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Sofia Restaurante Mediterraneo Arte & Cultura

Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2224 5050
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (17 reviews)
“eggplant” (4 reviews)
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only the delicious and authentic but also the warmth and expertise. The owner took time to explain every dish precisely and with passion. Our server Carol made us feel so at home. We will always return when next we visit the city. Go there...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JackandBrannan
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Me and my wife use to go often to Sofia Restaurant, not just because it´s located near to our home in San José (Barrio Escalante) but for the delicious Mediterranean food , nice people (the owner allways receives the customers with words and true smile)...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BachCuritiba
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a great evdnjng at Sofia Restaurante. For starters we had fish carpacchio and hummus. For main course we chose lamb shoulder and tenderloin with shrimp, which were all cooked the perfection. The restaurant has a great atmosphere, the staff are...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LadyMullen
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice people... music, romantic table for couples...family dinner, friends meet up...so wonderful dished so yummy with balance good flavor and for me the BEST restaurant in Costa Rica 🇨🇷👌👍

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AmigaKristine2018
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we seemed to have come on a bad day for dinner - there were multiple dishes unavailable from the menu and the main courses that were served seemed to be reheated and not of the quality we were expecting after seeing some of the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Rennie C
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The food in this place is excellent, especially the lamb but there are options for vegetarians too. Portions are a bit small for my liking. It seemed one of the waitresses wasn’t too happy to spend her Sunday night working.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Jelena942
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I ordered a mixed seafood plate and it was delicious. There was a live performance there, I usually not quite like it but I had fun, surprisingly

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 338micha_z
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

She said:"It's the best restaurant I ever ate at" A 24 years old woman from Montreal. Indeed every plate, appetizer or main dish is exceptional. The lamb, a paleta de cordero today,is a specialty of the house. The quality of this cured meat is rare...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank lucquesnel
Reviewed May 21, 2018

I consider myself a food guru. I have been to top restaurants in the world owned by remarkable chefs like Del Posto, Juan Mari Arzak, Michael Anthony, and Roca brothers. I also have been visited local restaurants that make great food. I do know what...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Uluc O
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Can’t beat this Mediterranean restaurant if you’re looking for authentic food and flavors. Must try the mixed platter, the tortellini, the squid, and the tuna.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank SequeCR62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $48
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2224 5050
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The Mediterranean is our reason of being, with a wider concept that doesn't only include the food but also the health, the arts, the conversations and the friendships that are born in our table. Our influences come from the culinary and culturally richness of 22 Mediterranean countries.
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