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“Magical place”

La Terrasse Cuisine Francaise
Ranked #1 of 684 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$40 - US$55
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a magical environment with perfect attention and delicious food... the chef is amazing.

1  Thank Franklin M
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I just came back from a wonderful dinning experience a L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon at 5 Rue Montanlember in Paris and now found this authentic "pettit french restaurant, Le Terrasses in San Jose de Costa Rica was a gift from God.
My experience was "trés fantastique et trés unique". It doesn't gets better in French cuisine

Thank Alvort67
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

WoW!
What a fabulous experience - from the moment we were seated in a little private alcove to the final farewell by the owners/chef - the entire evening was a feast for the senses. We felt like royalty from beginning to end. And that's how we were made to feel throughout the evening.
Every dish, every bite, every sip of wine was delectable. As luck would have it (for us - very romantic) we were the only guests on this Tuesday evening and were able to enjoy an extended conversation with the proprietor - a very warm and engaging fellow and gentleman.
Back to the food, everything served from the salmon appetizer and pear terrain to the lamb shank (OMG) were done perfectly. The desserts were ridiculously delicious.
I can't think of a single thing I would add or change to the evening.
We felt like we were transported back to someone's home in the countryside of France that just so happens to cook for kings & queen but this night we held the thrones!
An evening not soon to be forgotten.
What a find, what a night, what an absolute pleasure.
If you love great food, La Terrasse is a must - a world class restaurant.
Merci Beaucoup!

1  Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The most delicious thai salmon !!!!!
The restaurant does not attract from the outside but the service is excellent!

Thank hetnel
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived rather early for our 7pm reservation but were shown to our table with a warm welcome. After choosing a nice bottle of French wine the pate and pear and Stilton starters were delivered, both of which were excellent. The lamb shank and also the beef bourguignon were super tender and flavorful. Rather too full for desert we realized we had not read the obvious reminder on our email confirmation that only cash was accepted. So while I left my wife as deposit, I walked the 400 meters to the nearest ATM at the local hospital, returned with the necessary cash and the host was kind enough to return my wife to me, given it was our anniversary...

We settled the bill and unfortunately missed the lovely selection of deserts which included a crumble, which is rarely seen in Costa Rica, with a plan to return again.

The parting gift of a macaroon was gorgeous and would happily haven taken more but perhaps this isn't the type of place which allows a carry out.

Overall just excellent...give it a try.

2  Thank Peter M
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