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All 25 Santa Elena Restaurants

Maravilla

Carretera A Monteverde | MONTEVERDE, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
2645-6623
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Ranked #15 of 25 Restaurants in Santa Elena
Price range: $3 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Good for: Dining on a budget
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Good for: Dining on a budget
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Portland, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Super greasy quesadilla, made with margarine it seemed like, and not that cheap for what it is. We liked Sabor Tico better.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Even though it doesn't look like much from the outside, the food is excellent, the service is excellent.

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france
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went there after reading the great reviews about this place! Great place ran by a family really smily! The juices are fresh a yummy and the food so abundant and nice! We loved it so much that we went there twice! GO!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went twice because their quesadillas were so surprisingly good! It has wifi. Try and order in spanish :) Service was fine too

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Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I've mentioned this in another review - how you have to dig a little to find true Costa Rican cuisine in Monteverde! This was just what I was looking for! Friendly, quick service, delicious Casadas! So good! It's nothing flashy in terms of decor but it's a great sampling of one of the un-westernized locations in Monteverde. Highly recommended!

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London, United Kingdom
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330 reviews 330 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
361 helpful votes 361 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Gallivanting around town after a particularly busy morning, our tour group chanced upon this small, hole-in-the-wall restaurant in one of the side streets. Despite its small size (8 tables), it was already frequented by locals so we gave it a try. Having a casual sit-down meal is a big plus. The menu is not extensive and the food choices are... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Not an upmarket place but locals eat there which is always a good sign! Food was good and traditional and cheap and a cool place to watch the world go by.

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Toronto, Canada
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194 reviews 194 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

It was recommended by our hotel. We had a quick lunch there of hamburger and fries. The meal was good but a bit greasy. It was value for money.

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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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116 reviews 116 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I ate lunch here by myself, after a hike. I had the vegetarian casado, which was large and delicious, as well as a very good price. Service was excellent. We had looked here the night before, but selected a different restaurant, which is to bad, since I'm sure my husband would have enjoyed it ( he was not feeling well... More

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Astoria, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Went every day for lunch, trying the various casados. All we delicious, and served quickly. The homemade hot sauce is nice and spicy - I put it on everything.

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Additional Information about Maravilla

Address: Carretera A Monteverde | MONTEVERDE, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2645-6623
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 12
Cuisine: Costa Rican

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