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Soda Jaco Rustico

#12 of 105 Restaurants in Jaco
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1/2 block off of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery

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  • 132
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  • 59
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  • 12
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Decent affordable meal

This isn't a fancy place by any means, but it's definitely the best value for the amount of food you get. Our group all did the plate of the day - rice, beans, a meat, salad, veggies, plantains, and a drink - all for $6.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Gainesville, Florida
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Delivery
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Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

This isn't a fancy place by any means, but it's definitely the best value for the amount of food you get. Our group all did the plate of the day - rice, beans, a meat, salad, veggies, plantains, and a drink - all for $6.

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Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This is the best buy in Jaco. Cafeteria style you pick your food usually 3 types of meat, beans, rice salads a big plate full. The place is as clean as a whistle went twice just plain Tico food but good.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The food here is not gourmet, but it is a very good bargain for the amount that you get. Of the cheaper places in Jaco, this is probably the best.

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Denver, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Best Jaco soda! We ate here for breakfast lunch and dinner on our two month stay. You get a lot of food for $5 and it includes a drink. All the locals eat here for breakfast and lunch so you know it is constintly good and cheap.

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Vail, Colorado, United States
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122 reviews 122 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This place was recommended by a few locals so we went. It is VERY cheap and quite simple. Imagine a home cooked meal in Costa Rica and that is what you get. They dont over salt/flavor their meals so be prepared to add some salsa. Wouldnt go back, but it was a nice change from the expensive meals on the... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

These guys are great! The food is always good and it's quick and inexpensive! I almost always get the same thing and it's always tasty! They are very consistent and that's not so common around here.

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Barra de Navidad, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Stopped for lunch today about 1:30 and there was a line at the buffet. The line moves briskly and is worth the wait. As has been said over and over the quantity, quality, and price or unbeatable in Jaco. Do your self a favor and get in line.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Basic breakfast buffet. If you are trying to save pennies this is your place. The staff is not warm and fuzzy so don't expect an experience

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Waterloo, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If you want to have an excellent, typical Costa Rican meal this is the place for you! Great price and lots of food. You may not even be able to finish all you get. Enjoy!!

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Centennial, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Quick and easy for breakfast - eggs, rice with black beans, tortillas, fruit and several other meat items were ready to select. Food was tasty and hot.

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  • Address: 1/2 block off of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco

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