Museo de Arte Costarricense
This Spanish-style structure served as San José’s main airport terminal until 1955. The newly remodeled museum features regional art and...
Monumento León Cortés
This bronze statue of the 1930s Costa Rican president stands regally at the eastern entrance to La Sabana park.
A swimming pool in Parque Metropolitano La Sabana.
This hyper-chic, see-and-be-seen club clad in white and gold has an extensive list of cocktails and a menu of Mediterranean-inspired...
At this authentic Mexican place near the park, well-rendered specialties include tacos in sets of four – corn tortillas accompanied by...
cnr Av 2 & Calle 42 · interesting places nearby
Soda Tapia information
An unpretentious ’50s-style diner with garish red-and-white decor, this place is perpetually filled with couples and families noshing on grilled sandwiches and generous casados . If you have the nerve, try the monstrous ‘El Gordo,’ a pile of steak, onions, cheese, lettuce and tomato served on Spanish bread. Save room for dessert: ice-cream and fruit sundaes are a specialty here.