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Soda Jaco Rustico

Certificate of Excellence
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish
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1/2 Block off Of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my go to breakfast spot, fast, efficient. The juices are fresh daily. I love breakfast best.

Thank James G
Salt Lake City
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152 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is delicious! This place was recommended to us by the locals at the Jaco Tour Desk -we are glad we listened! They have a different juice beverage every day -we ate there more than twice! This yummy place satisfied my two nephews (ages 17 & 18), my two kids, and my husband. Good little Soda you do not... More 

Thank Stroller_Snob
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we travel CR, we strive to find traditional, family-style CR soda to eat our meals. Tourist places don't appeal to us.... Soda Jaco Rustico was the best soda we ate at during our last stay in San Jose/Jaco. Between 4 family members, we had the beef and chicken. The meat was all cooked to perfection. A welcomed sight was... More 

Thank ED4664
Lilburn, Georgia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good but not hot. Prices average for area. Would definitely eat there again. It's off a side street so it was a little hard to find but just ask anyone in the area and they will direct you.

Thank T R
Lodi, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived early after seeing reviews on Trip Advisor and a recommendation from the front desk clerk at our hotel. We arrived a bit before the lunch crowd, had the "casedo" (one beef one chicken - both were excellent!). The longer we sat there enjoying the food the more locals kept arriving. It was packed by the time we left.... More 

Thank Kurt A
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Received a few recommendations to go here, so we did and it was good. Ordered the casados (price includes a drink). Quite filling and reasonably priced. I would go back if I return to Jaco.

Thank SLS_22222
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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389 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We went to breakfast here after our hotel staff made a strong recommendation. The food was average although very reasonable. Not gourmet but edible and the staff was very accommodating.

Thank Tom H
Minot, North Dakota
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129 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I went to eat there because everyone l asked they recommended this place. But food was disgusting. All they have is CASADOS which is a plate that has rice, beans, plantains, salad or picadillo and a meat to chose it could be beef, pork, fish or chicken. Well, l ordered my with chicken and guess what my chicken was raw.... More 

Thank Fannifa
Tallahassee, Florida
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my typical CR breakfast this morning. Buffet style setup with a majority of customers locals. Good food and loved the local feel. Not a lot of English speaking folks here but challenge yourself to figure out the process. You'll be glad you checked it out.

Thank Perry C
Vancouver, Canada
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134 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here. Food was quick, tasty, and inexpensive. The Cas (guava juice) was very refreshing! It is cafeteria style dining. You line up, pick your food, then pay. Lots of locals seem to eat there.

Thank Disneygroupie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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?