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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 #31 of 98 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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

The pizza at the pizza shop is superior to the rest of the pizza in Jaco. Their ingredients and preparation result in a great pizza! The "good good" meatball sandwich is also hot fire! Lived here for almost two years, definitely a staple!

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Daytona Beach
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We shared an early lunch and were the only customers present when we arrived. Joe, one of the owners, took our order, brought our drinks to the table, and answered our questions about how he came to move to Costa Rica and own a restaurant. The pizza was delicious, and he offered drink refills for no charge. We would definitely... More

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

i eat at this place almost every day. fantastic pizza, great staff and they serve fox cola. give them a try and you wont be disappointed.

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

We eat here almost here everyday too! But in all seriousness, thank you very much for your patronage and support. We're glad to hear we have another happy customer. -The Pizza Shop More

Evanston, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

"Our purpose is to consciously, deliberately evolve toward a wiser, more liberated and luminous state of being; to return to Eden, make friends with the snake, and set up our computers among the wild apple trees. Deep down, all of us are probably aware that some kind of mystical evolution - a melding into the godhead, into love - is... More

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

Nothing beats a Tim Robbins quote about pizza to start off a review. We take a great amount of pride in what we do. To hear such kind words whether they be from a minor league pitcher in North Carolina destined for the majors, an escaped prison convict in Maine, or in your case a pizza critic from Illinois mean... More

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

Thanks for swinging by the shop, and enjoying our great pizza and sandwiches. We always love hearing how much customers appreciate the care that we put into our product. Glad we made your stay in Jaco enjoyable. Hope to see you back here soon! -The Pizza Shop More

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

2 reviews
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
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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

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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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