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Restaurant La Bastille

€€ - €€€French, , European
Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2255 4994
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pate” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Swiss, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I was Jesus and given the choice to choose my last super before I die I would choose Tommys. This place always amazes me. Get the french onion soup and the goulash or stroganoff. Tommy and staff are equally delightful as well and he...More

Thank Double V
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We loved our experience at La Bastille so much we went for dinner twice in a row (and we only had two nights in San Jose). We loved every dish (the pate, the mushroom soup, the fondue, cheese board, snails and the parrot fish). Every...More

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Always a great experience for me and family. Daughter loves this place and tommy. Always has something special and never disappoints.

Thank Double V
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We tried the rather famous pate and the French Onion Soup. Both wee wonderful. We had the Chateau Breaund. It was perfectly prepared at the table side and the owner chef paired a wonderful wine with the meal. We had fresh pressed coffee and dessert...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018. Pig Jowl Goulash. So incredibly good, it should not just be a "special". As I said to Thomy, I have never had anything but a good meal (at the least), with some being exquisite, but the Goulash was beyond those other...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We have been dining at Tommy's European restaurant for almost 4 years. We make a point to visit every time we pass through San Jose. The food is great, the menu is varied, and the Swiss owner-host, Tommy, is an enjoyable character with plenty of...More

Thank blairhankins33
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Tommy always amazes me with his creations and delicious food. Treats you like a long lost friend and more like you are a guest at his own house. Servers are attentive and friendly.

Thank Double V
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We called in here on Black Friday evening as it was close to our hotel and we saw that the reviews were very good. Fortunately the restaurant was open in the evening as it was Black Friday as it normally only opens during the day....More

Thank Belfastguy
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

For my last night in San José, on November 30th, I went to La Bastille for dinner and it did not disappoint. I chose one of Chef Thomy's daily specials - Osso Bucco and it was wonderful. A pleasant surprise was a starter of three...More

Thank Renaissancevoyager
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Might not look too flashy from the outside, but this place really is worth the visit. Wine was good and went really well with the rest of the flavors on the menu. I loved the fresh eal and trout. Mushroom and grape soup was really...More

Thank Zoë T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente a Agencia Hyunday | Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2255 4994
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