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Soda Jaco Rustico

Latin, Spanish,
1/2 Block off Of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (46 reviews)
“salad” (41 reviews)
“plantains” (23 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1/2 Block off Of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s like a food court where you tell them what you want , both my husband and I had lunch with a drink total price 7000 , very tastey and nice portions , it seems like a local place where locals eat ate , total...More

Thank pmickey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place, its always fresh and the prices are unbeatable.Compared to other Sodas in Costa Rica, I like that they have a good choice of foods but not crazy many. The choices they offer are perfect and it keeps the quality and freshness....More

Thank mitschs2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for lunch. As is typical of most sodas in Costa Rica you get a large plate of food and a drink for a great value. We had the rice and beans, tilapia, and salad. The food was very good and at a price...More

Thank bluesstand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We asked one of our tour guides where the best Costa Rican food could be found in Jaco. He recommended this restaurant without hesitating. I believe they are only open for breakfast and lunch so you should plan it for lunch or an early dinner....More

1  Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

If you want to try the local food, this is the place to go. The portions are big and inexpensive. The food is anazing!

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We love eating at Sodas (typical Costa Rican restaurants), and Jaco Rustico was an excellent one. All sodas have rice and beans, and arroz con pollo. The beef "stew" at Rustico was very tasty - a hearty sauce with big chunks of beef. It went...More

Thank tsm33
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Our family are seasoned Costa Rica travellers and decided to eat one good meal in Jaco while we were in the area for another tour. I came in with high expectations after so many positive reviews and a recommendation by our Airbnb host. We felt...More

Thank Nadine F
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The typical food from Costa Rica was really good! Simple, already prepared and the guests could choose any combinations meat, vegetables, rice, etc. Excellent quality for less money and most important authentic!

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 17 March 2018

You can't beat this casual go-to local spot for a home style Costa Rican meal. Seems there's a few haters here on TripAdvisor who disagree, but i've been eating here for years and it's been nothing short of consistently excellent. Stroll on in, choose what...More

Thank RandomActofFishing
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Hubby, 2year old, and neice ate for just over $18. Three very full plates a coke and 2 bottles of water. The food was great and there was so much of it. Realistically we could have probably served 2 adults off 1 plate. Definitely worth...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Response from JacoVIPHosts | Reviewed this property |
No. however you can bring your own beer
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18 May 2015|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
Heading south on the main street which goes thru Jaco look for Mas Por Menus grocery store on your left, then go 100 meters south (straight) then turn right toward the beach and on your left is Restaurant Jaco Rustica... More
2 February 2015|
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Response from buckcalif | Reviewed this property |
Just saw this phone number Tel. 2643-2117 on the sign from a photograph that someone posted March 2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Block off Of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  Jaco
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