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Restaurante Grano de Oro

Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
+506 2255 3322
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Latin, European, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I come for dinner, our air transfer was canceled and stay at the hotel overnight. It was a slow night as the restaurant looks empty all evening, our family included 2 teenagers and one order form the very basic kids...More

Thank P S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our last night in Costa Rica! As an appetizer, we shared a small seafood plate with gravlax and a white fish. Very lovely and tasty! As a main course, my friend ordered the duck. I enjoyed a lamb shank - the best I have ever...More

Thank Doris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my daughters and nice to have our last meal in Costa Rica. This is the second time for me here. Just as amazing as I remembered this second go around. We all had a wonderful experience and the service was superb. I strongly...More

Thank PedroOrso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the restaurant was good. The atmosphere is very "homey" and they do a good job of making it feel smaller than it is. Drinks are creative and good and meal options are varied and creative. One of my favorite things we had there was...More

Thank bruce c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very fortunate to be staying in the hotel Grano de Oro and were able to dine in this lovely restaurant. The service was impeccable and food delicious.

Thank anne n
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great place, fine dinner and great staff. They also have a good selections of wines, a bit expensive.

Thank Qxdev
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The building has been restored and it’s a great piece of Victoria architecture! The food is high end and very specialized. Fine dining at its best!

Thank CARICACO
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We stay at the hotel as well. As soon as the driver to this hotel had his moment, hè told us that we have to eat here. He was the second one who advised us, so we did. We had lamb and tenderloin (in a...More

Thank Sonja W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Had amazing coconut drink, “cocanita”. Bartender did amazing job recommending is drinks and introducing hotel Grano de Oro to us. Very nice day atmosphere. Having a good drink next to fountain in the middle of hotel just makes your day better.

Thank Sofija I
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We had both dinner and breakfast here. While both were good, I believe the breakfast experience is exceptional. With it's open courtyard and old world decor, the restaurant complements the Gran de Oro hotel very well. The service was both attentive and excellent. Freshly (right...More

Thank Chip L
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AbigailShropshire
13 December 2017|
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Response from Fernando H | Reviewed this property |
Costa Rica is a very informal place. He will not need a jacket but I would not go there in shorts during dinner. But otherwise no one will bother you if you wear jeans or other informal wear.
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17 May 2017|
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Response from Evelyn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have the menu on their website.
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GHPMEP
27 March 2017|
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Response from CiroGDO | Property representative |
Good morning! Please contact our reception directly to make your reservation. For our hotel guests we don't have an official dress code but recommend business casual as that is how most of the locals dress when they come to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 3322
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant Grano de Oro merges Costa Rican tropical with European cuisine under the expertise of our French chef Francis Canal. Once a simple cafe, this restaurant has evolved into one of San Jose’s finest dining establishments, frequented by locals and tourists alike.Specialty cocktails, classically presented dishes and delicious desserts are served in the charming ambiance of a magnificent period home with an elegant inner courtyard. The bilingual wait staff provides professional and friendly service. Service is offered throughout the day from 7 am to 10 pm. Restaurant, patio and bar are non-smoking
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