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Isla Verde

2 blocks west of the US Embassy | 200m Oeste de La Embajada de Estados Unidos, 10109, Costa Rica
+506 2232 5327
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
23 Dec 2017
21 Aug 2017
“Good food for the price, except drinks (natural fresh juices)”
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
2 blocks west of the US Embassy | 200m Oeste de La Embajada de Estados Unidos, 10109, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I live in Pavas, San José, nearby the hotel, for which reason I only visited the restaurant. It´s a chinesse. Low prices, abundant food (large dishes plenty of food) but I don´t think they are excelente or even very good. Just fair.

Thank Gerardo E
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I paid more for 2 glasses of fresh juices than main dish. I went with colleagues to have a workday lunch, food was ok, but to my surprise price was 55% more than I was expecting because natural fresh juices was almost $4 per glass....More

Thank Oscar C
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Renovated. Great service, great rooms. Recommended to stay . Nice conference room. Good location. For stay night for family or recommended for business week

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The place was very nice, the food was not the best but still good. Price is a little high and you can tell that it is not a place to go on a budget.More

Thank Robert L
LucyShum, Propietario at Isla Verde, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Dear Robert L, Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor! I´d like to recommend you our lunch specials or "Almuerzo Ejecutivo". Is a menu of 16 different options, price ranges from ¢3,815 colones to ¢4,920 colones, all taxes included. Includes salad bar, and natural...More

Reviewed 11 January 2016

we've had the privilige of having lunch and dinner on several occasions in the Isla Verde restaurant and we can absolutely recommend it! Good food, nice and efficient staff. In the kitchen rules Mother, who keeps an eye on the preparations according to high quality...More

Thank johancostarica
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I have some Dietary Health Needs (I.E No MSG, No Garlic, No Onions, No Cauliflower, Etc) & the Owners Specificaly Catered To My Needs Every Time With a Personal Touch & they make Breakfast as well. They are Tri-Lingual (Or more, Perfect English Which Helps...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Chinese is generally a disappointment in San Jose.. Isla Verde offers higher quality than other Chinese restaurants in the area. I often eat here for lunch. They have various lunch specials that make it a decent value. I also use them for carry out and...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I went to have lunch with my mother because my sister said she went there like 5 years ago and it was good, however, it wasn´t really what she described. I had the fried pork in orange sauce served in a fried "canasta" (basket) the...More

Thank David_RS_21
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Isla Verde restaurant is one of those places were quality and good food are always expected. Some dishes are particularly outstanding like its Steamed Fish with Ginger and Chives, quite extraordinary! Highly recommended!

Thank Ticoviajero_11
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Nice tastefully decorated restaurant adjacent to their small boutique hotel. Service is prompt and polite and language is no barrier. The sopa agripicante (hot and sour soup) is outstanding and the arroz Cantonese is favored by our kids. We have gone there at least 6...More

Thank James D
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 blocks west of the US Embassy | 200m Oeste de La Embajada de Estados Unidos, 10109, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro
  • Phone Number: +506 2232 5327
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