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Restaurante Lukas

$$ - $$$Latin, , Spanish
Centro Comercio El Pueblo | San Francisco de Goicoechea, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2233 8145
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“casado” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Latin, Central American, Spanish, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Centro Comercio El Pueblo | San Francisco de Goicoechea, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Lukas in a Sunday afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed the food, the location and the service. The steak was outstanding!!

Thank Rod P
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Lukas used to be a premium restaurant in Costa Rica back in the 90s and 80s. Currently it resists trends and it remains as the only decent business in El Pueblo (shopping center) a totally dated spot that’s just counting its days to be demolished...More

Thank augustoarce
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We have eaten at Restaurante Lukas for many years. It is a must stop on our trips to Costa Rica. We get the Baby Lukas with rice and beans. The baked "platano" is the best I have eaten.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

The restaurant considers itself a steak restaurant and the menu is heavily focused beef, but has a nice overall selection including chicken, fish and salads. Their versions of "churrasco" and "filet" are not the same as in the US, but there are large portions of...More

Thank DoxieGal58
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I recently ordered the tico tacos and was extremely disappointed the fact that there was practically no meat in them. I will say that they had a very good venue and the plates of all the guests surrounding me all look great.

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Whilst staying at Villa Tournon as part of a package tour, went to Lukas which is just up the road in Pueblo complex. Plenty of room, good service and a really good loom borgignon. A large group came in part way through our meal and...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Nice restaurant with friendly staff. Good choice but aimed at the American market with huge portions-1 steak meal is enough for 2. Tender steaks but i don't think they are cooked on a parilla-just fried so no grill taste.good choice of drinks.

Thank BurySt_EdmundsTrevor
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Great seafood with a good variety of dishes. I had the corvina (sea bass). Order the patacones fried plantains. Great service as well

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Visited on our last night with a large party. Service was ok. food there was plenty and a good variety on the menu, however more expensive than other restaurants we had been to.

Thank LandCC
Reviewed 4 December 2015

As always, nice food and great service. I have been coming around since the 90's and it keep serving great tico food.

Thank readyguy2k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Spanish, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercio El Pueblo | San Francisco de Goicoechea, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2233 8145
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