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Soda Jaco Rustico

) #6 of 124 Restaurants in Jaco $ Latin, Spanish,
1/2 Block off Of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (31 reviews)
“chicken” (30 reviews)
“casado” (23 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 19:30All hours
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1/2 Block off Of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 381 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my third trip to Costa Rica since 1993 and many things have changed over that time. The number of tourist and expats has increased dramatically which is expected given how desirable it is to spend time in this country. Hell, I dream of...More

Thank harrymcballs
Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked about four different people where we should eat to get some good grandma kitchen kinda Costa Rican food and all of them said Jaco Rustico. It's served cafeteria style - on a line - with several different meat, side and salad options. I...More

Thank Ajia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inexpensive, well-prepared traditional food. A favorite of the Jaco residents and not-to-be-missed for travelers!

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is delicious. There is definitely a difference in food between countries. You get a humongous plate of food: Rice, beans, meat or chicken or pork or liver. (Surprise liver on my boyfriends plate) haha, potatoes, and pretty much everything else you may want. Food...More

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

You definitely get healthy portions of food at this cafeteria style Costa Rican restaurant. Nothing fancy, but good local food. The menu is not extensive but you do have your choice of meats and vegetables as your plate is filled with rice and beans. Not...More

Thank nthunder2001
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for good food, excellent service, and decent choices, then this is it. We ate late, around 7:40 and it looked like they close around 8:00. Chicken was a little over cooked but salads and beans were delicious. I also had a "te...More

Thank Tonycal3
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I read the reviews about this being the best Soda in Jaco, so for our first meal here we found Rustico. The experts were right, inexpensive, tasty food with friendly service. Nice place with friendly staff, and huge portions. We'll be back.

Thank wildsloth
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We started our trip in San Jose and went to Arenal, then through Cañas, to Jaco plus everywhere in between. We have tried a handful of Sodas, but this is the best so far. Buffet style for lunch, but soooo good. Many options and lots...More

Thank Hunter H
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Cafeteria style plating including rice, beans, one protein (chicken, beef, ribs, or fish in sauce) and one side plus a drink for about $5. Not great, but good. Excellent plantain salad.

Thank theoccasionaltourist
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Here you will eat great local food. So cheap and fresh. Open in morning and afternoon you have a lot of choices to eat, Fish, vegetables, rise, bean, meat and more.

Thank Fernando S
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Winnie L
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
3 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
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
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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