken curry - both good, large portions. Spring rolls, not great, ditto... More 

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newfoundland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A popular local family style restaurant we visited for lunch. Staff was efficient and helpful. Kid friendly and a large menu offering various Asian style food- Chinese, Korean, Thai and Japanese. Not cheap but good value.

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The Villages, Florida
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this restaurant was a delight. Features five dining rooms. We ate in the garden room, beautiful!! Excellent service, plentiful and delicious food. Four of us loved it!

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London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is beautiful with six different rooms, the decor of which is from different parts of asia, if you can, have a look at all of them. The food itself was very good but not exceptional. I had the tartare of salmon with avocado for starter which was just that, okay but not special. For main I had... More 

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London, UK
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and variety of food / drink was pretty good for San Jose. The pace itself was nicely decorated and the staff were nice and friendly. The only thing that's stopping me from giving it a 5 is that the atmosphere wasn't great when we went and it felt like other diners could easily hear our conversation (as we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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