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Sisso Taste of Jerusalem

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Centro Commercial - PLAZA FLORENCIA | calle 310, 200mt norte de Centro Comercial PACO amano izq, Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2288 4737
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8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: We Love To Serve, We Have The Passion Of The - Kitchen Art. We Looking To...
We Love To Serve, We Have The Passion Of The - Kitchen Art. We Looking To Do It Better Always, The Original Taste Of Jerusalem In Costa Rica. Clean And Safety Place. Parking And Security, A Lot Of Sun Light, Very Easy To Get Here. Great Music, Great Food, Great Wines Beers And Cocktails. Our Turkish Cafe Is Part Of Our Passion. We Are Doing Our Own Best Pastry. The Best Pita Bread In All De Americas. You Are More Then Welcome 7 days a week. You Are The Must Important Part Of Our Mission!!!
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Good for:
Families with children

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good for vegetarians

great salads and desserts and natural foods and humus and popovers and falafels sandwichs pitas soups salads

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Escazu, Costa Rica
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  • Families with children
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Escazu, Costa Rica
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

great salads and desserts and natural foods and humus and popovers and falafels sandwichs pitas soups salads

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Decided to try this place just by chance one afternoon and so glad we did. Have been back several times since and the food and service have been outstanding on each visit.

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Cambridge, Canada
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

A nice change from all the Tico food we have been enjoying. Everything was very fresh and tasty. The chicken shawarma was very good. We had heard that the lamb chops are a top choice but they were not available the night we were there. The choice on the children's menu was excellent. The only disappointment was frozen papas fritas-... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

one f the best mediterranean restaurants in town. the lafa bread is to die for. whether it is a shaworma or kebab, you will not be disappointed.

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Eastern USA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great little spot. Order a pita, and select from a big variety of fillings. Very clean, fast, and efficient. Easily ranks in the top 10% of Middle-eastern places we have eaten in (on 3 continents). Something to please anyone! Nice seating areas indoors and outdoors.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Israeli restaurant at the Plaza Florencia. Delicious, authentic food reminds Israel. A culinary tast and filling. shoarma, hummus, schnitzel have the taste of Israel. The place owned by mr. Roy sisso, nice, assistanting, amazing source of information and a wonderful host. worth every dollar and highly recommended.

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Miami, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Food is tasty, plentiful, and fairly priced. There is indoor and outdoor seating in an open mall. It seems like all servers work all tables, therefore the service very quick.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This Israeli place serves wine, as well as, great lamb shawarma and humus dishes. Falafel and chicken were also great. Everything was fresh and tasty and the portions were large. You select your own heat level, and ingredients, in the sandwiches. I had a glass of white, very descent, and a nice pour, with my meal. The espresso was great... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This place is fantastic. The food is wonderful and it's the cleanest restaurant in Costa Rica. Try to go on a Friday afternoon for their Challah/Jala.

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Warsaw, Poland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

This place has a mix of mediterranean choices: good humus, nice falafel, good shawarma. Stay away from typical fast food choices, avoid papas fritas and hamburgesas and and you will be fine :-). My reco is shawarma on humus. They have some more "tico" options, but why go tico when you come to a middle east eatery :-)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Centro Commercial - PLAZA FLORENCIA | calle 310, 200mt norte de Centro Comercial PACO amano izq, Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2288 4737

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Café, Mediterranean, Grill, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

We Love To Serve, We Have The Passion Of The - Kitchen Art. We Looking To Do It Better Always, The Original Taste Of Jerusalem In Costa Rica. Clean And Safety Place. Parking And Security, A Lot Of Sun Light, Very Easy To Get Here. Great Music, Great Food, Great Wines Beers And Cocktails. Our Turkish Cafe Is Part Of Our Passion. We Are Doing Our Own Best Pastry. The Best Pita Bread In All De Americas. You Are More Then Welcome 7 days a week. You Are The Must Important Part Of Our Mission!!!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?