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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 2013
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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Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We ate here for a late lunch shortly after arriving to Monteverde. There was a large bus-load of high school students in the restaurant. The food was very good, the prices were very reasonable, and the service was fast and friendly. There is another Sabor Tico location in Monteverde (above the supermarket), and we would have tried out this other... More

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Monterey, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

This restaurant was referred to me by our driver and became our favorite . The food is authentic and served with care and in the casado style . There is a variety. Happy dining.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We ordered the Grandmother's special and were given a piece of chicken that you couldn't eat - all backbone and dried meat. What a disappointment. Go elsewhere.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We were recommended sabor tico by a local and it is brilliant food at good prices. We ate here several times for lunch! Fresh everything except if you order off the fast food menu. It takes the same time for the fast food to come out as it does the traditional food, however the traditional food is fantastic and no... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

During our stay in Costa Rica we've been to many Sodas. This was defenitely the best one! The food was great, the soda cosy and all for a really fair price. In there are many locals and it's not the typical tourist place as many other restaurants in santa elena. It's located next to the football field in santa elena!... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The Sabor Tico in Santa Elena (not Monteverde) is absolutely excellent. My meal here was fresh, tasty, and came out in a reasonable amount of time. Everything was priced reasonably and the service was acceptable. This is a great spot along the main road for a hearty meal that won't break the bank, two thumbs way up FOR THIS LOCATION.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

our hotel(arco iris) told us about this place for great local costa rican food. the the best arroz con pollo i had while in costa rica. i was a little wary at first because it is located in the local "mall"but was definitely a local place. the service was slow but in their defense there was a rather large group... More

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Typical food. Well prepared. Nice presentation and seating. Not too pricey. Good side dishes. Valve for money in Monteverde a generally overpriced town. I live here 4 months of the year and feel this is a good one.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We went here for some good food after blue morpho's which was by the way horrible. It was a little above average. In all it was a good meal a little chewy but still pretty good. Should go.

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Evanston, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Good place to go while visiting the cloud forests. Exceptional examples of the local food at very reasonable prices. We ended up eating there for both lunch and dinner and were satisfied with both meals

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