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Aya Sofia Cafe and Bistro

St. 33 Ave 3, Barrio Escalante, de Bagleman 170 mts al norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
10 Oct 2017
“Great atmosphere!”
16 Oct 2016
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish
$$ - $$$
St. 33 Ave 3, Barrio Escalante, de Bagleman 170 mts al norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the Turkish environment and live music, i would recommend to finish meal with Alexandria shot and Turkish coffee :)

Thank Sofija I
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Been a few times, really good food and service. Even better now they have cocktail bar. Will go again very soon. Thank you. Jx

Thank SunshineSaunders
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We asked our hotel for a restaurant serving seafood or fish. They recommended Sofia. We like Turkish food and it was only two blocks away. Nicely designed interior, professional wait staff. Good menu of Mediterranean cuisines, Turkish, Italian and Greek. We had good but simple...More

Thank JohnKappa
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Great Mediterranean food and excellent service by bilingual servers. It is in a delightful setting on a small back street in San Jose. It is a bit pricey, however.

Thank Dexter B
Reviewed 5 February 2016

nice neighborhood; very tasty food, great service and nice Ambiente in the restaurant. Not cheap but worth it!

Thank abrudap
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This is a restaurant that is delightful in ambiance, in food and beverages. Lamb is not often served in Costa Rica so this a lamb lovers delight. The meal is wonderful if you order the sampler for appetizers it has 6 different items including a...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 12 November 2015

in bario escalante there is a street the locals call calle de gastrómana - restaurant Sofia ranks high in our book for the area for traditional Mediterranean-style delicatessen. lovely atmosphere, congenial staff, great selection of starters - we enjoyed the combination plate w/Turkish-style bread, a...More

Thank 510paulkh
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We had a tomato soup that was exquisite and being a lamb lover, l couldn't refrain from choosing the lamb festival that was cooked and exactly as wished: size tables and variety. Service was slow and waiters should be more welcoming and more smiling

Thank jjsmonaco
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

The price does not reflect the quality of the food. Very mediocre food. The night we were there, there was live music. We paid a small cover charge but were only informed of this when the bill arrived.

Thank cara101_12
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

une attention horrible... horrible food. if you are looking for med food that not the place.. tres mauvaise ambience , seul le pianiste etait bien.

Thank CasaAromansse
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Dinner, After-hours
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: St. 33 Ave 3, Barrio Escalante, de Bagleman 170 mts al norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
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