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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2296 2929
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (165 reviews)
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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
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121 - 130 of 676 reviews

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

Thank aredhel solis
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 .

Thank grandmaR76
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...More

Thank Phil H
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,...More

Thank sonnetgirl7
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.

Thank alegutierrezm
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Keeps tradition of this landmark ice cream shop, and good quality. Flavors are still the same since the 1980's and has plenty of different flavors to choose from.

Thank etoherrera
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

And it is awesome. Guanabana and chocolate hard shell is a must. Try it! I used to save my money to buy a cone on my way home from school. It was worth it back then and it still is.

Thank Jose A
Reviewed 1 August 2015

They served all the Costa Ricans around us before they served us, maybe they were worried about speaking english as the women looked very shocked when I ordered completely in Spanish.... However, even with that said when we got the ice cream all 3 flavors...More

Thank toriOary1
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Very much a Costarican land mark…at any location…for us locals just the best ICE CREAM around…. Founded by Mr. Carlos Lachner many years ago…has been a very important place for the costarican family…many great flavors.

Thank roadadvisor
Reviewed 24 July 2015

If you've ever liked Ben and Jerry's then meet their Costa Rican contestant. POPS is a company who's has been growing tremendously for the past 15 years. Their incredible variety of flavors, the quality of their ice creams and the locations make up for a...More

Thank TourGuideMan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
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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