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At the Guachipelin crossing with the old Santa Ana | Multicentro La Paco, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2228 3126
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The service was okay, a bit slow, but the amazing food made up for it. The setting is great for conversations.

Thank Esteban P
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Old wilted loose leaf lettuce does not stand up to the dressing. I would expect more from this place for its prices.

1 Thank Ronald W
Coral Gables, Florida
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123 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The site is ideal for meeting friends, excellent service and good menu with alternatives; the atmosphere is very pleasant. It openly recommend

Thank Arnold1936
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Consistent excellence thru the years. Be assured that the place, the service and the food will be top quality.

1 Thank fergonzaleza
Miami, Florida
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62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

visited there today ! great sandwich recommend the Luis sandwich ! I have been passing by there for months and finally stopped by wish i did before ! great place for a coffee and people watching !

1 Thank lap1000
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Popular and fun people-watching spot. The most unique baños in San Jose.

1 Thank KCW2TX
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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126 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

My husband and I stop here regularly for dinner and drinks. The food is fabulous, the service is outstanding, and the atmosphere is very relaxed. We can sit on the patio and enjoy wine and dessert for hours!

2 Thank K8errm24
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150 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

You just can't go wrong at Il Panino. Something for everyone. You also have the option of viewing FILIPOS menu ( pizza place next door) to increase your options. Very yummy as well. The Michelle salad is my go to salad. Its dressing is almost to good to be true and it comes w Pepper Beef Carpaccio( You can order... More 

Thank Vatsmia
San Jose, Costa Rica
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The food is great, they have a good selection or salads, paninis, and food. The best caipirinhas in town. Can be busy in the afternoons and evenings so have a drink while you wait for your order. Located in Guachipelin de Escazu in La Paco Shopping center.

Thank EdwinER
Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Had a three day stopover in San Jose. Visited Il Panino mid-afternoon for a quick bite.We shared a very delicious carpaccio, a salad with caramelized pears, arugula, blue cheese and nuts. The highlight was a plate a grilled fresh palm hearts simply brushed with good olive oil and a little salt and pepper. Service was very friendly and attentive.Prices were... More 

1 Thank kenluigi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cafe, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At the Guachipelin crossing with the old Santa Ana | Multicentro La Paco, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 3126
We are and Italian-European coffee/bar. You can have light meal with ingredients of the highest quality. we specialize in a wide selection of panini (sandwhiches), Antipasti, Soups, Salads, Desserts (made ​​entirely in-house),and we also serve breakfast. We also offer a wide variety of beverages,including natural and freshly made fruit and vegetable juices, as well as Spirits & Wine. The preparation of our coffee drinks is very special,as we roast our own selection of raw beans right in front of your eyes.

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