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POPS

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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2296 2929
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Without a doubt, the best ice cream you can find. We lived two blocks away from a Pops ice cream shop for about 30 years, and it was such a challenge not to have ice cream every day! Not cheap, but not overly expensive either. Only problem is that they take forever to serve you, but you'll forget that after... More 

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Thank ginkeik
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never miss an opportunity to eat ice cream at Pops. The best coconut ice cream on the planet! There are many other flavors and many are seasonal. You can get it by the scoop or by the pint or quart. It is also available at the supermarket.

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Thank PHTSam
Sundsvall, Sweden
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183 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While shop hopping with my wife we stopped by pops san jose for some ice creams. Making it a quick lunch I had a banana split that was as good as ever. We normally change flavors up some but this day I went for chocolate all the way and ended up happy as always when eating at Pops!

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Thank Kenth_Nasstrom
San Jose, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're ever in our Country don't miss the opportunity to try something great, POPS is one of our traditional stops and for sure will provide you a great Experience or Flavor. Best ice-cream ever..

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Thank Orlandovargas
Bijagual Turrubares
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great experience in Jaco Pops Ice cream shop, I highly recommend this place if you are looking for a good place to enjoy in family and with A/C this is your place.

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Thank vict0urs
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Pops in La Fortuna for a yummy milkshake and some ice cream for the kids while waiting for our rental car to be ready. Good service, and friendly staff who kindly tolerated my limited Spanish!

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Thank Danielle T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a good experience at Pops and they seem to be everywhere. Great quality ice cream and nice spaces.

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Thank Scott W
San Jose
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just what you need to survive in the tropics, not outstanding but very good! their temporary promotions are recommended!

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Thank avillalo29
Enderby, British Columbia, Canada
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great ice cream, smoothies. Usually located wherever people watching is enhanced - my favorite at Calle 1 and Avenida Central.

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Thank Alf H
San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Since I was a kid I go to Pops. It used to be a costa rican business and some years ago it´s a colombian company. however this change of hand din´t affected the quality of their products. My favorite is the banana split and the "Bronie dinamita", obviously for those chocolate lovers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2296 2929

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?