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Machu Pichu

San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2283 3679
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea bass” (11 reviews)
“ceviche” (16 reviews)
“white fish” (2 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether for a snacks and a pisco sour or a full meal, we often entertain at the Machu Picchu and make a point of going with out of town guests as this authentic South American cuisine is a real treat. Try the ceviches and the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual Peruvian restaurant with a long history in San Jose. The service is always prompt and friendly. Diverse clientele that seem to include many regulars, and very good for visitors and even families. Ceviches and causas to start, and love the lomito salteado and corvina...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fsrm59
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Lots of seafood and local fare options. We had shrimp, octopus and salad with beer and sides. The service was excellent and it is centrally located away from the hustle of the main road.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Tramath
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Service is slow but the food is pretty good and very reasonable. Love the fried whole fish and the grilled octopus.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Disappointing and expensive. I ordered the coriander chicken and got this enormous plate of food but the chicken had lots of gristle in it so I kept having to spit it out and the rice was bland. What a waste of food. I told the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Not-Lost-Wanderers
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Ok so we are looking for a place to eat but we end up going to machu pichu and my experience i will never comeback Very poor service and unfriendly waiter so we end up getting just beer

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank iamniicko
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I had some sort of shrimp and it was good. It was close by the hotel that we were staying in in San Jose so we were able to walk. Front desk recommended it. However, the flavor was not exactly to my taste, but I...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank eyar
Reviewed 22 June 2017

While the meals we ordered where ok, they where nothing special. Instead of French fries asked to substitute for broccoli. Bill comes they charged us for broccoli. Bill clearly shows a service fee ( tip ) bot the waiter said there is no tip included....More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank fjtota
Reviewed 22 March 2017

great, friendly waitstaff. great seafood and authentic cultural dishes. also they have the cool glass cococola bottles!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank sienna_stan
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I am completely dumbfounded at any negative ratings for this great restaurant. I eat here almost every time I am in town. We had Pescado (fish) con Jumbo Camarones (shrimp) au gratin and it was heavenly along with a side of rice. I for the...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank TheBlum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2283 3679
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