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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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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

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.

Thank rurolex
San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

You can buy any product and will not be dissapointed! Banana split being my favorite! 5 star all the way!

Thank natyoder
San Jose, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

basically they sell regular ice cream at almost gelato prices. I would recommend skipping it or investing 200 colones more in quality ice cream

Thank dnadivi
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The best ice cream in Costa Rica. My favorite Sunday with fruits. This ice cream place has been a must visit all my live. Quality, service and variety. It move with the trends too, because you can have a fruit or vegetable smoothly with out sugar.

Thank Gabriela S
Succasunna, New Jersey
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342 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

As noted in the title, not bad. Lots of flavors and toppings. Prices are good, especially with the US exchange rate.

Thank fnct
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

a very quite place, not very comfortable, but if you need eat with peace in mind, this is the place !

Thank Yanán R
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Pops is in all of Central America. I have enjoyed it for the last 45 years! Every time I have a trip to Central America! There is nothing like it in C.A.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Costa Rica
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

POPS has always been a high quality or premium ice cram for costaricans - I guess for around 40 years! You get a wide selection of taste, forms and presentations. They have over 80 locations in CR. They recently introduced frozen beverages combined with tropical fruits.

Thank evsCostaRica
Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I have been to many POPS all over Costa Rica... the best Ice Cream anywhere... even as good as Amy's in Austin, Texas. Not as entertaing, but still all items are awesome.

Thank James C
Snellville, Georgia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

If you're homesick, you can find familiar flavors like my fav, chocolate chip. Or try something particularly Costa Rican like colita, dulce de leche, or cas.

Thank bdstephen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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?