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Sofia Restaurante Mediterraneo Arte & Cultura

Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2224 5050
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (16 reviews)
“eggplant” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
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21 - 30 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had dinner here for the first time this past weekend. Food was amazing and the service was impeccable. The owner is usually there, from what I could understand, and he goes around, making sure you're satisfied with everything and making sure you get all you...More

Thank r2gasa
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I went with two Costa Rican friends to Sunday lunch at Sofia Mediterraneo after being out of the country for a year. What a joy. I got my favorite leg of lamb dish, baklava, and two Turkish coffees. My friends got other lamb dishes (also...More

1  Thank Deedra M
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Sofia offers a nice menu inspired by tasty and original recipes from the Mediterranean Basin. The presentation of the food is great, as well as customer service.

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was client of this excellent restaurant during the time I lived in San Jose. Today is a very sofisticaded restaurant with the same two owners. I visited it with pleasure yesterday. Excellent ambience and good cuisine, good wines and an excellent and kind service.

Thank Jose P
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The food was authentic and expertly prepared.I ate Salmon with spills it was so delicious and served fast, also Appetizer plate is highly recommended. If you are looking for a mediterranean experience in San Jose this place is the right choice Their bread is also...More

1  Thank kuthanguvenc
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Located in an up and coming gastronomic area Sofia is a must for those of you who are looking for something Mediterrano. Service is good atmosphere can definitely use an upgrade.

2  Thank Duncan H
Reviewed 25 March 2016

With a turkish chef, you are gonna find a variety of flavors which is not common to find. I recommend the meat flavored with wood, it's awesome!

Thank Fabrizio B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Having traveled to Turkey, I entered the place with some expectations. The decoration does resembles something about Turkey. Asked for lamb and it was good, not as flavored/spicy as what you can find in Turkey but good nonetheless. So, if you are looking for lamb,...More

Thank Bolivar R
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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We have been to this place for lunch upon a recommendation of a friend. After 2 weeks of local food in Costa Rica, I can say that this really worth the slightly expensive meal. The food was so delicious, the service was perfect. Furthermore the...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Best lamb I've ever had, excellent service, and overall nice place. Would definetively recommend it to everyone, and will visit again.

Thank Daniel F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
11:59 am - 11:00 pm
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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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.
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