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POPS

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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2296 2929
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San Jose
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just what you need to survive in the tropics, not outstanding but very good! their temporary promotions are recommended!

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Thank avillalo29
Enderby, British Columbia, Canada
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great ice cream, smoothies. Usually located wherever people watching is enhanced - my favorite at Calle 1 and Avenida Central.

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Thank Alf H
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Since I was a kid I go to Pops. It used to be a costa rican business and some years ago it´s a colombian company. however this change of hand din´t affected the quality of their products. My favorite is the banana split and the "Bronie dinamita", obviously for those chocolate lovers.

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Thank rurolex
San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can buy any product and will not be dissapointed! Banana split being my favorite! 5 star all the way!

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Thank natyoder
San Jose, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

basically they sell regular ice cream at almost gelato prices. I would recommend skipping it or investing 200 colones more in quality ice cream

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Thank dnadivi
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best ice cream in Costa Rica. My favorite Sunday with fruits. This ice cream place has been a must visit all my live. Quality, service and variety. It move with the trends too, because you can have a fruit or vegetable smoothly with out sugar.

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Thank Gabriela S
Succasunna, New Jersey
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340 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As noted in the title, not bad. Lots of flavors and toppings. Prices are good, especially with the US exchange rate.

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Thank fnct
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very quite place, not very comfortable, but if you need eat with peace in mind, this is the place !

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Thank Yanán R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pops is in all of Central America. I have enjoyed it for the last 45 years! Every time I have a trip to Central America! There is nothing like it in C.A.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Costa Rica
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

POPS has always been a high quality or premium ice cram for costaricans - I guess for around 40 years! You get a wide selection of taste, forms and presentations. They have over 80 locations in CR. They recently introduced frozen beverages combined with tropical fruits.

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Thank evsCostaRica

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?