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Restaurante Castanuelas Flamenco

Calle 19 | Av 9 y11, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 7014 2100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle 19 | Av 9 y11, San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel told us to go here and oh my god are we happy we did. The waiter didn't speak English, and I don't speak the best Spanish but I left having had the best ahi tuna I've ever had. The Sangria, btw? It should...More

Thank Jing J
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Like many other reviewers, Castanuelas was recommended by Hotel Aranjuaz. It was the perfect place to end a long travel day. It was clean and the ambiance perfect. It was a block from the hotel. We had the calamari tapas, not great, the pork good,...More

Thank Loni22
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is a truly excellent restaurant. I started my meal with a bowl of the best gazpacho I've ever had, and it only got better from there. The salmon was very fresh and perfectly prepared, the potatoes flavorful and cooked just right, and the grilled...More

Thank Erika T
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this place with a recommendation from our hotel aranjuez. Firstly the door was locked which I thought was quite weird. The place looked nice and inviting once you were inside so we decide to order some different tapas. Everything was a disappointment, the...More

Thank Isabella B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The place is beautiful, excellent food, service and music. Quiet and warm, intimate. The tapas are delicious!

Thank Alicia B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a welcoming (apart from the locked front door, that so many businesses of all kind find necessary in San Jose) moderately formal and well appointed little restaurant.

Thank james123griffin
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the Hotel Aranjuez, indicated by a star on their map. It was only one block away, so we decided to try it. It was interesting, because the entrance was locked, but the proprietress opened it up for us and invited...More

Thank angelakatydid
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers an outstanding selection of Spanish and Catalan food. A interesting array of tapas as well as full plate dinners. I had the Tortilla Español, light and tender served with a green salad along with the Fabada Artunisa...a delicious white bean soup and...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We were staying in the nearby Hotel Aranjuez and needed somewhere to eat dinner - this is just a few doors down, and was recommended by the hotel staff. The restaurant was pretty empty so I didn't have high hopes, but I was SO wrong....More

Thank TaniaB84
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The restaurant was recommended to us by the staff at the Hotel Aranjuez to get a bite to eat and a cold beverage while we were waiting for our room to be available. We enjoyed our tapas so much that we decided to return that...More

Thank Shannon B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 19 | Av 9 y11, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 7014 2100
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