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Restaurante Grano de Oro

Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
+506 2255 3322
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Latin, European, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

it is an hotel restaurant but - a good one! the dishes are well prepared and served. it's a fancy and expensive one but great for a intimate or romantic evening.

Thank SabaOmer
Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is in the Hotel Grain de Oro, and takes up much of the ground floor. It's a magnificent setting, really grand. High ceilings, lots of space between tables and they have a Bar. The food is magnificent. We had a salad and the...More

Thank 749David
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent ambience, food, drinks, and service. Try seating in the stunning and beautiful outdoor courtyard.

Thank IEM10011
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely wonderful restaurant for lunch or dinner. Wonderful menu and wine list. Service was impeccable - totally unobtrusive but everything handled with no fuss or muss. Nice add on the wine list for "grand cru" wines by the glass - 4 of the very...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our last evening in Costa Rica before flying home and after an exhausting day flying Sansa from Arenal and walking San Jose we ended up at Restaurant Gano de Oro for dinner. What an amazing place!.When my husband and I entered the serene...More

Thank Slowpacer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It feels like your at home in the front room eating for dinner, in huge sofas, the breakfasts are in the courtyard, under parasols

1  Thank fattybumpkins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner and breakfast at this restaurant, Both meals were very tasty with good sized portions and the service was friendly and attentive.

Thank diverNewark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate in the hotel restaurant one evening, which is the same place as where breakfast is served. The menu offers meat and fish, with a French influence. I had the cassoulet which was ok (I’ve had better in France). The restaurant was busy, so...More

Thank AJMglobaltraveller
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We enjoyed the quiet ambiance and beautiful decor. The beef tenderloin was perfectly prepared and served.

Thank nicolette c
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

My friends and I dined at the restaurant tonight... beautiful Victorian mansion. Bartender was friendly and gracious but Hugo, our waiter, was rude to the point he ruined our enjoyable evening. The food was very good- vegetarian options were amazing! I spoke to the manager...More

Thank Jason M
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15 March 2018|
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Response from EdyBrunner | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on Sundays best is to make reservations before going to the place. Prices are in cólones and dollars. It’s worth it the place and food are very nice!!
13 December 2017|
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Response from Fernando H | Reviewed this property |
Costa Rica is a very informal place. He will not need a jacket but I would not go there in shorts during dinner. But otherwise no one will bother you if you wear jeans or other informal wear.
17 May 2017|
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Response from Evelyn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have the menu on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30, Avenida 2 y 4 | #251, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 3322
  • E-mail
Restaurant Grano de Oro merges Costa Rican tropical with European cuisine under the expertise of our French chef Francis Canal. Once a simple cafe, this restaurant has evolved into one of San Jose’s finest dining establishments, frequented by locals and tourists alike.Specialty cocktails, classically presented dishes and delicious desserts are served in the charming ambiance of a magnificent period home with an elegant inner courtyard. The bilingual wait staff provides professional and friendly service. Service is offered throughout the day from 7 am to 10 pm. Restaurant, patio and bar are non-smoking
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