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“A Great Little Restaurant Experience!”

Sofia Restaurante Mediterraneo Arte & Cultura
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 6 - US$ 48
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Mediterranean is our reason of being, with a wider concept that doesn't only include the food but also the health, the arts, the conversations and the friendships that are born in our table. Our influences come from the culinary and culturally richness of 22 Mediterranean countries.
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Cozy ambiance, excellent service, great food! Try grilled octopus, lamb chops and stew, green peppercorn steak! Fresh fish and veggie dishes are great too! Tip: Start with the Sofia assorted platter while ordering!

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

This was our final dinner in Costa Rica. We went to the Gastronomica area by Uber and this was the first stop. Never got further. They have something for all. If you like Mediterranean food you will love this place. The owner is Turkish and the fish and lamb dishes were exquisite, The wine selection was wonderful and our waiter Allen was extremely attentive. Very authentic dishes and the tastes were delicious !

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

The place is nice and cozy, the service is outstanding and one of the waiters is a truly polyglot which makes the experience richer, they have a large menu with mediterranean and turkish dishes.
Any way your try their lamb, is a win, you won't get disappointed.
The "plato ejecutivo" or dish of the day is an excellent lunch option that for less than $10 includes a soup, a main dish, a beverage and a dessert.
On Friday's nights they often have life music
They create special seasonal menus such as Eastern and Valentine's Day.

One of the best places to eat in Escalante by far!

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I ve been here many times. Never got disappointed with my favorite dish "lamb shoulder". It is a must in this place. Soft, juicy, well prepared and cooked. I tried their other dishes as well which are also very tasty however I categorize this place as "the best place to eat lamb dishes in San Jose".

The service is good, they are fast to deliver the appretizes however for the main dishes it takes longer time than it should but since the decoration & ambiance is very charming and cosy, you should not be in rush & you should enjoy your every single moment.

The music being played background fits the ambiance and concept, only missing part is a good sound system.

I highly recommend this place for lamb lovers.

Thank har s
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Sofia is an amazing restaurant and a must visit for when you are in Costa Rica. We dined here for lunch and dinner and both were spectacular. The menu has a variety of options and the owner, who diligently visits each table throughout their meals, explained to us how each dish is inspired from a mediterranean country he has visited for culinary inspiration. His and his staff's passion for the food and their diners' experience is definitely noticeable and every dish we tried was excellent. Their portions are pretty large and you will surely leave this restaurant satisfied but still curios about what you may have missed out on..

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Thank Talin B
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