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Soda Tapia

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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“sandwich” (20 reviews)
“tamales” (4 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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131 - 140 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

It is not a 5 star restaurant but The chicken casado is pretty good And fresh service is fast is you speak Spanish it is faster Good meal value

2  Thank Jcbga
Reviewed 22 August 2013

This soda was recommended to us by our driver. He told us it was typical Costa Rican food that was cheap but very good. We found it to be quite expensive for lunch and my food was terrible. I ordered tacos and got two very...More

Thank DeeDeeL0ve
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Good location for my walk about but only just average on food. I also thought the prices were too high.

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 12 July 2013

We came in to check it out, I think it was complicated to order the first time and hard to read/understand their menus. The food was good but the shakes were our favorite.

Thank HdzfromTexas
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Ok so to level set, this is essentially diner food, costa rican style. So if you keep that in mind it should level set your expectations :) I had a typical grilled chicken casado and it was pretty dicey. I would definitely not order it...More

Thank JessicaHowell
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We got caught in the rain while we were in the park across the street and decided to take safe harbor in the soda. We enjoyed sitting under the awning at the front of the restaurant, looking out at the people on the street while...More

Thank trvlwannab
Reviewed 5 July 2013

We wanted authentic food where the Ticos eat, so we came to Soda Tapia. We ordered two popular dishes, a hamburger (surprise!) and the "pechuga de pollo." The hamburger was downright GROSS. We shared the chicken dish, and it was OK, but not what we...More

Thank E S
Reviewed 16 June 2013

The first thing I do when I visit a country is to try the typical cousine. So in Costa Rica there is a place you must visit Soda Tapia. This place is part of the Costarrican culture. They prepare delicious costarican sanwhiches (ask for the...More

Thank Greivin S
Reviewed 10 June 2013

If you just want to try tipico food, there are a lot better places to go. We hadn't been the for 20 years because of our first horrible experience. We were in the area of their relatively new place in Pozos And since our regular...More

Thank crafterincr
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We were in a hurry, but they messed up my eggs TWICE, food was TOO GREASY, the locations of several restaurants are traffic noisy, the waitress was just "ok".

Thank Shondra L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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