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Restaurante Plaza Espana

€€ - €€€, Mediterranean, European
Del Cruce de San Antonio de Escazu, 100 Este y 50 Sur | 400 Oeste y 100 Sur de la Iglesia Catolica de San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 10202, Costa Rica
+506 2228 1850
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (7 reviews)
“spanish food” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30 Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Del Cruce de San Antonio de Escazu, 100 Este y 50 Sur | 400 Oeste y 100 Sur de la Iglesia Catolica de San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 10202, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Food was tasty but service was quite sloppy. Personnel needs urgent training. The place is cozy and has potential for being a great restaurant for friends outing

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gflastersteing
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The paella was old, and the rice was crunchy, it shouldn't have been served. Some many good reviews though. I so wanted to like this place. Wish we'd have tried something different, something fresh. Our waitress was such a delight, from Venezuela. We had a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank WanderLustBoise
Reviewed 19 April 2018

My girlfriend and I chose this restaurant after some google and trip advisor searches since it is close to our hotel and we couldn't be happier. The food was absolutely excellent in taste and quality with fresh meat and vegetables, and the sangria, beer, food...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank alex_vrb
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This wonderful spot, hidden away in the hills above San Jose in the small town of San Antonio was a jewel of a find... we went twice and will go again before heading north. The owner is Israeli and speaks your language, the food is...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank BabsMilwaukee
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

A small place that will transport you to Spain, the food is very well done and has the perfect Spanish taste. The ambiance is unique with a beautiful view. Always has great choices of new Spanish wines. A pleasant stop

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Michele M
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We usually come to this place my gf and I, and we absolutely love it! This is our number 1 Spanish restaurant! We go as much as we can and never disappoints! For this time in particular, didn't take more pictures because when I remember...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank jorge_armijo
Reviewed 15 July 2017

At Plaza Espana it's all about the food. Dishes are as authentic as you'd hope when thinking of Spanish cuisine. The menu offers a good variety of cuts and seafood based delights. The prices are surprisingly affordable, probably as a result of the bare simplicity...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank JuanjoCruz
Reviewed 11 March 2017

After reading the reviews I was expecting great things at a mid-range price. I was disappointed to have dry chicken breast and tiny thumb nail size shrimp. No full menu printed out. We've experienced tapas restaurants like ceviche in Orlando and were astonished at the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Judy G
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I cannot remember having such a delightful evening in a very long time! Visiting the Escazu area of San Jose for the first time, and wanted to try something we couldn't get in the States. Trip Advisor rated this restaurant quite highly - especially for...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank LAURIE8878
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Amazing food and wonderful service! We had a wonderful meal including tapas and wine. Better than Barcelona and Madrid! Highly recommend. View from balcony was beautiful. Able to see the lights of San Jose'. Service was superb! We will be back!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank belindaa858
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Cruce de San Antonio de Escazu, 100 Este y 50 Sur | 400 Oeste y 100 Sur de la Iglesia Catolica de San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu 10202, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 1850
  • E-mail
Restaurant with authentic Spanish cuisine, tapas and entrees, a wide selection of Spanish wines and, terrace overlooking the valley and tapas-bar very affordable prices and exclusive audience.
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