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Sofia Restaurante Mediterraneo Arte & Cultura

Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2224 5050
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
4 weeks ago
“A piece of the Mediterranean sea in Costa Rica”
18 Feb 2017
“Lamb dish is a must here!”
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is nice and cozy, the service is outstanding and one of the waiters is a truly polyglot which makes the experience richer, they have a large menu with mediterranean and turkish dishes. Any way your try their lamb, is a win, you won't...More

Thank Nitocr
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I ve been here many times. Never got disappointed with my favorite dish "lamb shoulder". It is a must in this place. Soft, juicy, well prepared and cooked. I tried their other dishes as well which are also very tasty however I categorize this place...More

Thank har s
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Sofia is an amazing restaurant and a must visit for when you are in Costa Rica. We dined here for lunch and dinner and both were spectacular. The menu has a variety of options and the owner, who diligently visits each table throughout their meals,...More

Thank Talin B
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant ! Great food and service is nice. Well located in a very trendy neighborhood of San Jose. Will come back !

Thank Fabiortizgoico
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely, reasonably priced restaurant. The shrimp risotto was absolutely incredible, as was the assorted appetizer plate. We were disappointed by the chocolate souffle, but I believe we ordered the wrong dessert for this restaurant. The owner was attentive and delightful.

Thank Sabrina L
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed sunday lunch at this buzzing restaurant. I chose a lamb stew off the specials menu which had delicious flavours. My husband chose the tuna fillet salad which was also very tasty. It was very hard to decide what to order as the whole menu...More

Thank LeeAnn M
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We went here on our last night, hoping for a good meal - and it exceeded our expectations. The staff were great, food fabulous (especially the lamb), good decor and ambience - all in all a bit of the mediterranean in Costa Rica. A perfect...More

Thank Guillods
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Romantic Mediterranean restaurant in trendy Barrio Escalante and worth the price. Great service and wide selection and for Central America a very extensive wine list. This is a good spot for a hot date, special event or when in the mood for lamb or other...More

Thank LS M
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is nice and small; very nice atmosphere. However, best thing in the house is the lamb dishes... AMAZING!!! I've had lamb in several cities around the world, but hands down (in my perspective) this is the best I've ever had!!! Will keep on coming...More

Thank rpant2511
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure to take part in the Greek Night a couple of weeks ago. Both the guest speaker and Mehmet explained everything about the dishes on the menu, from the preparation to the history of the dish and even its name. The food...More

1  Thank omorales95
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:59 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2224 5050
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Description
The Mediterranean is our reason of being, with a wider concept that doesn't only include the food but also the health, the arts, the conversations and the friendships that are born in our table. Our influences come from the culinary and culturally richness of 22 Mediterranean countries.