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“Unfriendly, unclean, tasteless” 1 of 5 stars
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Soda la Playa
Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Ranked #7 of 9 Restaurants in Manzanillo
Good for: Local cuisine
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Good for: Local cuisine
Spring Lake, Michigan
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11 restaurant reviews
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“Unfriendly, unclean, tasteless”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

If looking for a local Soda to eat in Manzanillo, Limon, Costa Rica...skip this one. Service was slow, even for Costa Rican standards, food was eitible at best. I ordered the rice and calamari entree, and my wife a vegetable entree with rice and beans...the beans were cold, the veggies were tasteless and my meal consisted of a scoop of rice with a small number of calamari, a small clump of salad, and fries. The fries tasted like they had been fried in old oil...I left them! We paid feeling like we had a bad deal and left...never to return!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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des moines
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103 reviews 103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“coldest beer”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

Okay food and the coldest beer in Manzanillo. Syayed 5 nights in Manzanillo and never went to Maxi's. The loud music wasn't worth what is probably good food.

Visited February 2011
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Leverkusen, Germany
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5 restaurant reviews
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“Soda La Playa: Cheap & Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2010

In Manzanillo, Limon, Costa Rica, there not so many choices for eating, as it is a very small town. Most people go to Maxi's (why ?) and lose the best food in town....
Soda La Playa is offering excellent and fresh seafood dished at a very reasonable price and ocean view. The fruit juices are great.
We went there every day during our stay and enjoyed it.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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