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Alma De Amon

Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
+506 2222 3232
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (8 reviews)
“ceviche” (13 reviews)
“mango salad” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Peruvian, Bar, South American, Central American, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely fantastic!!! My fair skinned lover and I have already been to this restaurant twice while on holiday. Jonathan helped us just this last time! Words cannot express my enjoyment of our dinning experience! Every single time we go in we try...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast and dinner here as part of the G Adventures tour. The food was good, ceviche very good, but the service was a bit patchy.

Thank Alf B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding customer service! Thank you Peter... Refreshing to see business handled accordingly and quality customer service. Moreover, the food here is WAY above average and quality counts in my book. Overall, if you're in San Jose and haven't or don't have a meal here, you're...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

They had an amazing spot in the city. The restaurant is full of color and it's very cozy. The food is phenomenal, everything we tried was good. If you visit Alma de Amon you have to order the cuban sliders, they're delicious! The staff is...More

Thank Marivette d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were Amazing at this place. The decor was very nice too! Our waiter was so much fun! We had a skirt steak taco that was one of our best meals in Costa Rica!

Thank grace4865
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a group of visitors from our office to Alma de Amon. They would be here for a short period of time and not enough time to actually experience the country; many had never been to this part of the Americas. This restaurant was...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here several times throughout our g adventures tour due to staying at the hotel next door. Breakfast I enjoyed banana macadamia pancakes a lot. Large serving size. Dinner had the trio of cervices and las fritas cubano which was a couple of sliders. Meat...More

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Lively local restaurant, full of colour and portraits of national and Latin American hero’s. The food was OK too.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The food has good quality and quantity. The service is friendly, fast and smart. The tuna was very tasty....

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I had breakfast here for the last four days, tried different things each day and all were good. The coffee is excellent and just keeps coming an essential requirement for me. This place is quite busy in the evenings I expect folk are attracted by...More

Thank cjwlutton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 | Entre Avenida 9 y 11, San Jose 11681, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 3232
Alma de Amon is a restaurant specializing in Latino Soul Food. The menu is comprised of dishes from all over the region along with craft cocktails inspired by classic Latino cocktails and local artisanal ingredients.
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