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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)
Open Now
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barrio Escalante | Barrio Escalante, 00000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 20 June 2014

Walking to Sofia Mediterraneo is like entering an experience somewhere in the Mediterranean. Lovely smells of ancient spices like cardamon and cumin makes one want to try every dish on the special's board. The meats are my favorite but I was lucky enough to have...More

1  Thank Alejandra R
Reviewed 13 March 2014

We ate twice at Sofia for dinner while in the St. Elena area. The restaurant has a very nice, quiet atmosphere, and the food and service were very good.

Thank Nhiker
Reviewed 26 February 2014

I found this restaurant on the last day of my trip in Costa Rica and the food was amazing. The atmosphere in the restaurant was very relaxing and beautiful and the service was great too. Definitely make a stop at Sofia's during your stay in...More

Thank Cole M
Reviewed 11 February 2014

My childhood Greek friends took me to Sofia where I had a great time. The ambiance seem to be be quiet oriental, tables and decoration quite simple but the food was extremely tasty. Not to forget that the owner of the restaurant, Memet, a friend...More

Thank Bob Y
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Sofia was my favorite reastaurant when in my Costa Rica travel....Beside the very tasteful dishes,have very cute and friendly atmosphere that feel yourself like in your home.All dishes have specialities of mediterranean kitchen culture..i especially liked lamb and fish dishes with special red wines..All customers...More

Thank istanbull1907
Reviewed 5 January 2014

I decided to visit this place based on a couple of online reviews and was anxious about eating here. Oh boy was I in for a treat... they had a holiday menu consisting of their 2013 top sellers plus their regular menu. The holiday menu...More

Thank adrianFLY
Reviewed 31 December 2013

I went for dinner as I had been there before and it continues to provide excellent food -- locally and foreign sourced ingredients and excellent cooking. The menu is imaginative without being weird, the servers seem to know their stuff too. The owners are very...More

Thank Istanbulapt
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Lmb is not a popular meat in this part of the world. Being a craver of this dish i was pleased to discover the Sofia near my hotel in San Jose. Just a buck away fro Barrio Aranjuez by taxi and you will find excellent...More

Thank caribefisher
Reviewed 15 March 2013

My husband and I met Mehmet while visiting the Osa Region. He mentioned his restaurant and invited us to stop by, when in San Jose. On our last night, we decided it would be fun to try. Wow, what an amazing surprise. The food was...More

Thank Sylmontg703
Reviewed 14 March 2013

I was in this restaurant on February 23rd at the "Lebanese Night" and was simply overwhelmed by the quality of the food and the incredibly informative event. Coming from the Eastern Mediterranean myself, I must say that the "mezes" such as the humus and kibbeh,...More

Thank Ali O
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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