An Update and Tips for Keeping Kosher in Costa Rica

We have recently been informed that the “Kosher” Burger King in Costa Rica is currently under new ownership and is no longer kosher.

Here are a few locations that either serve (restaurants) or carry kosher food (ready to eat or other kosher products):

  • AIRPORT in San Jose – “Deli Poás” stands carry Kosher Salami sandwiches
  • CAFETERIA TAAM SHEL PAAM – located in the Jewish Community Center: DAIRY & PARVE cafeteria and restaurant as well as Catering and take out. Tel: (506) 2520-1013 /ext. 122
  • RESTAURANTE CLUB DEPORTIVO ISRAELITA – Meat Restaurant located in the Jewish Sports Club near the Airport. Tel: (506) 2441-1086
  • KOSHER CENTER – Take out food: deli, meats, grill, pareve bakery section. Tel: (506) 2232-2991. Address: Carretera a Pavas – South side of October 54, diagonal to La Artistica.
  • KOSHER 2 GO – Pareve & Dairy take out food. Located at: Carretera a Pavas, frente a la Shell. Less than Two blocks from the Orthodox Community Center.

✈ For more tips on keeping kosher and traveling to Costa Rica, please read this post: Keeping Kosher in San Jose, Costa Rica

About the author

Dani Klein

Dani Klein is the founder of YeahThatsKosher, is passionate about global travel, good kosher food / restaurants, social media & the web, technology, digital marketing, and spending time with his friends & family.

Dani has an MBA in Marketing and works in the Social Media Marketing field for a large media agency.

  • hxr02

    To Danny Klein.

    Where in Buenos Aires did you stay for Shabbos? 

  • What’s the deal with the milk in Costa Rica? Does it come under the heter of drinking regular milk?

    • If it’s cow’s milk I don’t see what the issue would be.


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