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Sabor Tico

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Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place to eat in Monteverde

Authentic, safe local food and drink at a reasonable price. Two locations -- I prefer the one by the soccer field over the one by the shopping center (we ate at both). Big menu, lots of choices, and most of what we had was really good. Every time we asked around town for a recommendation on a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Austin, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Authentic, safe local food and drink at a reasonable price. Two locations -- I prefer the one by the soccer field over the one by the shopping center (we ate at both). Big menu, lots of choices, and most of what we had was really good. Every time we asked around town for a recommendation on a reasonably priced place,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

If look for a local restaurant where you can servered local food, definetely worth to visit. The place seems to be popular and well-visited by local people. Good food to ok prices.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Delicious dinner sitting out on the deck. Split the ceviche, chips & guac, chicken tipico meal between me & my friend. Had plenty left over the bring back for lunch the next day!

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had a really good lunch here with a good choice of great Costa Rican food. Tasty food with good service.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I must say we were disappointed by the place. The food was average, nothing above what we ate on our 15 day trip. Service was very slow but I'm glad we got in before the crowd on that friday night. When we left, the soda was full of people waiting to be served: nobody had food in their plate and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you are looking for a typical Costa Rican restaurant to eat in Santa Elena, this is the place to go, there are two Sabor Tico in Santa Elena, the smaller one, at this location is near the football field and is at one end of the town, and the other bigger one is located in a "commercial building" space.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We ate here for lunch...another casados plate,very good food and friendly service, not too expensive

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Our first night in Monteverde we followed the advice of our driver who lives in Monteverde and went to Sabortico and the meal was excellent and reasonably priced. The server spoke excellent English as did 80%of the people we met For excellent Costa Rican food I definitely recommend Sabortico!

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New Hudson, Michigan, United States
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have travelled to Monteverde a couple times and discovered Sabor Tico when it was in a small building across from the soccer field. They have now expanded to a larger restaurant as well with a great view of the surrounding area. The food is still great. It is typical Tico food. The food is fresh and consists of a... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife and I ate at two of the Sabor Ticos in Santa Elena. There is one at the edge of town across from the soccer field and the other one with the great sunset view is at the large mall. Both were excellent meals with very good service. The meals were very well priced and very tasty. Outstanding value... 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: Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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