El Cuartel de la Boca del Monte
Estación del Ferrocarril de Costa Rica
Less than a block to the east of the Parque Nacional is San José's historic train station to the Atlantic, which was built in 1908....
One of San José’s nicest green spaces, this shady spot lures in retirees to read newspapers and young couples to smooch coyly on...
This popular Barrio La California club stands out for its unusual mix of salsa, rock and stand-up comedy nights.
La Ventanita Meraki
Ventanita means 'little window' in Spanish and Meraki means 'artistry' in Greek. Put them together and it's an accurate moniker for this...
Av 1 btwn Calles 21 & 23 · interesting places nearby
El Cuartel de la Boca del Monte information
This atmospheric old Barrio La California bar has long drawn cheek-by-jowl crowds for live bands. Friday is a good night to visit, as is Monday, when women get free admission and the band cranks out a crazy mix of calypso, salsa, reggae and rock. It’s popular with university students, who indulge in flirting, drinking and various combinations thereof.