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Soda Peru

Seafood, South American, Central American
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

Priced right, big portions, busy all day, gringo fave, Barrio Amon area. It's a soda so don't expect fancy place.

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1 Thank Tomas M
San Jose, Costa Rica
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217 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2013

Both were excellent. I went on a Saturday which was not busy, had a ceviche de corvina and Pepsi light. Cost was 4,400 colones. The ceviche was really good. I asked for it picante and it came with some red aji (chile) that was lethal. Plenty of fish, a piece of yuca, a piece of corn and som squash rounded... More 

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Thank jackietrehorn
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

I'm not a seafood lover, but the seabass with fried plantains and veggies I had here last week was unbelievably good. For 5 dollars the amount of food you get is considerable, to the point I couldn't finish my plate. They also have natural fruit shakes to die for. You can tell it's popular with the local office crowd because... More 

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Palermo, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2013

I still cannot believe I have been going to Costa Rica since '99 and have just recently discovered this hidden gem near the Holiday Inn Aurola and Parque Morazon. Don't go before 1:15 since all of the civil servants at the INS building know it is the best restaurant in the area. The seafood soups are very good, despite the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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168 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2013

First of all, the correct name for this restaurant is 'Delicias de Peru', even if locals commonly refer to it as Soda Peru. It is a Soda (typical small Costa Rican restaurant), but so much more. It is located near the Holiday Inn in San Jose and is open for lunch only. Most of the clientele are Costa Rican Government... More 

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1 Thank RetiredIam
New York City, New York
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108 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2012

Located near the downtown Holiday Inn and recommended by the concierge for "local" food, I tried it out. The first night, it was closed so I'm not certain if it has dinner service, as the entire area near the restaurant seems to shut down at night. I went for lunch, and the small restaurant was packed with locals. I had... More 

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Northern Michigan
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2012

This is a great local restaurant about one block from the Holiday Inn downtown San Jose. All the food is cooked from scratch. Seafood is their speciality. Its a lunch only restaurant and does a great business crowd. So go early or late as they get busy during the lunch hour. My favorite is Corvina with galic. This is an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, South American, Central American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?