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Soda Tapia

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 good32%
  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“hamburger” (15 reviews)
“casado” (8 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Calle 42, Avenidas 2 y 4 | Costado este del Parque La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When its founder created it , it was an amazing place, but now, the service is terrible, the food is not so good and the prices are high... I believe they need a system and process to coordinate how they serve the customer and the...More

Thank jochava
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quick service. Menus in English and Spanish. Big serving sizes enough for 2 people. Clean and friendly

Thank Aly E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location near La Sabana (I've also been to their location on the Lindora). Excellent service both times. Very good food. This is soda (informal) restaurant not fine dining. Great value too.

Thank dr917
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our driver said that this was pretty decent food. Friendly service , enjoyed the blended fruit drink , but the food quality was poor. It was very crowed mid afternoon , so the locals seem to like it.

Thank Bluelake8213
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

It's a very famous and classic local restaurant. The menu basically is sandwichs and burgers and none of them are great. It's a secure normal option but I will not come back

Thank Gilberto V
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Breakfast, Costa Rican style. While I normally don't think of rice and beans with eggs for breakfast, I must admit it was good. We sat outside and enjoyed the food and experience! Service was sporadic but friendly.

Thank unctompr
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch and had a Casado. The service was attentive and the food was a great size for the price I paid. The smoothie was very fruity And again great value for money

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I asked the hotel staff for a suggestion on authentic Costa Rican food and they told me about Soda Tapia. If you want a fine dining experience this is definitely not your place. It reminded me of a fast food restaurant but it is not....More

Thank Sergio F
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We had pescado al ajillo which was quite dry and hardly tasted of garlic at all. The chicken in the chicken burger was soggy. The fries were nice and crispy. We had to wait quite a long time for the food and the service was...More

Thank 444andreast
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This place is called Soda Tapia, because Soda is the name we use for small restaurants that usually serves hamburgers, sandwichs and other typical fast foods. Having said that this is a great place for 1 - breakfast, try the pinto or the arreglado, again...More

Thank carlosgmorales
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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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