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“No frills restaurant, quality food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Soda y Pizzeria La Parada

Soda y Pizzeria La Parada
Frente al parque central, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9119
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Cuisines: Pizza, Steakhouse, Costa Rican, Fast Food, Pasta
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Somerville, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“No frills restaurant, quality food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Typical Costa Rican restaurant in the center of La Fortuna. There is a mix of locals and tourists. The service is pretty good, and they offer typical Costa Rican dishes at reasonable prices.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Walnut Creek, California
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great lunch spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We visited this restaurant per a recommendation by a local who said that you get a lot of food for a good price. We had the chicken fajitas and arroz con pollo. Both were excellent! And both plates were certainly huge! It's important to note that you pay the bill at the cashier. The establishment was very family friendly. We had heard that they used to be open 24hrs but, at least during low season, we heard this is no longer true. Check it out for a good large meal in town!

Visited September 2013
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Ca.
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Grsaf Value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

2 choices buffet which includes. Gallo pinto; a meat selection; salad and a drink for under $5. Unbelievable! Good food.one can also order from an extensive menu. Only drawback: it was sk joy in there.

Visited September 2013
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Never will go back”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Last time I was in the restraunt was approximately 4 years ago when it was more of a local soda. Now with so many tourists going the quality of food has lowered and the prices for what you receive is not worth going. First time I went to this restaurant it had great casados, now it's better to eat somewhere else!

Visited October 2012
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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Eat with the locals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Excellent menu, service and prices. You will not leave hungry. Have the option of ordering off the menu or buffet. Clean bathrooms!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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