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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The young girls know how to make shakes and frozen drinks. The older woman does not know how to make a frozen cappacino. She made one for me with almost no ice cream in it.

Thank darnmack
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pops is the coolest place to ops " pop in " when traverling in beautiful Costa Rica Every Pops we have visited is always spotless,fresh & the girls are happy to make you a great Frozen Capachino, thats our favourite !! But there are many ice creamy fruity delights on the menu.Also,there ice cream is good if you traverling with... More 

Thank Surferchefcowboy
Lake Mary, Florida
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102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

POPS are all over San Jose Costa Rica. We stopped at two different ones. The ice cream was outstanding. Very fresh with no preservatives, so it tastes different than in the US. We tried several flavors and toppings and ALL of them were excellent.

Thank Prols
San Antonio, Texas
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome ice cream, shakes, treats in a cool, clean friendly atmosphere. Located all around the country, look for one & try it, you will be happy you did. The chocolate brownie dynamite ice cream is to die for!

Thank sel6090
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I was born eating Pops Ice cream, which is why I find it tasty, and don´t get me wrong, it is good ice cream. The service is just ok, there are a lot of options you expect from an Ice Cream shop that are not here, like specialty ice cream cups and combinations. Also attention seems to be muddied by... More 

Thank Jack R
Toronto, Canada
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is a great spot for a quick treat. Quite often, we had dinner at a restaurant and then went to POPS after for our dessert. They have many flavours that are quite new to a Canadian palate and love the selection of sherbets & icecreams.

Thank 44Cheryl2015
San José, Costa Rica
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

POPS Ice Cream in Costa Rica goes hand in hand with any Italian ice cream in great quality and exquisite flavor. I have traveled around America and Europe continents, and POPS Ice Cream is one of the best, even compared to best Italian Ice Cream. You are able to choose from many different flavors, creamy and water ones called "nieves".... More 

Thank maviles2000
Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

I enjoyed the chance to try the different tastes of each flavor of the month. Great flavor, smooth, creamy, fresh ice cream...wonderful experience.

Thank Pamela R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

POPS has really great flavors that are unique. They will let you sample flavors, so feel free to ask. I tried the pasion queque and coco. I loved both of them.

Thank Christi K
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

What a wonderful surprise to find that Pops has "pina" sorbet...pineapple for those of you that don't speak spanish...and I love it...always a treat to go in and order a scoop in a cup and savor the delicious sweet pineapple ice sliding down your throat. Love it.

Thank Gwen R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 22962929

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