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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
San Jose
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this ice-cream! This place is great, the staff is friendly and there is a long list of choices. I highly recommend it.

Thank forrestfan
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious, good service, a great variety of flavors. The place is clean. And you have one in every corner.

Thank Laurie D
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The flavores , the service, very clean make this a place you must visit in Costa Rica , the best IceCream and sorbet with local fruits flavores , try cas, fruits or the classic vanilla , my favorite chocolate almond or Hawaiian banana, fruits and fruits sorbets.

Thank Montserrat D
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fortunately I have one two blocks from home. They include sugar-free options and a variety of flavours.

Thank Silvian H

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