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Sabor Tico

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Latin, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Pizza
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Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy food, good prices

Had the pork ribs and fried chicken, really good, and for less than what we've paid at other places for not as good food. Cooking time is a little long but ok. It's nice to sit outside on the patio during lunch. A nice breeze and a nice view of the town from the second story floor. Juice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
chulu
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the pork ribs and fried chicken, really good, and for less than what we've paid at other places for not as good food. Cooking time is a little long but ok. It's nice to sit outside on the patio during lunch. A nice breeze and a nice view of the town from the second story floor. Juice smoothies are... More 

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Thank chulu
South Bend, Indiana, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I ate here like 6 times with my girlfriend in Monteverde. Soooo good! Prices are really cheap too for how much you get! Best deal in town I would say. Chicken fajitas were my favorite and I got them 3 times I liked them so much

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Thank SkydiverDave
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent, prices were great, but service was slow. If you're not in a hurry this place is great. We had the ceviche, beef soup, and fajitas. All were great!

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Thank leprachaun76
Quebec City, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice soda with typical tico food ! Service is good, food was great, we had the fajitas and it was tasty !

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Thank Tommy007bond
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited a few days ago. Good selection of veggie food. Surroundings are not great as it's located next to a shopping centre and a big car park but the food was good. The waiter didn't seem too friendly but we did get there fairly late at night. Would recommend it but there are better places in town.

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Thank Danny P
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place was a lot cheaper than the other places we ate in Santa Elena (our first stop during our 10 days in Costa Rica). We had the guacamole, ceviche and tamales, washed down with beer. Recommended for those who want a decent meal consisting of local food, but don't want to spend a lot. We ate at Morphos the... More 

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Thank Katherine W
Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our G adventure tour guide took us to this place (the location near the soccer field) for a group dinner on our first night in Monteverde. The wait staff didn't really spoke much English, got orders mixed up, and of course served us on tico time so that's that. But the food was very yummy and prices were not ridiculous... More 

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Thank Wing W
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had an excellent lunch. Service is a bit slow but food qualilty was really good. Very busy place. Prices are ok, not too expensive but not what dirt cheap either

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Thank Memsahb2016
Castro Valley, California
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food, great prices. I had the sopa de pollo, it was very homemade and had good flavors. There was a plate of rice to add to the soup.

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Thank Diana C
Union City, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before this review seems unjust, let me first say that the service and friendliness of the staff is amazing. They welcomed us from the start and made sure that we got our order in a timely manner due to a large party that had ordered in front of us. The location is easy to find and parking is very convenient.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5827

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Latin, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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