We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Soda Tapia

Latin, ,
Calle 42, Avenidas 2 y 4 | Costado este del Parque La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2222 6734
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good34%
  • Average29%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (20 reviews)
“tamales” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
PRICE
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Calle 42, Avenidas 2 y 4 | Costado este del Parque La Sabana, San Jose, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (472)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

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
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 78 hotels in San Jose
Parque del Lago Boutique Hotel San Jose
354 reviews
.09 km away
Tryp by Wyndham San Jose Sabana
1,132 reviews
.30 km away
Costa Rica Tennis Club & Hotel
69 reviews
.41 km away
Autentico Hotel
320 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Park Cafe
312 reviews
.61 km away
Restaurante Grano de Oro
1,687 reviews
.57 km away
Aqui Es
225 reviews
.19 km away
Tierra Gaucha Parrilla Argentina
428 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museo de Arte Costarricense
301 reviews
.16 km away
Parque La Sabana
956 reviews
.71 km away
Estadio Nacional
62 reviews
.41 km away
Cementerio General de San Jose
58 reviews
.96 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Soda Tapia staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing