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Chez Cristophe

San Rafael, Escazu, carretera vieja a Santa Ana, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good57%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastry” (4 reviews)
“costa rica” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
San Rafael, Escazu, carretera vieja a Santa Ana, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

In my search for buttery, savory, flakey croissants in Costa Rica, so far I have come across 3 all in different regions of the country and Chez Christophe is definitely on the list of real French bakeries, found in the heart of Escazú, Costa Rica....More

Thank p3as
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have a yummy bfast and were quite disappointed!!!! First the service was awful... I think understaffed since not all tables where busy. The eggs Benedict were the daily special, we ordered with salmon. The eggs were over poached very little sauce and...More

Thank AmandaV45
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Relaxing atmosphere and beautiful presentation with very tasty food. Service was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank felixjb123
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We ordered a cinnamon bun with raisins. It melted in our mouth, not too sweet, moist and flaky. Can't wait to try other items in the bakery.

1  Thank MarciaSutter
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Quiches, Coffe, pastries, Sandwiches! Everything is devine and makes you want to come back for more. They have their act together and that translates into YUMMY!

1  Thank Vatsmia
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Like the place for breakfast/lunch. I have been here two times and I think I will become a frequent customer. Service is very good, the coffee and the french toast are delicious!!!

Thank Frances P
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Not a bad stop for a coffee with something sweet or salty to go with it. Coffee is good, the pastry is homemade and made with effort. Worth the money. Price: $10 per meal Recommendation: Chicken Curry Pie

Thank MDalmauDonato
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Nice place to have a good talk with a good coffee. Pastries are a must try.If you get by car, finding a parking place might be a little difficult. be patient.

Thank Marilyn O
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I've been enjoying trip to Costa Rica and breakfast/lunches at Chez Cristophe for several years, and it is a consistently good choice. The outdoor seating area is quite pleasant and the food is always good - I particularly enjoy the smoked salmon ravioli, which I...More

Thank lar289
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Whenever I am in the Escazu area I always make a special trip to Chez Cristophe. I love the pizza squares (for breakfast) in the bakery case, chocolate croissants and lattes. I have never been disappointed with anything I have ordered here. Recommended!

Thank Costaricamommy
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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  • Address: San Rafael, Escazu, carretera vieja a Santa Ana, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
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