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Sabor Tico

Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
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Ranked #3 of 24 restaurants in Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Variedad de comidas Tipicas Costarricenses , a un buen precio y un acogedor ambiente.
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89% Recommend
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Best meal we had in Costa Rica! Service was friendly and the food was top notch! We ate there 3 times!

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Seal Beach, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went here on the advice of the desk clerk at the hotel. The menu has a large selection of local food at great prices. The location upstairs in a new shopping plaza makes it a little difficult to find, but what is nice there are plenty of parking spaces so you don't need to mess with trying to find... More

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Los Angeles, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The food was really good. And if you go to the frog pond first you can get a coupon (you can walk to sabor tico from the frog pond). Its in a new building but very authentic Costa Rican food. Try the Arrozo con leche (rice pudding) for desert, its so good! And I think they had the best chicken... More

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Oregon City, Oregon
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Great selection of typical Costa Rican grub for a great price. Wish I had asked them to leave off the ketchup and mayo on my dish but figured I would try it as the locals eat. Not my favorite flavor haha. But everything was well prepared and presented nicely.

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Turlock, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place was great! We ate here twice in our three days in Santa Elena. The price was great, and the food was excellent!. Definitely make sure you order that arroz con leche!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We ate lunch at the restaurant twice during our visit in monte verde. The food was tasty they serve typically dishes . Great casada, soop and more. Great value . Highly recommended!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went it that restaurant as advised at our hotel. Food was good in my friend's plate but my chicken grandmother recipe was not very tasty as the chicken was overcooked and thus very dry and hard to cut... So I left it feeling I had not make the best menu's choice :( my friend enjoyed her casado. I guess... More

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New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stopped for lunch on a Sunday when the locals were watching the football game. An excellent beef burrito for myself and hamburger for my husband, accompanied by fruit juices and a good view of the game. Well worth a visit.

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Grayton Beach, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Delicious food. Typical ticos dishes, very well prepared and lovely presented. This restaurant was recommended by our receptionist and did not disappoint. Well done guys! We can feel the love you put in doing it! Price was very reasonable.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The original restaurant in lower Santa Elena has long been popular, and they have recently opened a 2nd one in Plaza Monteverde, the new plaza in the upper part of Santa Elena. It is not too well advertised, being upstairs and the plaza is not all occupied - we found it by noticing people leaving it with doggy boxes. It... More

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