The Mercado Borbón is more focused on produce, though it sells a bit of everything. (Be aware: the streets get sketchy around the Borbón.)
Though josefinos mainly do their shopping at chain supermarkets, San José’s crowded indoor markets retain an old-world feel. This is...
Art-house and classic films.
This five-decade-old bistro serves French classics such as escargot, onion soup, steak tartare and cordon bleu dishes.
Lonely Planet review
A simple corner shop in La Sabana carries fabric from all over the world, including a decent selection of hand-loomed Guatemalan textiles. Prices are reasonable.