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Best things to do in Montes de Oca

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Market
“Walk day and night the blocks just north of the building between Calles 25 and 35, Avenidas 1 and 13. This is the epicenter of San José's gastronomic revolution. ”
51 locals recommend
Supermarket
“supermarket right across the street from the complex, if you need groceries you will find anything here”
21 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Oldest Mall in Costa Rica. It's between San José town and San Pedro, so lots of other things to go around when you finis visiting the Mall.”
12 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“First Mall in Costa Rica. Lots of businesses and shops. Banks, food court. Almost everything you could possibly need. Also look at our recommendation for Multiplaza Curridabat, the upscale Shopping Mall in the area. ”
11 locals recommend
Bar
“This area is called Paseo Gastronomico La Luz, and is full of fun, delicious places to eat and enjoy Costa Rican night life. ”
13 locals recommend
University
“The campus of the University of Costa RIca (UCR) is a very nice place to walk around. There are also many restaurants and coffee shops around the area.”
14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Our favorite!!! Awesome vegetarian food. Enjoy a wonderful setting with fresh Costa Rican flavors.”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“"This intimate San Pedro venue presents a different band every night. Countless performers have taken to the stage here, including legendary Cuban bandleader Chucho Valdés and Colombian pop star Juanes. Its sister club in Escazú features a similar mix of local and international bands."”
14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Full on vegetarian restaurant. It's a chill place, great ambiance, good for either lunch or dinner. ($$)”
15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the reasons people visit this restaurant is because it is vegan-friendly. It has the cutest patio and outdoor experience and a beautiful atmosphere. It is also a great brunch place! ”
10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“HUGE, enormous hyper-market! Anything you need from toiletries to a fridge! OH! make sure you take the pedestrian bridge to cross! Don't try to cross the ring road!”
4 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“This restaurant pub was one of the first places to open in the neighbourhood. Serves mediterranean style food, tapas. A favorite for art scene people, you often run into after theater groups.”
11 locals recommend
School
“It is a lovely stroll from our flat... come and see what a country conscious of the value of education has created! This State run University is tops in Latin America! ”
15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Not as big as Automercado, but you'll find anything you'd need from a convenience store.”
11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Este amplio y muy bien surtido supermercado está ubicado a tan solo 800 mentros del apartamento. Si piensa cocinar en el apartamento, ahí podrá encontrar todos los comestibles que desee y todo lo necesario en abarrotes, carnes, bebidas, etc.”
7 locals recommend
Park
“Nice park to walk, jog or have a picnic with the family. It has mountainous and flat trails.”
9 locals recommend