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Cerutti, San Rafael de Escazú, San José + Central Valley

San Rafael de Escazú, San José
Costa Rica
Tel: 506 2228 4511's insider take:

When the residents of Escazú, a ritzy San José suburb, are hungry for Italian food, they go to Cerutti. The restaurant is set inside a 19th-century adobe mansion that's been restored and dressed up with contemporary decor yet retains some original features, such as a well-worn terra-cotta floor. Attentive owners Nicola and Mariarosa Papangelo prepare porcini mushroom soup served in a whole-wheat bread bowl and divine gnocchi.—Christopher P. Baker

Open Mondays through Saturdays noon to 2:30 pm and 6:30 to 11 pm.

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