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Soda Jaco Rustico

1/2 Block off Of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (32 reviews)
“plantains” (19 reviews)
“casado” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1/2 Block off Of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 478 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My go to place for a real costa rica breakfast. Cafeteria outside style setting. Large portions and food is great.

Thank Perry C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The line at the entrance was long for a reason. Great food served on full plates and in generous proportions. Make sure to arrive hungry. Nothing fancy but fresh and delicious. Excellent value. Highly recommended.

Thank 46Lil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a little treasure. Although not fancy, it is very good Costa Rican food at a very reasonable price. It is served cafeteria style and you order what they have. The owner came to our table to make sure everything was okay and...More

1  Thank nthunder2001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good price , you sit outside. 2 people eat for $11.00 you get choice of meat , chicken, pork, fish, or steak. Comes w rice/beans sweet plantains and salad (challote salad and mix vegetable mix and a drink

1  Thank jalyn2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very reasonably priced and great variety of Costa Rican meals. Cafeteria style and create your own plate. A must to experience the local cuisine.

1  Thank rogmor2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for something quick for dinner during our spring break in Jaco and had ready very good reviews for this restaurant. We were not disappointed. You get in line and select from a couple of rice dishes, 3-4 meats, vegetables and salad. All...More

1  Thank Cesar G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We don't do the tourist restaurants. "When in Rome," we always say. We asked around (the locals) for authentic Costa Rican food, and this place was mentioned the most. The food was great! Atmosphere was authentic Costa Rican. The (few) reviews that I read that...More

1  Thank AV8RS
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I read a lot of great reviews about this place, so my expectations were probably too high. You order your food in a buffet line, they offer pork, fish, chicken, rice and beans, veggies, some things didn't look very appealing.... It's suppposed to be local...More

Thank PattyMT
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Fast and friendly, VERY inexpensive. Fed family of 5 for 14000 colones. Not fancy but great pollo, arroz, platanos, all the usual staple foods. Convenient location too.

Thank j g
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

As advertised. Great place to go to grab a plate of traditional Costa Rican food - and a nice break from some of the more "americanized" restaurants in town. Served buffet style. Many options to choose from. Not touristy. No frills. Just a simple, yummy,...More

1  Thank Jeffrey K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Winnie L
I'm staying in Jaco Beach now. Where can I find Soda Jaco Rustico? Cheers :-)
18 May 2015|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
Heading south on the main street which goes thru Jaco look for Mas Por Menus grocery store on your left, then go 100 meters south (straight) then turn right toward the beach and on your left is Restaurant Jaco Rustica... More
Do you deliver and what is the restaurant phone number
2 February 2015|
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Response from buckcalif | Reviewed this property |
Just saw this phone number Tel. 2643-2117 on the sign from a photograph that someone posted March 2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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