While you're in Costa Rica, don't forget to try these which are some of the more popular typical foods in the country. In no particular order of preference:

  • Olla de carne
  • Chifrijo
  • Picadillo de arracache
  • Picadillo de chicasquil
  • Arroz con leche
  • Tamal de elote
  • Tamal de maicena
  • Pejibayes
  • Patacones
  • Sopa de mondongo
  • Pozol
  • Horchata