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Soda Tapia

) #129 of 584 Restaurants in San Jose $ Latin, ,
Calle 42, Avenidas 2 y 4 | Costado este del Parque La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2222 6734
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good34%
  • Average29%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“hamburger” (15 reviews)
“beans” (8 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle 42, Avenidas 2 y 4 | Costado este del Parque La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 14 April 2013

We ate here two times due to the simplicity and the fact that we were there during Holy Week and some places were closed. The food is great and you can have lots of options to please everyone in the family or couple. The milkshakes...More

Thank jones2mc
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Muy Tico, and the people watching is superb. An entertainment inits self, the food is wonderfully prepared and consistantly good. This is a great value. DO not miss this one.

Thank SeanRafter
Reviewed 2 March 2013

The food was delicious and the prices were very reasonable. The customer service was good as well and an all around comfortable atmosphere. I would definitely recommend stopping by.

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Overall, Soda Tapia is one of those places that rests on its laurels and its recommendations in books like Frommer´s and Fodor´s and does not try to improve itself. Not only that, but it seems it has raised its prices as a result. If you...More

Thank globe-trotter_2023
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Compared to most other eateries we tried in San Jose this is quite good. The food is tasty...and we found the service to be very good...MUCH better than others. We ate there three or four times and always took an outside table. The prices are...More

Thank NewYorkHappyCouple
Reviewed 5 February 2013

I often stop at the Soda Tapia near Parque la Sabana after doing some banking and other business nearby. I Usually have a Tapia burger or an arreglado and cafe con leche. I have also tried their milkshakes. FYI - "Soda" is used in Costa...More

Thank Quincho Q
Reviewed 21 January 2013

OK for a quick, cheap bite, but don't expect too much. You can get a beer to wash down the tasteless sandwiches. The ice cream isn't very good for a soda fountain place. The locals love it, and the location across from the park is...More

Thank PeteN01
Reviewed 17 January 2013

The place looks like it belongs in a 70's movie, has a good atmosphere. The food tastes funny, but I am not sure if its Costa Rican culture. A lot of stuff on the menu. Milkshakes are awesome here.

Thank Alba M
Reviewed 14 January 2013

The restaurant is simple and the food is not bad, but for the price we would expect something tastier and more elaborated. Waiters are not attentive and needed to be called numerous times. However, the restaurant seems to be successful among the local people.

1  Thank Lilian F
Reviewed 11 January 2013 via mobile

Food here is a little more expensive than most places in San Jose. But I still love this place. I order from here all the time. Their ice cream is amazing and their service is pretty fast.

Thank Mca4444
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 42, Avenidas 2 y 4 | Costado este del Parque La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 6734
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