Guidebook for San José

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Guidebook for San José

Food Scene
Papa John's
Italian food
Pane e Vino
Italian food
Japanese restaurant/ sushi
Matsuri
Japanese restaurant/ sushi
Subway
Mexican food
Los Antojitos
Mexican food
McDonald's
Gourmet restaurant. Good for steaks, wine, and a fancy dinner
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Furca
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Gourmet restaurant. Good for steaks, wine, and a fancy dinner
Salads, sandwiches, healthy fast food
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Cosí
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Salads, sandwiches, healthy fast food
Colombian coffee
Juan Valdez
Colombian coffee
Starbucks
Italian Pizzeria
La Fabbrica
Italian Pizzeria
French bakery, good breakfasts
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Café St. Honoré
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French bakery, good breakfasts
Costa Rican food (soda).
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Soda Tapia
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Costa Rican food (soda).
Costa Rican food. Great view of the city
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Mirador Tiquicia
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Costa Rican food. Great view of the city
Gourmet Costa Rican food. Fancy restaurant. Only use local ingredients
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Restaurante Silvestre
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Gourmet Costa Rican food. Fancy restaurant. Only use local ingredients
Argentinian empanadas
La Gauchada
Argentinian empanadas
Seafood at a good price
La Princesa Marina
Seafood at a good price
Upscale Argentinian Restaurant. Good meat cuts and wine
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La Esquina de Buenos Aires
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Upscale Argentinian Restaurant. Good meat cuts and wine
Chinese restaurant
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Flor de Loto Restaurant
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Chinese restaurant
Lebanese cuisine
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Lubnan
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Lebanese cuisine
Mediterranean fast food
Nana Falafel
Mediterranean fast food
The best restaurant in Costa Rica according to the ratings. Must reserve in advance
Park Cafe
The best restaurant in Costa Rica according to the ratings. Must reserve in advance
Good place for brunch or dinner
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Hotel Grano De Oro
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Good place for brunch or dinner
Great Asian food ( Variety of Thai, Chinese, Japanese plates)
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Tin Jo Asian Restaurant
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Great Asian food ( Variety of Thai, Chinese, Japanese plates)
Restaurant in the mountains. Nice day trip. The area has many strawberry fields. Good for buying local strawberries, when in season.
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Restaurante Freddo Fresas
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Restaurant in the mountains. Nice day trip. The area has many strawberry fields. Good for buying local strawberries, when in season.
Nice cafe
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Franco
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Nice cafe
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al mercat
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Restaurant with great city views and folklore dancing.
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Ram Luna
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Restaurant with great city views and folklore dancing.
Smashburger
Good food/ good cocktails
Nunc City Garden
Good food/ good cocktails
Drinks & Nightlife
Nearby gastro pub
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República Casa Cervecera
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Nearby gastro pub
Casino
Palma Real Hotel & Casino
Casino
Nearby sports bar
Pollo Cervecero
Nearby sports bar
Nearby sports bar, live music
Kbaña Classic
Nearby sports bar, live music
Nice area to walk around and find nightlife ( restaurants and bars)
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Barrio Escalante
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Nice area to walk around and find nightlife ( restaurants and bars)
Casino
Sheraton San Jose Hotel
Casino
Live music, Mexican food and drinks
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Más Tkila
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Live music, Mexican food and drinks
Live music, bar
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Jazz Café Escazú
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Live music, bar
Selvatica
Nortesa Calle 21
Gin tonics/ cocktails
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Apotecario
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Gin tonics/ cocktails
Sightseeing
CR mail headquarters. Historic building
Correo Central
6"N Calle 6
CR mail headquarters. Historic building
Culture plaza. Good starting point to begin a walk around downtown San José
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Plaza de La Cultura
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Culture plaza. Good starting point to begin a walk around downtown San José
Entertainment & Activities
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Estádio Nacional da Costa Rica
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Located in San José
Spirogyra Butterfly Garden
Located in San José
Located in Escazú
Mariposario Butterfly Kingdom Costa Rica
Located in Escazú
Coffee tour
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Britt Coffee Tour
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Coffee tour
Coffee tour
Hacienda Alsacia - Starbucks
Coffee tour
Movie theatre and food court
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Nova Cinemas
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Movie theatre and food court
Great place for kids entertainment
KidZania Costa Rica
Great place for kids entertainment
Amusement Park/ Parque de Diversiones
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Parque Diversiones
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Amusement Park/ Parque de Diversiones
Fun place to spend the day: zip line, restaurant, trails, river
Adventure Park & Hotel Vista Golfo
Tajo Alto de Miramar
Fun place to spend the day: zip line, restaurant, trails, river
Great place to go tilapia fishing in freshwater lakes
Tilapia Park
Great place to go tilapia fishing in freshwater lakes
Trout fishing in the lakes and the restaurant will cook the trouts for you.
Los Arroyos
Trout fishing in the lakes and the restaurant will cook the trouts for you.
Horse back riding
Finca Caballo Loco ~ Horse Tours Costa Rica
Horse back riding
Refuge that saves wildlife
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Refugio Animal de Costa Rica
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Refuge that saves wildlife
Nice refuge that saves wildlife, mostly birds
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Zoo Ave
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Nice refuge that saves wildlife, mostly birds
nearest marina. Popular destination for sports fishing
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Los Sueños Resort and Marina
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nearest marina. Popular destination for sports fishing
Crocodile viewing from the bridge
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River Tarcoles
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Crocodile viewing from the bridge
Canopy and Superman style canopy near Monteverde
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Monteverde Extremo
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Canopy and Superman style canopy near Monteverde
Canopy Adventure Volcan Barva
Parks & Nature
Near Poas volcano. Very nice waterfall
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Cachoeira La Paz
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Near Poas volcano. Very nice waterfall
Nearest volcano. Good place to take a hike
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Vulcão Irazú
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Nearest volcano. Good place to take a hike
The neighborhood you are located in
Nunciatura
The neighborhood you are located in
Nearby park
Parque del Café
Nearby park
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Parque La Savana
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Nearest volcano. Nice place to take a hike . Must buy entrance tickets online.
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Vulcão Poás
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Nearest volcano. Nice place to take a hike . Must buy entrance tickets online.
Nice town to walk around, see the rural part of Costa Rica, and see artisans making the Costa Rican ox carts
sarchi Park
Nice town to walk around, see the rural part of Costa Rica, and see artisans making the Costa Rican ox carts
Nice town to walk around, see the rural part of Costa Rica, and enjoy the trees with animal shapes in the park
Zarcero Park
Nice town to walk around, see the rural part of Costa Rica, and enjoy the trees with animal shapes in the park
Nearest beach.
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Praia Jacó
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Nearest beach.
White water rafting. The best is to hire an agency that will cover food, guide, transportation, and the rafting equipment.
Pacuare River
White water rafting. The best is to hire an agency that will cover food, guide, transportation, and the rafting equipment.
Nice park in San José
Parque España
Nice park in San José
National park. Good hiking trails.
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Braulio Carrillo National Park
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National park. Good hiking trails.
National park near Jaco Beach
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Carara National Park
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National park near Jaco Beach
National Park near San José. There’s an aerial tram inside the park.
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
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National Park near San José. There’s an aerial tram inside the park.
Arts & Culture
Contemporary Arts Museum
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MADC
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Contemporary Arts Museum
Kids Museum
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Kid's museum
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Kids Museum
Jade museum
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Jade Museum
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Jade museum
National museum
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National Museum of Costa Rica
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National museum
Arts Theatre. Historic building
Teatro Melico Salazar
Arts Theatre. Historic building
National theatre
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National Theatre of Costa Rica
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National theatre
Costa Rican Arts museum
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Museum of Costa Rican Art
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Costa Rican Arts museum
Central Avenue. Main pedestrian road in downtown San José.
Avenida Central
Central Avenue. Main pedestrian road in downtown San José.
Culture plaza, area to walk around and see downtown San José
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Plaza de La Cultura
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Culture plaza, area to walk around and see downtown San José
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Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
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Shopping
Farmers Market. Open on Saturdays from 7 am- 1 pm. Great local produce
Feria de Pavas
Farmers Market. Open on Saturdays from 7 am- 1 pm. Great local produce
Open everyday. Good for buying local produce and souvenirs
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San José Central Market
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Open everyday. Good for buying local produce and souvenirs
High end shopping center in Costa Rica
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Multiplaza Escazú
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High end shopping center in Costa Rica
Nearby shopping center. Has a supermarket and a few shops
Plaza Rohrmoser
Nearby shopping center. Has a supermarket and a few shops
Nearest shopping center to go grocery shopping, banks, pharmacy, and a food court
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Plaza Mayor
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Nearest shopping center to go grocery shopping, banks, pharmacy, and a food court
Shopping center with nice restaurants and a movie theatre
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Avenida Escazu
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Shopping center with nice restaurants and a movie theatre
Best place to buy souvenirs
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Mercado de Artesanías
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Best place to buy souvenirs