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POPS

San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #30 of 296 restaurants in San Jose
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English first
Pittsburg, CA
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

They have the best ice cream in Costa Rica! They have scoop ice cream or freshly dipped ice pops too!

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China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We went to the Pops outpost in Alajuela near the airport, but I could not find that on TripAdvisor. The ice cream is excellent and will taste familiar to Americans. It is not much a cultural experience in Costa Rica, but the Brownie Dynamite was great.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

OK, I have to shamefully admit that after spending numerous days during our Costa Rican vacation out hiking through gorgeous rain-forests and waterfall-gardens -- doing the "be healthy" thing, my wife and I "broke down" and went to POP's on NUMEROUS occasions! Nothing better than some delicious and creamy/cold ice-cream from a local POP's! The service we received was always... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They have drive through service , a little slow but worth the waiting! Pops are located everywhere in town, so you can find one easily in every city.

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nice place to have a semi-romantic ice cream with your significant other. Not expensive, and if you are from America, you will find several ice cream flavors you will never find in US, recommend CAS, take your chances.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The ice cream is ok, it is nothing special and a bit pricey. The service is a bit slow as well. We tried it various times while living in Costa Rica and preferred eating grocery store ice cream over it.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I've been going to Pops since I can remember, middle and high school, college and now. The service is great and the ice screams are really good. The nieves are very refreshing and come in a big variety. It's a flavor that takes you back in time! Big variety and all are good, especially the cookie, blackberry nieve and the... More

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American in Costa Rica
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My kids are 3 & 6 and love ice cream. Pops is good and there is one on many corners of the city. They will let you dip the cones into a hard chocolate shell. The kids LOVE that. Lots of fun.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Natural flavors and whole milk make great ice cream.Try the mango, coffee, coconut flavors. Locations everywhere and fairly priced products.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

The ice creams the best on tren personal need to be more pro active, locales needs to be more módem.

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