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Sisso Taste of Jerusalem

Centro Commercial - PLAZA FLORENCIA | calle 310, 200mt norte de Centro Comercial PACO amano izq, Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2288 4737
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Ranked #9 of 99 Restaurants in Escazu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Café, Grill
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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!!!
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
10 helpful votes 10 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
67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Escazu, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have been to Sisso 3 times over the last year. Food is somewhat typical for Middle Eastern food. Quality is very good, premises are good, clean with inside and outside seating. The place seems to be busy most of the time. I would return there for another meal.

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

it is close by the Multi Plaza but more then worthy to go to ,the food is very good and the service is were you are looking for ,the pita bread is very nice ,you can buy them also loss .

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Sisso is one of my go-to lunch places when in Costa Rica. The food is great, specially the chicken shwarma, my personal favorite (both in "plate" form or in pita sandwich). The hummus is creamy and delicious and the pitas are nice and fluffy! The staff is great, friendly and attentive. Location is very convenient, and the restaurant is nice,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Although the location belies the quality of the experience, it is definitely worth the visit. Service is prompt, food fresh and tasty. The Mediterranean menu is varied and everything seems to be prepared and presented well. Service is friendly and attentive. Having been there a few times, the servers recognize repeat customers and are friendly without going over the top.... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great option for middle eastern food. Tasty, big variety, friendly service. Falaffel, Hummus and borekas, all recommendes. We go frecently and recommend it.

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Additional Information about Sisso Taste of Jerusalem

Address: Centro Commercial - PLAZA FLORENCIA | calle 310, 200mt norte de Centro Comercial PACO amano izq, Escazu, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2288 4737
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Café, Grill

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