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Restaurante Beso

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International, Costa Rican
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100m Oeste de la Contraloria General de la Republica | Calle Morenos, Sabana Sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Well I never complain about places I visited; but this specific place was in my top ten list of the restaurants not to go. Let's start with the basics. Furnitures; all the tables and chairs are damaged. The place looks a little messy and ruined, sadly cuz the restaurant it's located in an old beautiful house in front La Sabana... More 

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were staying nearby and decided to eat here. We ordered cervix he which was very bad. We then ordered Filet mignon and a rib eye. The steaks that were bought to the table were neither...in fact they both resembled round steak or flank steak. We bought this to the attention of our waiter and he became... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

We went to this restaurant because we were staying at a nearby hotel and that there are not many options around. I can only confirm the overall bad comments on trip advisor about this place. The only good things were the friendly waiters and that we did not wait too long (there were not many customers though, and most of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

This place looked fancy from the outside and had a cute looking patio, but as it was windy we opted to sit inside. We were shown to a different seating area than we had seen from the outside that was very no frills. The menu was extensive, but also very expensive. The server that sat us and took our order... More 

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Thank Lindzary
Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

Beso is a beautiful outdoor cafe across from the Sabana Park. The chicken wings were really good, portion size was truly economical, and sauce you can have the sauce on the side so they aren't sloppy. Don't do the Sunday brunch it is expensive and not really special - more beans and rice! The atmosphere is good and it is... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

This place is totally awful!!! Seriously, I arrived with my wife hoping to enjoy a nice dinner and it was like going to a worn down bar. By all means stay away from this place. The prices were overly expensive and we were seated at some clumsy wooden chairs and table. I regret every penny I spent and wish I... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

This place used to be okay, but now it kinda sucks. The food isn't bad, and the place still looks kinda nice, but the service is terrible and the menu seems to be going downhill.

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Ridgefield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

I visited Restaurente Beso on a trip with a group of 10. It was mid day and we were walking around looking for somewhere that would suit everyones tastes and we are lucky we found Beso. We dined at the covered patio, large and comfortable and we all found what we needed to eat with their lunch buffet. They do... More 

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Thank Aaron F
Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

For the prices, the food was only mediocre, some inedible, service was inattentive. Nice location.......they could do so much better!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

My wife and I decided to take a stroll on our first night in San Jose. We passed by Beso and noticed a number of people sitting on their patio and enjoying drinks and company. We decided to stop in and check it out. We ordered the guacamole and a couple of local beers (Bavaria) in Spanish and were very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100m Oeste de la Contraloria General de la Republica | Calle Morenos, Sabana Sur, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose

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