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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decades of family fun with the best flavor in Costa Rica! There's no other place like Pops when it comes to quality! No matter which Pops store you visit, you'll find the same excellency in their products!

Thank Priscilla J
Monteverde, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Ice Cream in Costa Rica. We tried different places but felt that this was the best in Costa RIca. It is actually a chain. Funnily they weigh the ice cream to make sure you get the right size.

Thank Mike C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So you have already read the title of my review. The only thing I can add more is that, if you are in CR, you just cannot miss to be at POPS. They are everywhere. Great ice cream and shakes in nice price. What else you want? I go to POPS for 2 times in a week and they are... More 

Thank Mohit S
Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

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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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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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110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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?