We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Super burgers for a super price!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Papas and Burgers

Papas and Burgers
Ranked #19 of 152 Restaurants in Jaco
Cuisines: American, Bar, Central American
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Gothenburg, Sweden
Level Contributor
119 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Super burgers for a super price!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2012

I love this place, they do the best smoothies and often have a really great lunch/dinner meal including a burger, fries and a smoothie. And in walking distance from the beach, who can complain? :)

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank Hannah A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

350 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    237
    75
    16
    11
    11
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Denver, CO
Level Contributor
64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Quick, good, and well priced”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

We decided to try this place based on the reviews. Sometimes you just need to step away from local food and have something from home. The hamburgers were excellent and my picky five year old ate almost all of her grilled cheese and fresh cut fries. The service was quick for Costa Rica and we will be back!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank PumpkinDenver_CO
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
World
Level Contributor
69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good Burgers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2012

Nice, thick burgers. Cooked to order. It is hard to find a good burger in Jaco, but Pappas And Burgers does it to the tee. Resonable prices for the size of the burgers too. They also have awesome dessert options.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank LivingLifeByTravelin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Jaco, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Not just another burger !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2012

JOHNNY CASH , gotta love the flavor and the style , no reconstituted potatoes here either ! Its all done so well here and the smoothies are good enough to hold their own against the competition here in Jaco ! This is arguably the best burger in CR and for sure in Jaco !

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank chucksurfs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Amazing burgers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2012

Got a recommendation from a local waitress. It is tucked down a side street and has a colorful art vibe.

The food is amazing. My burger was perfectly cooked and tasted great. The fries were hand cut and sprinkled with a light salt/oregano mix -- delicious. I had a Naty Dred smoothie which was incredibly fresh.

It's casual. Service friendly.

Definitely a do over.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank MojoShep
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Papas and Burgers also viewed

Jaco, Province of Puntarenas
Jaco, Province of Puntarenas
 
Jaco, Province of Puntarenas
Jaco, Province of Puntarenas
 
Jaco, Province of Puntarenas
Jaco, Province of Puntarenas
 

Been to Papas and Burgers? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing