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Sofia Restaurante Mediterraneo Arte & Cultura

Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2224 5050
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (14 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“san jose” (16 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 25 November 2016

We went here on our last night, hoping for a good meal - and it exceeded our expectations. The staff were great, food fabulous (especially the lamb), good decor and ambience - all in all a bit of the mediterranean in Costa Rica. A perfect...More

Thank Guillods
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Romantic Mediterranean restaurant in trendy Barrio Escalante and worth the price. Great service and wide selection and for Central America a very extensive wine list. This is a good spot for a hot date, special event or when in the mood for lamb or other...More

Thank LS M
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is nice and small; very nice atmosphere. However, best thing in the house is the lamb dishes... AMAZING!!! I've had lamb in several cities around the world, but hands down (in my perspective) this is the best I've ever had!!! Will keep on coming...More

Thank rpant2511
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure to take part in the Greek Night a couple of weeks ago. Both the guest speaker and Mehmet explained everything about the dishes on the menu, from the preparation to the history of the dish and even its name. The food...More

1  Thank omorales95
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had dinner here for the first time this past weekend. Food was amazing and the service was impeccable. The owner is usually there, from what I could understand, and he goes around, making sure you're satisfied with everything and making sure you get all you...More

Thank r2gasa
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I went with two Costa Rican friends to Sunday lunch at Sofia Mediterraneo after being out of the country for a year. What a joy. I got my favorite leg of lamb dish, baklava, and two Turkish coffees. My friends got other lamb dishes (also...More

Thank Deedra M
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Sofia offers a nice menu inspired by tasty and original recipes from the Mediterranean Basin. The presentation of the food is great, as well as customer service.

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was client of this excellent restaurant during the time I lived in San Jose. Today is a very sofisticaded restaurant with the same two owners. I visited it with pleasure yesterday. Excellent ambience and good cuisine, good wines and an excellent and kind service.

Thank Jose P
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The food was authentic and expertly prepared.I ate Salmon with spills it was so delicious and served fast, also Appetizer plate is highly recommended. If you are looking for a mediterranean experience in San Jose this place is the right choice Their bread is also...More

1  Thank kuthanguvenc
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Located in an up and coming gastronomic area Sofia is a must for those of you who are looking for something Mediterrano. Service is good atmosphere can definitely use an upgrade.

2  Thank Duncan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
11:59 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2224 5050
  • E-mail
The Mediterranean is our reason of being, with a wider concept that doesn't only include the food but also the health, the arts, the conversations and the friendships that are born in our table. Our influences come from the culinary and culturally richness of 22 Mediterranean countries.
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