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Restaurant Casa Jose

Penas Blancas | de la represa de Cachí, 2 kilometros sur y 3 kilometros este., Cachi 30204, Costa Rica
+506 2577 2222
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“my husband” (2 reviews)
“costa rica” (4 reviews)
“amazing food” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Fusion, Healthy, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Penas Blancas | de la represa de Cachí, 2 kilometros sur y 3 kilometros este., Cachi 30204, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 13 May 2017

We revisited the restaurant, this time with the family, and we confirmed that their service, the food quality and freshness are always present. The host and his staff are always there to help and bring the best out of your visit. Enjoy the magnificent natural...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Personal service and fun location! The wine that was recommended was wonderful! I asked questions about the menu and Jose started figuring out what he could prepare special just for my likes---fun and very creative. Food beautifully plated too.

Thank Char031256
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was the most amazing meal while in Costa Rica, and not only due to the food. My husband and I both had the best tuna steak ever, as well as the largest tuna steak ever, cooked to perfection, and tasting freshly caught. One of...More

Thank BarbandRay1981
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Don Jose will take real care of you... what amazing food creations he personally offers. Try what ever dish you want from the menu or simply ask don Jose to make his own variation for you. Of course, beware your senses as they might be...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is really nice, it's literally in the middle of the mountain so you can hear the sounds of birds while eating. The service and food is pretty good. The chef and staff have a totally original way of singing "happy birthday", that was...More

Thank Daniela T
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Food is awesome. Service is fantastic. Atmosphere is perfect. We were the only ones with kids in the restaurant, but the staff didn't seem to mind and catered to them as well as us. Jose is amazing.

Thank jakatlanta
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Nicely cooked food, lovely presentation, service, and surroundings. Recommend the trout. Fresh made biscuits. Very good coffee. We ate there for a fancy wedding dinner as well as two evening dinners when staying at the lodge, also breakfast, loved the Gallo Pinto (rice and beans).

Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Whether you fall for the trout in palmleaves with mediterranean spices (trucha casa Jose) or the tropical chickenbeast filet, or mint cream with chocolate ... it's always nicely presented, honest ingredients and fine combination of flavours! Don Jose loves to combine traditional dishes with mediterranean...More

Thank Marion_vdB
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

The weather was amazing the place and the surroundings are just amazing, beutiful place. The attention from Jose was personalized so we had a very nice meal.... Fresh bread, nicely done trout, nice natural drinks... A nice place to have your lunch. I will be...More

1  Thank esteban c
Reviewed 2 July 2015

You can't go wrong! Amazing environment and the food is so delicious I still think about it everyday. Jose is truly a master chef!!

Thank Averh2o
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29 August 2017|
Response from Char031256 | Reviewed this property |
jose, will prepare something to meet your dietary wants/needs. don't recall a main entree being less than 6 or 8 thousand colones. so, 12 dollars at the lowest. i must admit we haven't been back in over a year. it is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Latin, Fusion, Healthy, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penas Blancas | de la represa de Cachí, 2 kilometros sur y 3 kilometros este., Cachi 30204, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Cartago  >  Cachi
  • Phone Number: +506 2577 2222
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Casa José is a unique product in the area. Its infrastructure, service, environment, and international organic fusion cuisine, will guarantee a unique delight your palate.With a very high level presentation, unique texture and great taste, we aim to please especially healthy food lovers.
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