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“The Panera / Corner Bakery of Costa Rica” 4 of 5 stars
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Spoon
Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Ranked #147 of 345 Restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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“The Panera / Corner Bakery of Costa Rica”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

For those Americans out there or for those of you who are familiar with United States eateries, this is Costa Rica´s equivalent to Panera or Corner Bakery. You can find everything here from fresh salads to sandwiches to coffee (made with the famous Café Britt and including frozen coffees) to pastries to empanadas to traditional Costa Rican fare. The cafés normally have a pleasant atmosphere and you are treated very well by the servers.

All that being said, Spoon is a bit pricy, especially by Costa Rican fast food standards. Exepct to pay a little more and GET a little more at a Spoon. Still, they´re extremely reliable, fresh, and have many healthy menu items available.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Our Favorite in Escazu!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We eat here every time we visit the Multiplaza in Escazu for shoipping. We've tried everywhere else.

Visited November 2012
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“Slow day”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

They was just a slow day. I eat there often, it's just ok. Good coffee! But some things are good others are just ok. Some are even less than ok. But definetely get coffee

Visited November 2012
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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“Great for quick food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Large fast food chain in Costa Rica.

Grat food and deserts for been fast food and really affordable. try!!!

Visited September 2012
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Atenas, Costa Rica
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“Ichi Ban!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I first visited Spoon in Los Yoses 29 years ago, and am pleased with the success of what is now a chain over the years. Recently we enjoyed chicken lasagna in one restaurant and if my son´s wife is with us we cannot leave without treasuring once again their torta chilena - best we´ve found anywhere! On the odd occasion when thety´ve sold out of torta chilena, we´ve enjoyed their cheese cake. An excellent spot for an afternoon coffee break! (Ichi Ban = #1 in Japanese)

Visited October 2012
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