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The Jazz Cafe

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Bar, Latin, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
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Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2253 8933
11:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 18:30
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't appreciate a concert because the bartender need to take ice from the ice bucket which by the way in by the bar stool. Nice higiene too!

Thank David P
Los Angeles, California
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Nice concert place with a variety of shoes. Intimate place, good food and good musicianship from jazz, blues, rock. We had an amazing meal at a nearby vegan restaurant named Neshuma, 2 min. Walk in this alive university area.

Thank Marcomé M
San José
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It's a good place to hang out, just have to pick a day according to your music taste, they offer a little of everything. The food it's not the best quality I think, so I usually eat first some other place, the one in San Pedro is kind of small, so call first and make a reservation.

Thank jso21
Brewster, New York
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482 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a very casual music venue. They have a proper stage with a good sound system. Each night they offer different genres of live music.Really enjoyed it!

Thank Cynhoff
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140 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

If you like Jazz, this is the place to be during your permanence in San Jose! Nice atmosphere and great players make the Jazz Cafe an international corner quite spicy!!! I suggest also to Jam on Monday night!!

1 Thank Luca B
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Out of the blue stopped in here on a Friday night while a Beatles cover band called Dtour was playing and had an amazing night. For events such as this make an effort to get there early so you get a table. Bartenders and staff are really cool and are quick as they can be considering the crowd

Thank Cristian Z
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Loved this place. Please come and enjoy great music. Today the BeaGirls played and they are an awesome group. Excellent To get here please follow this directions in waze. The directions in the map are not accurate. Use this address: I'm at Lateral Prospero Fernandez, San Rafael, Escazú, drive here using Waze: http://waze.to/lr/hd1u0t36re

Thank Jose A
Barcelona, Spain
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238 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Saturday night: 1.Live music 2. Excellent atmosphere 3. Good food : more like fast food but still good. 4. Fair prices Recommended 100%

Thank corina0210
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

We went out looking for a nice live music and it's what we had here. We went to a Sabina and Serrat special concert. It was unbelievable how similar the singers were with the original singers!!! We took beer, a think the price was expensive for the Costa Rican standard but the place worth it. The decoration is nice and... More 

3 Thank Karina L
Miami Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Jazz Cafe in Escazu, is a great place to enjoy concerts. Check the agenda while in San Jose, you will love we could watch a Victor Wooten´s live concert and nice food, fgood drinks in an elegant ambiance with fantastic music !!!

Thank travelersjo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Latin, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 15:00
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  • Address: Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2253 8933

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