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San jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2296 2929
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always going for a nice and scrumptios milkshake and at the end it is made of a whitish base without flavor and half of your icecream of your choice with syrup. Too expensive to pay for a fake shake.

Thank Gio G
Deal, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious ice creams and nieves. Please try ALL OF THEM! They are soooooo good! But do not forget to try the Nieve de Guanabana, it is the most delicious flavour you will ever taste! No doubt of it! Guanabana has also health proprieties and it is said is helpful for fighting cancer. Just try it!

Thank vadbai
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tasted the original POPS some 30+ yrs ago and ever since it got franchised, the quality and flavor have been going down hill. Service is mediocre, most times you have to correct the order because it is not what you wanted, other times they dont listen that it is to go, so you have to tell them again to... More 

Thank vigo65
San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

is a very good idea for a hot day, a lot of type of icecream and also toppings. They have more locations in San Jose. The staff is friendly. You can be serve also in the car at the window, only to take your icecream and go quickly at home. I recomand, price good.

Thank Nico S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Decades of family fun with the best flavor in Costa Rica! There's no other place like Pops when it comes to quality! No matter which Pops store you visit, you'll find the same excellency in their products!

Thank Priscilla J
Monteverde, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Best Ice Cream in Costa Rica. We tried different places but felt that this was the best in Costa RIca. It is actually a chain. Funnily they weigh the ice cream to make sure you get the right size.

Thank Mike C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

So you have already read the title of my review. The only thing I can add more is that, if you are in CR, you just cannot miss to be at POPS. They are everywhere. Great ice cream and shakes in nice price. What else you want? I go to POPS for 2 times in a week and they are... More 

Thank Mohit S
Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The young girls know how to make shakes and frozen drinks. The older woman does not know how to make a frozen cappacino. She made one for me with almost no ice cream in it.

Thank darnmack
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pops is the coolest place to ops " pop in " when traverling in beautiful Costa Rica Every Pops we have visited is always spotless,fresh & the girls are happy to make you a great Frozen Capachino, thats our favourite !! But there are many ice creamy fruity delights on the menu.Also,there ice cream is good if you traverling with... More 

Thank Surferchefcowboy
Lake Mary, Florida
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110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

POPS are all over San Jose Costa Rica. We stopped at two different ones. The ice cream was outstanding. Very fresh with no preservatives, so it tastes different than in the US. We tried several flavors and toppings and ALL of them were excellent.

Thank Prols

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?