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El Sano Banano Restaurant

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Organic, Cafe, International, Vegetarian
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Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0638
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of Montezuma with a great outdoor patio. We serve...
Located in the heart of Montezuma with a great outdoor patio. We serve vegetarian, vegan, sushi, pasta, chicken, fresh seafood and much much more...
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    Very good
  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food.

I stayed here one night and had a spacious room, albeit a little noisy outside . The free breakfast was very good, excellent coffee too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2012
Travelingal409
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

I stayed here one night and had a spacious room, albeit a little noisy outside . The free breakfast was very good, excellent coffee too.

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Jupiter Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The service here, and the courtyard and it's monkey visitors keep me coming back to this restaurant. We love coming for movie night and relaxing over dinner and enjoying Montezuma's only cinematic offering. Sana Banano is one one the few places in Montezuma that takes credit cards, but it does have slightly higher prices than similar places in town.Compared to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is really hte only full service multi option restaurant in Montezuma. You get a movie with your dinner. Just don't have high hopes for the movie. Remmber that many of the places in town do not have TV in the rooms, nor much in the terms of internet connections. So this movie is it. Now the food is good.... More 

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louisville, ky USA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

The el sano banano restaurant is always great. the food is super fresh and well prepared. the veranda overlooking the only street scene/people watching available in Montezuma is comfortable and inviting. the rear gravel patio is more intimate and quiet. The service is attentive, competent and friendly.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Couldn't ask for a better service or food! The place was really nice and comfortable. Wish I had the chance to go back there another time! Hope I will get the chance to!

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Fun place and good food. Located in this funy town called Montezuma. A modern Hippie town with an awesoem waterfall. We had pasta and chicken.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

the mahi mahi costa sol is one of my favorite dishes. a grilled mahi mahi in a shrimp cream sauce. it comes with a potato pancake and roasted vegetables. i love el sano banano. for me nothing to dislike.

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Foresthill, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

when we went there it was literally pouring rain- cozy place with delicious breakfast! my husband had the french toast- which was perfect! I had the rancho huveous- yummy!! Our waiter was attentive! Food was delicious, fast service and nice atmosphere- perfect breakfast!! Wish we would of been able to check out town more- appeared to be super cool!!!

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

My girlfriend and I were in Montezuma for a week and ate there everyday.The seafood curry soup was the best we've ever had.

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Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

When my family and I visited Montezuma, I recommended some of the restaurants that had high ratings. It was on this basis, that we went into El Sano Banano.On seeing the menu, my sons commented "Dad, What have you gotten us into? Just about all they have is vegan stuff". Since we are not vegetarians, many of the offerings had... More 

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Additional Information about El Sano Banano Restaurant

Address: Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2642 0638
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
Cuisine: Organic, Cafe, International, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0638

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
  • Cuisine: Organic, Cafe, International, Vegetarian

Description

Located in the heart of Montezuma with a great outdoor patio. We serve vegetarian, vegan, sushi, pasta, chicken, fresh seafood and much much more...
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?