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Saul Bistro

Carretera Vieja a Santa Ana | Escazu Centro Comercial 7 Bancas, San Jose 10103, Costa Rica
+506 2228 8685
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“crepes” (22 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Carretera Vieja a Santa Ana | Escazu Centro Comercial 7 Bancas, San Jose 10103, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

There is no option to give zero stars or I would have... Breakfast arrived completely burned...the pinto ..the eggs(which they decided by the way how I want them!!)..I am sensitive to dairy products...specifically asked not to have them in my plate...cheese was all over..had to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidaL7463DR
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We usually go to the Saul Bistro in Tres Rios, but went to this one for mothers day. It took them 30 minutes to bring a cup of coffee. The waiter was did not care to explain some of the differences between some of the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MBV78
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A fusion cuisine with a highly-appreciated variety of dishes, Saul means to me that funny moment when we arrived there by acccident (non planned breakfast-brunch) and we still think that at the end it was not an accident. Service 5 stars and people that really...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Omer M
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Good brekfasts and tasty meals a la carte. Nice waiters and overall good atmosphere. A place to recommend, also for the location in Escalante, in my opinion the only nice area in San Jose!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 338micha_z
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Food is good, nothing to die for. I went for breakfast and dinner. I liked the breakfast options better. The place is beautiful. It is like a little microclimate inside San Jose.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dorel R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

From their customized plates and cups with “I ♥️ Saul” to the waiters with the awesome aprons and kind smiles I loved everything about my experience here with a friend on a lazy Sunday afternoon. For a Bistro it’s a fairly pricy place (think NY...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank sanyikac
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I was served by Michael for lunch, after asking what I wanted to order he didnt say one more word. He didnt say thank you or goodbye and when he brought the change he drew it on the table, I have never seen a service...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank alexisluethi
Reviewed 28 May 2018

amazing food, crepes where great!! Service was good and coffee better! I recommend you trying the sweet crepes :)

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank richardjohnson43
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this quirky restaurant! From the moment you walk in at the corner sidewalk to when you go inside and see the eclectic art.... lots of "eye candy". (Don't miss the hand wash basin in the bathroom)! The wait staff was very friendly, and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank janet583
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We waited for our food a while and had to ask for coffee which was supposed to be included. Server disappeared number of times. The garden area was pleasant but they just didn't really seam interested in serving us. We were disappointed because we really...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Bev8789
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Questions & Answers
17 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Jack E | Reviewed this property |
Robert G
5 December 2016|
Response from Saúl M | Property representative |
Hi Robert, thank you for the question. In fact we are going to have an special schedule for this Holidays. On December 24 and 31, we will close at 6 p.m. And on December 25th and January 1st our restaurant will be closed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Vieja a Santa Ana | Escazu Centro Comercial 7 Bancas, San Jose 10103, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 8685
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