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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” (169 reviews)
“banana split” (18 reviews)
“mango” (14 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Pina was the best flavor I tried but the mango and the orange were both excellent. You can find pops all over Costa Rica and they were consistently the best ice cream I had while I was there.

Thank nrbnate
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I'm a Costarican/American and I love the taste of Pops ice cream, the servings are small. If you expect the serving size of American ice cream shops, you'll be disappointed.

Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A great chain store for some really good ice cream. Locations everywhere. The current mango and raspberry special is very good. A few times I've ordered an item and they could make it. This tells me their supply chain is spotty. But there are plenty...More

Thank dr917
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a very refreshing frappe cappuccino here, nice and cold on a hot day. Efficient service, clean store (chairs and tables too) and most items on the menu under $5 USD. Good value for money and a menu with plenty of choice...More

Thank MelbRell
Reviewed 25 April 2017

When we see a POPS we always either stop or wish we had. it is that good Not Italian Gelato but great ice cream in Costa Rica

Thank Tizoc S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very poor service. I asked for bannana ice cream and the clerk asked what kind. I repeated, bannana, and she again asked what kind in a very rude manner. It was when she asked a third time that she explained that they have a few...More

Thank GloriaSanDiego
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Our three kids loved this place. I appreciated the many lactose-free options. Staff were kind and helpful.

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Pops are everywhere, the ice cream are popular and inexpensive. Think the Costa Rica version of the Good Humor stand.

Thank jeffpX5931YJ
Reviewed 30 March 2017

this is kind of the national ice cream shop. They are Ok and have a great variety of options but are far from exquisite italian Gelatos.

Thank Gilberto V
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I would go back to San Jose just for the ice cream. I loved the banana splits, way too good. My husband described them as an amazing amount of wonderful flavors in every bit. I wasn't sure that it was as good as I thought...More

Thank JanieNC
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  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
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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