Costa Rica Restaurant Review – Soda Tapia, Traditional Food in San Jose

Cost: Under $5
Food Quality: Good
Decor: Cafeteria-like
Service: Average
Cuisine Type: Costa Rica
Location: 2nd avenue and 42nd street Paseo Colon, San Jose Costa Rica
Phone: 2222 – 6734
Website: Soda Tapia

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Some Facts for You


This soda started as a small 8 table family restaurant in 1965. Now 45 year later it is a small chain of four restaurants in the Central Valley Region of Costa Rica and it is still managed by the sons and grandsons of the couple that started it.

Soda Tapia specializes in traditional Costa Rican dishes making it a great option if you want to get to know this country’s fascinating gastronomy.


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