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History Gastro Lounge

| 800 mts Oeste del Cruce de San Rafael, Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
+506 2289 8153
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lemon pie” (13 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| 800 mts Oeste del Cruce de San Rafael, Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love that the menu has recommended drink (beer or wine) pairings for the meals. They also have a nice selection of artisanal beers 👍🏽. We each had the Filet Mignon burger, which was just perfect. Both beers we had were nice and I highly recommend...More

Thank monica D
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We stayed a few extra days in San Jose thanks to Harvey, and we were able to try out a few more restaurants. We had a wonderful meal here at History - the service, the decor, the food, the beer - it was all excellent!...More

Thank hollandays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food is very tasty, very well prepared and very nicely decorated on the plates. The service is amazing, they treat you really well and service is very fast. Prices are a bit high, but its worth it as overall is a great place.

Thank jacampos00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although on a busy street, ambiance was relaxed and quiet. Food was excellent, wine and beer pairings were very appropriate. Generous portions, good prices, and one evening was the first of their live music series, so we enjoyed music by an excellent singer/guitarist. Overall a...More

Thank JanetM25
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I spent 4 weeks in the San Jose area and this was easily the best food and service I had. Everything was delightful, from the lamb meatballs to the beef entrees (The Santorini Beef Loin and the Skirt Steak) to the AMAZING lemon pie. I...More

Thank Cliff F
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing all the way.. food, people and ambience .. highly recommended .. in there you are family. Steaks are fenomenal .. grilled octopus fantastic!

Thank Rodolfo B
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The experience and the food was very good. I had the greek salad and it was nothing but the goodies you usually get on the lettuce. It was spectacular! :) My husband had the burger and eyed all the ribs that were going by all...More

Thank laplantes
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Every time i visit Costa Rica, one of my goals is to come to this place, i just love it!! Every item of the menu I have tried is amazing, and the pie to die for.

Thank Nino F
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Been here multiple times and every time is fantastic. Tried a different menu item each time and everything's been great. I'll come back many times before I leave.

Thank LucasANet
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I recently visited the History Gastro Lounge and I can say this is my kind of place, the ambiance, the simple yet tasty food, I fell in love with the rustic decor and pricing is quite fair. The food is far from pretentious, it’s simple...More

Thank Sebas V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 800 mts Oeste del Cruce de San Rafael, Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2289 8153
  • E-mail
From Europe to Costa Rica, we bring you the best urban concept of restaurant, coffee break and lounge. History Gastro Lounge brings the best service, atmosphere and state of the art products all fresh from the kitchen to your table. We use the best ingredients from the local and international markets such as Hot Dutch cheese, Red and Black Angus, wild salmon, lamb from New Zealand and many more.
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