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Papa Pez

Centro Comercio El Pueblo | San Francisco de Goicoechea, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good56%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
29 Jul 2018
“Excellent service for large party of 18”
7 Mar 2018
“"Convenient and accurate"”
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Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Centro Comercio El Pueblo | San Francisco de Goicoechea, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent fish and seafood dishes (and some meat dishes as well). The service was quite fast for a party of 18 each. We all ordered separate dishes and paid for ourselves. That was no problem at all. Delicious food and excellent service!

Thank wybe h
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This restaurant continues to offer accurate and good quality seafood alternative if you are in the San Jose City area. Very good service and relaxing environment.

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Restaurant was recommended to us by our tour guide. Is about a 10 minute walk from the Radisson in a rather industrial looking area. Extensive fish menu (in English). Our group chose a wide variety of different dishes and they were uniformly good. Excellent service...More

Thank merlinWestYorks
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is one of those great restaurants that always offers great service, fresh seafood and convenient prices. One positive additional thing is its location; it is never crowded during the weekends which allows you to receive personalized and accurate attention.

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I discovered Papa Pez more than two years ago and the moment I came back to San Jose, that restaurant was automatically on my radar. The food and service were as good as the first time. The potato skins filled with seafood were absolutely fantastic....More

Thank Alberto G
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The ceviche was wonderfull, and the passion fruit juice was very nice too. I ordered rice with seafood oriental style, very delicious. The service was fast, and the waiters did excellent job. The food was served faster than I expected.

Thank ahernandez2
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The shrimp ceviche was excellent, best we had in San Jose. The main dishes didn't impress us, but they were still good. Prices were a little high, but doable.

Thank MariselaHazzard
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Stayed at the Radisson less than 10 minutes walk from here. Hotel food and service make you appreciate a real restaurant like this. Friendly and efficient service, great food and decent prices. I had the daily special which was Corvina with shrimp in a flavorful...More

Thank Notdunrovin
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The restaurant is located in the shopping center "El Pueblo" between San Jose and Guadalupe which makes it a very convenient place when looking for very good Costa Rican style sea food near San Jose. The staff always gives a magnificent service. Food is incredibly...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Papa Pez was recommended to us by Marlon from Payless Car Rental and he was absolutely correct. The food was excellent. We had the chef special, Sea Bass with Jumbo Shrimp, Seafood Soup, Oysters, Sea Bass Costa Rican Style, and the Seafood combo sautéed in...More

Thank Joni H
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercio El Pueblo | San Francisco de Goicoechea, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
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