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Soda Jaco Rustico

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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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1/2 block off of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a classic buffet of Costa Rican food. Lots of locals eat there. You just pick what you like from the buffet and they load your plate. Besides the usual rice and beans they offered surprisingly good fish.

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Thank JimCNC
Westminster, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best soda in jaco beach, low prices for a big meal. Definitely stop in to rustico. Good place to stop in

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing too impressive, food was ok but didn't find it like some of the other restaurants In the area. Some people we talked to recommend the place but to be fair it might have been what was on the menu that day. Portion size was good,didn't cost a lot .they close At 4:00pm I was told

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Thank Donald W
Black Rock City, Nevada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's cafeteria style ordering. I pointed to the things I wanted and the deliciousness went on the plate. It closes at 730pm and we just barely got there on time. My beef in red sauce and also a piece of fried fish came with rice, beans and a side (tomatoes) all for 3000 colones.

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Thank Mike D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have came here twice, love is so easy to find, even though the Trip Advisor adress is not good, I had to look it up at Google maps. But it is a so delicious typical food, nice amount for a fair price, cheap.

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Thank Yoselyn L
Amston, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We asked our driver on the the way into Jaco what his favorite restaurant in town was. He said you have to go to Rustico. So we went for breakfsst the next day. And boy was he right! Its sort of set up buffet style. A women asks you what you'd like and she scoops it for you. everything was... More 

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Thank nick s
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great typical breakfast at Rustico. We went right when the we're switching from breakfast to lunch and the made us fresh fried eggs. We both cleaned our plates. Great price Great food Good coffee.

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Thank Lisa S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Locals eat here for good reason. Food is great, inexpensive and plentiful. Most important, vegetarians will find food too!

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Thank Sherry G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casual spot for typical Costa Rican food. All meat, no fish - just a heads up! Great location, close to the main road with all the shops.

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Thank Velascoc2
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for an authentic Costa Rican lunch in Jaco, go to Soda Jaco Rustico. It's right off the beach and serves great casados for about $5-6 US. Try the fish or the pork chop.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 block off of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco

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