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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2296 2929
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (184 reviews)
“banana split” (18 reviews)
“mango” (17 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ice cream with many locations. Try the mango. Or pineapple (piña). Not cheap but worth a splurge.

Thank Ty S
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Pops is everywhere in San Jose. Helado (ice cream)and nieve (Sherbet) can be found at many shops, but Pops is reliable for variety, good value, fine taste eating either in the shop or sauntering down Avenida Cehtrale

Thank Harolnick
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Pops Ice Cream was started ub ¡n 1965 and became the top selling ice cream in costa Rica in less than a year. It started as a couple of ice cream stores with products unknown to Costa Ricans but common in the US: soda fountains....More

Thank jcabezas2016
Reviewed August 15, 2018

It is hard to find traditional ice cream here. Everyone is healthy which is not a bad thing. The ice cream it delicious.

Thank sydney s
Reviewed August 6, 2018

They have very good ice creams and sundaes. The ones with tropical flavors are a must for travelers. Try the guanabana and mora, you will be surprise by the flavor

Thank Flor C
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This Ice Cream shop has many outlets. We ent to the one in the western suburbs of San Jose (Santa Ana area). The quality is outstanding, the atmosphere is "classic modern" ice cream shop, and the prices very reasonable. They have a good (16?0 selection...More

Thank Anbrugo
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My stepson wanted some ice cream and he found this place so we went in and he said the ice cream was delicious the service was great it offered a nice little hideaway from the hub of the Mercato Central which is a little scary...More

Thank Limafiallos
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The ice cream is very good. The service is also very good and moderate prices. The milk shakes and sundaes are great... It s always nice to go back to POPS.

Thank valley931
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We thought this was a local ice cream chain as it had locals within it. It's great they let you sample they flavours, the ice cream is pretty good, my favourite was the mango.

1  Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed June 19, 2018

You see Pops ice cream shops all over San Jose Costa Rica and all over Costa Rica and other countries in Central and South America. We had a C

Thank Samosababa
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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: +506 2296 2929
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