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Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2257 6616
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try out Limoncello for dinner with high school friends, and we were impressed with the service, the menu and the food. Everything was reasonably priced, portions were generous and the taste, fabulous! I had the checca spaghetti and it was delicious, my...More

Thank MariafromCR
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I had a business lunch in this restaurant with three more people. One of them had the good idea to reserve a private area, since we must speak sensible matters. I must to admit that I never had been there, but I knew where it...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is one of those places were food is very good, restaurant is nice and well decorated, service is excellent and prices are not expensive. We go regularly, its never a bad choice.

Thank marcomalcotti
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has great choices, very good ingredients and great taste. The appetizers are very good to share with family. Very good selection of wines.

1  Thank Federico H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This restaurant has all the components of a great restaurant: quiet location, historic building, interesting menu and attentive staff. However, it is only average in every aspect. Everything: decor, food, attention, service could be better.

1  Thank fjchaves
Reviewed 16 January 2018

located a bit out of the city center, this is a quiet place. there is no Italien in the kitchen or among the waiters, and neither is the owner. but the food is Italian at its best. we enjoyed the pulpo (in two different versions),...More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wow. What an experience! Gorgeous attentive wait staff, move chairs, pour drinks and ensure everything is perfect. The food was well priced considering the tourist towns we had visited in Costa Rica. This place is five star service and high quality food. The finale was...More

1  Thank jetteoksis
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great little Italian restaurant. Should be famous for their octopus dishes! Looks upscale but prices are ultra cheap for the quality and service you receive. I will go there often!

Thank JackHide
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Lots of charm ,located in a romantic old house. Convenient to central San Jose. Not the cheapest restaurant but a good value

Thank Javaman126
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Not a typical restaurant you would necessarily find. It is a delicious Italian restaurant. The rib eye steak was huge! It came mashed potatoes and vegetables. Considering the enormous steak, the potato portion was quite small. The risotto with shrimp and vodka was delicious with...More

1  Thank rainiershadow
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10 May 2015|
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Response from eakj45 | Reviewed this property |
I've dined there half a dozen times and never needed a reservation, however, if you are going at a peak time, it might be a good idea. I've always had my server call a cab - no problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
11:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio La California, detras del cine Magaly. 25 metros al oeste, junto al parqueo publico Alma Roca. | Junto al parqueo Alma Roca, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2257 6616
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