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la luz restaurant+bar combine mediterranean cuisine specialties with costa rican tropical fresh products direct from our farm, passghaleh, located in salitral. let chef Luis indulge your senses in a exquisite culinary experience at la luz restaurant+bar, rated as one of the best restaurants in san jose. we suggest reserving your table as we often get sold out and we manage a waiting list.

cold appetizers

  • mixed salad greens, hearts of palm, cucumber, cherry tomato with a cilantro dressing
  • ceviche duo with aji peppers and coconut
  • tuna tower served with avocado, sweet plantain, honey crostini and a light chile and mango sauce
  • salmon tartar with sesame seeds, carrot chips, green onions, capers, radish and cucumber relish with a yogurt curry dressing
  • tenderloin beef tartar accompanied with capers, grain mustard and red onion

hot appetizers

  • seasonal vegetables florentina
  • pejibaye cream soup
  • pumpkin cream soup with lemongrass and ginger
  • portobello mushroom stuffed with cherry tomatoes and mozarella cheese
  • sea scallops with cauliflower puree, sage, confit tomatoes with fresh grated raw sugar
  • sauteed shrimp with mango and spices

main courses

  • fettuccine genovese with basil pesto and cream
  • penne with pomodoro sauce and mozarella cheese
  • ravioli stuffed with roasted pork with fresh tomate sauce and basil
  • pacific sea bass with aji seafood sauce and potato medallions
  • chef's sea bass with tangerine lemon aioli, vegetable basket and passion fruit sauce
  • sesame sunflower crusted tuna with sauteed vegetables and a honey soy lemongrass sauce
  • chicken breast  accompanied with home made mashed potatoes, grilled seasonal vegetables  with a thyme and sun dried tomato sauce
  • la luz ground tenderloin beef hamburguer with caramelized onions, mushrooms, lettuce, tomato, pickled radish and mozarella cheese
  • grilled tenderloin beef served with home made french fries and grilled vegetables
  • grilled tenderloin beef with mushroom sauce, risotto and asparagus