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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2296 2929
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Every flavor is good but the Choco Almendras is just fantastic, especially in a milk shake! One of the things that makes Costa Rica a great place is Pop's.

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Thank Jeannina B
San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Some of the best ice cream ever can be found at Pops. The taste is superb, the variety of flavors and presentations is tremendous and the he price is fair, I particularly like the sherbets, because they are weight friendly.

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Thank barbaralr656
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Pop's doesn't want our business! It was made very clear that Pops did not want my business. I waited in line 10 minutes just to have the cashier look right at me and called people behind me to take there order before mine. It was obvious when every single person who walked in got service but me. I have never... More 

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Thank Joel P
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Great, affordable and down right delicious ice cream. I loved the selection and various tropical flavors. Also great that it's open late night.

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Thank Keren J
San Jose, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Costa Rican ice cream chain, it has some traditional flavors but also enticing tropical fruit sherbets and ice cream. Also, it was some special "creations" like the Churchill, which is a local dessert much enjoyed by Costaricans.

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Thank Becapas
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

nice ice cream not that expensive. You can find them in all the city. for a warm afternoon it's a good option

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Thank aredhel solis
Leonardtown, Maryland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is a chain of ice cream restaurants - they have shops all over San Jose. We stopped here to get milkshakes on both of our trips .

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Thank grandmaR76
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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177 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Most everything in San Jose was good so no surprise that they have great Ice Cream. POPS are all around the city and in other cities as well. The ice creams are really excellent. Flavor and sweetness and richness all done so well without any one aspect overwhelming the other. Try it. We were a party of 9 linguistically challenged... More 

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Thank Phil H
Austin, Texas
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

If you visit Costa Rica and like ice cream, you must visit POPS. It's a chain, so the atmosphere is very basic, nothing fancy at all, but it also means you can find it located throughout the country. They plenty of flavors of ice cream, including my favorite: coconut.

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Thank sonnetgirl7
San Jose, Costa Rica
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This old brand is part of the costarican identity. In spite of it don´t belongs to costarican anymore, still being the favorite costarican ice cream¡ My favorite...almond chokolate since I was a little girl. Then the Hawaian Banana... ah the more inexpensive ice crean.

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Restaurant Details

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After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2296 2929

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?