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“Great food at a good price” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Spoon

Spoon
Ranked #120 of 589 Restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: Cafe, Costa Rican
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cleveland, Ohio
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522 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
“Great food at a good price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

We love the casados - the "typical food" that you find in Costa Rica and Spoon does it well. They have a great fish casado - it's not cheap, but it is done well. Service is friendly and enthusiastic.

Visited February 2013
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Local chain café”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

The Spoon chain can be found all over Costa Rica. It is a Costa Rican corporation that grew out of a family run business. They serve good coffee drinks, desserts, light snacks, and a few breakfast/ lunch items. It is pricer than a typical "soda" restaurant, but a good quick fix if you are in a rush.

Visited October 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“The Panera / Corner Bakery of Costa Rica”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

For those Americans out there or for those of you who are familiar with United States eateries, this is Costa Rica´s equivalent to Panera or Corner Bakery. You can find everything here from fresh salads to sandwiches to coffee (made with the famous Café Britt and including frozen coffees) to pastries to empanadas to traditional Costa Rican fare. The cafés normally have a pleasant atmosphere and you are treated very well by the servers.

All that being said, Spoon is a bit pricy, especially by Costa Rican fast food standards. Exepct to pay a little more and GET a little more at a Spoon. Still, they´re extremely reliable, fresh, and have many healthy menu items available.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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“Our Favorite in Escazu!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

We eat here every time we visit the Multiplaza in Escazu for shoipping. We've tried everywhere else.

Visited November 2012
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Thank higherlifer
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Slow day”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2012

They was just a slow day. I eat there often, it's just ok. Good coffee! But some things are good others are just ok. Some are even less than ok. But definetely get coffee

Visited November 2012
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