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The Pizza Shop

Paseo Las Americas | #3 200 meter south of Subway, Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 2643
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Ranked #32 of 95 Restaurants in Jaco
Price range: $4 - $22
Cuisines: Pizza, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: New York Style Pizza in Jaco Beach Costa Rica. We offer whole pizzas, pizza by the slice, sandwiches, ice cold beer, and run weekly specials. We make our own dough and sauce in the shop from scratch, and use only the freshest and finest ingredients available. Great for a quick lunch, or sitting down with the family for dinner. Open late on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for weekly specials!
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English first
Evanston, Illinois
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We visited The Pizza Shop a couple of times while in Jaco (including their infamous Wednesday night party). You can tell the ingredients and dough are very fresh! The guys (Kevin, Joe, and Fernando) are great and are more than happy to help with any advice to be sure your stay in Jaco is great.

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Sag Harbor, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

The place is run by two awesome guys Kevin and Joe who have created a tasty menu of a large variety of pizzas and delicious Italian subs. Being from NY I can proudly say that I had a taste NY style pizza here in Costa Rica. I was there for their Wednesday night party as they have been doing since... More

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Joe S, Owner at The Pizza Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review the shop. It's always nice to hear when we get the seal of approval from a New Yorker. Hopefully see you at our next Wednesday night shin dig! -The Pizza Shop More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

So good my father-in-law, a Brooklyn native, demanded we have it a total of 3 times during our 10 day stay! Excellent crust, fresh ingredients and the owners treat their customers very well. A MUST! Who knew Costa Rica had pizza comparable to NY!

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Joe S, Owner at The Pizza Shop, responded to this review

Always great to hear our pizza gets the NY seal of approval. Thank you very much for your review. Glad we could help fill the pizza void during your trip. Look forward to seeing you again on your next trip down. -The Pizza Shop More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

the first time we went to The Pizza Shop was on a Wednesday night for pizza and pong. there is always a friendly group of locals and tourists all gathered for a few slices and brews. the other night, we had a hankering for some good grub and didn't want to get out in the rain. so we called in... More

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Joe S, Owner at The Pizza Shop, responded to this review

Nice to hear you have had some great experiences at the shop. Happy to hear you enjoyed the veggie pie, and its hard to go wrong with our meatball sub. Thanks for the review. -The Pizza Shop More

Jaco, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Sadly, this was a really bad pizza experience for us. The crust was bland, dry, and tasted like it came from a pre-baked frozen package. The topping was OK, the sauce wasn't even remotely tasty. We had delivery, but if we got this in a sit-down restaurant, we would have sent it back and left immediately.

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Joe S, Owner at The Pizza Shop, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience with our pizza. We take these reviews to heart and when we hear reviews such as these we want to rectify the situation/improve our product. Upon reading your review of the shop I also read your other reviews of Jaco locations. Much to my surprise a restaurant... More

Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Pizza Shop in Playa Jacó is one of my favorite places, not just to eat but to stop by and say hello to owners Joe Sparks and Kevin Eich. They are on top of their game, and being half Italian and originally from the Bronx, I can vouch for their pizza being "upper crust"; it is not the Full... More

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Joe S, Owner at The Pizza Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for for your kind words and taking time to review the shop. It was a sigh of relief to hear our meatballs passed grandma's test. -The Pizza Shop More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I love the spot, the atmosphere is so fun, reminds me of chi-town. The sándwiches are delicious and at a reasonable price. If your from the States and ever crave sándwiches or pizza like home, thats the spot!

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Joe S, Owner at The Pizza Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you enjoy our product here at the shop. -The Pizza Shop More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

So I & a friend who was tagging along (a food writer by the way) had gone here many times & I own a hotel in the area & send people here..Tonight I was ripped off! They tell me tonight they have a Special - large pizza with 1 topping for $10.00...Cool, I would like that & I would like... More

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Deltona, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The pizza was very good. I thought the prices were a little high and didn't like that they didn't take credit cards. Service was very good and they were friendly and timely

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Joe S, Owner at The Pizza Shop, responded to this review

Very good pizza, friendly/timely, and the service was very good. You're welcome. Look forward to having you back. -The Pizza Shop More

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Additional Information about The Pizza Shop

Address: Paseo Las Americas | #3 200 meter south of Subway, Jaco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2643 2643
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
Average Prices: USD 4 - 22
Cuisine: Pizza, Sandwiches

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