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La Terrasse French Cuisine

Avenida 9 Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 20102, Costa Rica
+506 8939 8470
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (9 reviews)
“pate” (8 reviews)
“creme brulee” (4 reviews)
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Avenida 9 Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 20102, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best kept culinary secret in CR! It was an internal conflict to even share this review.......selfishly want to keep this place a secret. However, the experience of attending a night with Chef Patricia and Msr. Gerard must be shared. The ambiance and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is delicious. Service is excellent. Place is different than what Costa Ricans are used to so is kind of an european exotic decoration so is kind of cool. Prices aren't cheap, so keep that in mind, but is worth the price you pay for...More

1  Thank Andrei M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Went to dinner with my wife -- it is set in an historic home in San Jose. Few tables - incredible french cuisine with very personalized service and attention to detail to make the most of your experience.

1  Thank flopezar
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Hidden out of view, La Terrasse was an excellent French place run by Chef Patricia and her husband Monsieur Gérald. The atmosphere and decor was extremely charming. The French dishes were carefully and beautifully arranged, decorated with such beautiful little flowers and herbs. All of...More

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1  Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Unique place in San Jose, food is above the top, the waiter Gerald is quite a character and the chef Patricia is among the top one is the Country, resonable prices, great atmosphere, cant really say anything bad about this restaurant indeed..

Thank yvesremo77
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The uniqueness of the place started with their privacy since it was great experience to ring to the doors and be welcomed personally by the owner. The place is not easily accessible for everyone which creates the feeling of being special and privileged. The owners...More

Thank Bartosz P
Reviewed 23 March 2018

It is without a doubt hands down the best restaurant in San Jose. The food is spectacular. Made with the most exquisite ingredients and prepared by the most professional and talented hands. The experience and the ambiance in unique. Anyone who enjoys all of this...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Very good choice for families and business ,where a professional team attend your requirement and everyone will feel happy. We were 100 persons and we didn't receive any complaint . Highly recommend this place when you wants to eat something special in San Jose Costa...More

Thank Youssef J
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The restaurant is located in an old house and decorated in a unique, funky style. The food is of high quality but the preparation is not traditional, and may not be to everyone's liking. Check out the menu before you go to determine if this...More

Thank sasnhe
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a custom French dinner in this delightful home with great host. Small venue allows well paced meal with excellent wine and presentation

Thank Mary C
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Questions & Answers
28 February 2018|
Response from lydias | Reviewed this property |
I sent an email to Patricia, the chef. Look on their website for the email address Let me know if that email doesn’t work. You are in for a treat.
28 February 2018|
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Response from Laterrasse L | Property representative |
Dear Sir, You can reserve by mail Best regards, Chef Patricia Richer
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Isabel m
16 December 2017|
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Response from Laterrasse L | Property representative |
Estimada Isabel, Puede escribirme por correo electrónico en mi sitio web restaurant la Terrasse Cordialmente, Chef Patricia Richer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 9 Calle 15 | Barrio Otoya, San Jose 20102, Costa Rica (Formerly La Terrasse Cuisine Française)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 8939 8470
  • E-mail
The restaurant La Terrasse French Cuisine is a concept of table d'hôtes of 12 covers. A private and personalized restaurant that offers you a unique experience to share with generosity the French gastronomy. An elegant place, chic ventage and romantic. The conviviality in the restaurant La Terrasse constitutes a tradition. The chef Patricia Richer receives you in a house of 1925 from Tuesday to Saturday with reservation and will have the pleasure to share with her clients a creative and contemporary French cuisine realized around organic products and the season.
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