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Soda Dona Maria

Main street, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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Ranked #6 of 15 Restaurants in Tortuguero
Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Description: Great food place in Tortuguero. Serves a few variations of the typical casado with your choice of meat.

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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Comfortable little place on the riverside near the National Park. Food was fresh and well cooked! Casadas were colorful and tasty! Friendly service and clear menus.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The food was cooked to order. My family had to sit while she prepare the food. At least, we know that it was not just sitting in the back of the restaurant. We love the rice and bean, steak, plantains, and salad. Good cooking!

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Not very clean. Pizza was ok, nachos were cold. Beer was good and cold though. Nice atmosphere even if the waiter mixed up all our orders.

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was the first place in Costa Rica where we really liked and enjoyed the typical casado. It was very nicely seasoned and served with fresh mango drink. Doña Maria even made me special vegetarian version since I don´t eat meat.

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Dublin, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My husband and I ate lunch here (casado de polo y de pescado). The food was delicious! The service was a bit slow and the tables were clean, but basic- a great place to relax out of the sun and get a solid meal.

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Victoria, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Dona Maria took care of all our needs, made sure the fan was hitting our table. Brought us drinks quickly and made some very good fried chicken. Great spot to have lunch out of the sun and crowds. I'd go back anytime.

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Prague
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156 reviews 156 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Good family run restaurant with tasty Costa Rican fare for good price. The Casado was delicious and filling - rice, bean, chips, chicken and very good seasoned salad for about 5$. The soda can be found just stone throw from public harbour.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I try not to eat carbs which makes it difficult to enjoy typical meals in Costa Rica. I think I would have enjoyed it more with the rice and beans. I only had chicken and salad as she didn't have vegetables at the time so it was a good meal but not exciting but that was my fault. She did... More

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Ibbenbueren, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

the family-run soda is near the canal and clean. the meals are low priced and excellent. try the casado in different option.

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spain
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

food tasty and well prepared, location cosy and staff freindly

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Additional Information about Soda Dona Maria

Address: Main street, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
Cuisine: Costa Rican

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