Wednesday 20 October 2021

McD’s in Tiquicia (Costa Rica) in 1970

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TODAY COSTA RICA – This photo is of the first McDonald’s restaurant in Costa Rica in 1970, across from the Central Bank (Banco Central).

Photo of from Tiquicia Retro

The myth is that it is the first McD outside the United States. But, according to the McDonald’s corporate website, the chain expand into international markets beginning in 1967 opening in Canada and Puerto Rico before Costa Rica.

Today, there are more than 50 McD’s in Costa Rica. In the downtown core of San Jose, it is hard to walk more than a few blocks without McDonald’s.

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There are four between the short distance of the San Juan de Dios Hospital and the Teatro Nacional on the “Bulevar” (Avenida Central).

Read more: McDonald’s celebrates 50th in Costa Rica!

For sure for many Costa Ricans and ex-pats in Costa Rica for years, the photo will evoke fond memories.

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