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Soda Viquez

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Pizza, South American, Costa Rican
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150 meters south of the Catholic Church | Calle 1 & Av Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
24797133
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Such a nice local place

We really enjoyed our visit here. Such a nice local place with great food for very decent prices. They serve Arroz con Leche after your meal just from the house. Really nice atmosphere - we will come back again. The Costa Rica taco is very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit here. Such a nice local place with great food for very decent prices. They serve Arroz con Leche after your meal just from the house. Really nice atmosphere - we will come back again. The Costa Rica taco is very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great food, and friendly staff. This is our second visit to Costa Rica, and this is the/first place where we felt like we were being served local food by local people who cared about what they are serving. It's a breath of fresh air. It's simple, inexpensive, local food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place is where you can get authentic Costa Rican food without the ridiculous tourist price. The food was excellent we had the casado and churrasco with two cas drinks. It was delicious!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food was good, the service. They give the password wifi. They qre very very nice. I will r8 it 8 out of 8 m8 ;) Go eat there. Smile More :P מישראל♥

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

By far the best meal we had in Costa Rica and probably the cheapest. We had the chicken & rice (so flavorful), a cheeseburger, and a fish filet in avocado sauce (yum). I would highly recommend the food!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you are looking to eat something inexpensive and good. This is the place to go. The service is good and fast. They had food my kids enjoyed. It was clean too. It's located right in the town of La Fortuna.

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Glendale, Arizona
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Some of the best food we had in La Fortuna. Price was reasonable and food was very good. The bass was excellent and the staff very friendly. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Went to eat dinner here after a long day of hiking in the rain and it was a perfect end to the evening. The food was fresh and authentic and the service was excellent. Very welcoming to tourists and the waitress , Rosa, gave great descriptions of the dishes. The best meal we had in Costa Rica and the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

An authentic Costa Rican meal. We visited while on a Desafio tour as part of our experience. Everyone's meal was great. Definitely recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This restaurant is the perfect place to experience authentic Costa Rican dishes. They serve bread before your main dish and the service is quick and excellent. We ordered Casado dishes (chicken/pork), banana smoothies and nachos. The beef nachos are fantastic. Atmosphere is great.

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Address: 150 meters south of the Catholic Church | Calle 1 & Av Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 24797133
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
Cuisine: Pizza, South American, Costa Rican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 meters south of the Catholic Church | Calle 1 & Av Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: 24797133

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, South American, Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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