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Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Newmarket
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu! Stopped in for a treat. Had the frozen mint lemonade! Yum!!! Also had the Chilean cake - which was heavenly and a traditional Costa Rican dessert. Great staff. Busy spot during lunch time.

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Thank ConnieRideout
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Granted it's a chain, a Costa Rican one however, the food is always of good quality and authentic to what Ticos eat. I've only had savory dishes but they've always been good. The price is fair for Costa Rican sit down standards and the menu has quite a bit of variety. Great for tourists, however many waiters primarily speak little... More 

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Thank Alanna P
1 review
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Just don't do it. Terrible attention, everything is carelessly prepared with very low quality ingredients. They have no idea how to prepare decent coffee. Even water tasted weird.

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Thank Gustavo C
Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I had the vegetarian lasagna. Very disappointing: the presentation was sloppy and the portion was small. The side salad was nominal, but the dressing was tasty. The flavor of the lasagna wasn't horrible, but you first eat with your eyes and nose. If I didn't have some faith that the food might be ok, I would have sent the food... More 

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Thank balamuedzi
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I certainly like this place for it's good desserts. If you just want to have a bite to eat, then pass by and you'll be satisfied. Everyone needs to try it out.

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Thank HipolitaJunior
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

You can find delicious food, it has variety of dishes for a good price. My favorite: desserts!! I love chocolate cake!! I recommend it very much!!

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Thank AmandaCordobaSolano
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ate at Spoon Los Yoses daily for lunch. Great food, reasonable prices and quick service. Spoon has stores all over San Jose. Always do a great job.

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Thank Carl C
Novato, California
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281 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered a classic chicken salad for lunch and we were very disappointed with both the food and the service. I will not be back here again.

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1 Thank TheBlum
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We had a early morning breakfast at spoon in zapote. Arriving we sat outside and nobody came to attend us. When we decided to go inside to ask for service, all the staff was laughing and having good time in the kitchen. We never received the coffee asked for and the food presentation was ugly. Quality was ok but definitely... More 

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Mexicano en El Salvador
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Delicious food at all times. Great Value You'll experience real costarican food. It's worth a visit always.

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Thank chachomarcos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Yoses, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?