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Sabor Tico

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Pizza, South American, Costa Rican
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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
Costa Rican cuisine

Great Costa Rican cuisine at an affordable price. Great view of the area from the patio. I would definitely eat here again on my next visit to Monteverde.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
J T
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great Costa Rican cuisine at an affordable price. Great view of the area from the patio. I would definitely eat here again on my next visit to Monteverde.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We ate here 4 times in a row if that gives you any indication of how good the food is! We never got tired of the menu and all of the food was fresh and delicious. The wait staff was very friendly and we particularly loved Justin! A good mix of locals and tourists. The best ceviche I had on... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our server was really pleasant - he let us bring in our own wine and didn't seem to mind that we stayed forever chatting! We tried a lot of dishes and all of them were great. Definitely order the arracache! It is a traditional Costa Rican dish and we loved it!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Recommended by our hotel, this was typical food and the first place we ate in Costa Rica. The food itself was fine but you did get a big portion. I liked that the casado included a piece of cheese; it was good and not something we saw a lot in CR.

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Dallas, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

All 4 of us really enjoyed our 4 different lunches. Our waitress was charming and if we kived in the Monyeverde area we would visit here often!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Not a memorable meal. Main impression is how many tourists were at this restaurant and how limited the service was. Not recommended.

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Curridabat, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Very tasty local food and good value, do not miss "olla de carne" during a cold night! And for dessert I recommend arroz con leche (sweet rice pudding) or sweet plantains! We visited the 2 locations, one in Santa Elena town by the soccer field and the other one at a shopping plaza. :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The food was disappointing. We ordered 5 plates and only one was good. In one the meat was burned and another one tasted fermented.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We waited for over an hour for a salad and a sandwich. Prices are reasonable and food is tasty. But the service... Very bad...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The service was a bit slow but you are in vacation enjoy the view. Try the guanabana; it was great. We went back the next day to have it again. Five stars for the drinks. The food was okay. Two stars for the food. The best plate was the taco. Don't order the quesadilla. They use American cheese. We liked... More 

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

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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: Pizza, South American, Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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