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“Don't be fooled by looks! Terrible food, terrible service.” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Sancho's

Sancho's
50 meters from the soccer field in Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
506-777-0340
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Price range: $1 - $9
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Finally, authentic Mexican food in Costa Rica. Everything on the menu is made fresh daily. Open for lunch and dinner. You can also take it 'to go' or have it delivered, rain, or shine. In our new location, just down the street, we can now accomodate larger parties and more diners. Come enjoy the patio seating and fast friendly service.
Quepos, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Don't be fooled by looks! Terrible food, terrible service.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

From the outside, Sancho's looks like a cool surfer-type fish taco joint. Don't be fooled. It was the worst fish taco I have ever had, and kind of expensive, too. If you are really jonesing a great fish taco, I recommend that you wait until you are in nearby Jaco, and go to the excellent "Taco Bar" instead.

Visited November 2012
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Lima
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

This spot has everything to be a hit: the location, the set up, the attitude....except the food.
The restaurant offers boring / mediocre mexican tacos. We had 2 meat tacos and 1 fish one and none of them were very tasty at all.
We really were not expecting wonders but they managed to disappoint us.
Tacos have so much to offer.....WAKE UP chicos, you can do MUCH better than that. The only way is up.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Tacos!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Perfect snack! And right across the street from our hotel. My girlfriend and I ate here twice. Stopped here after our epic walk back from the beach, and another time to pick up a couple of tacos to walk around and explore more of Manuel Antonio. The guy at the place was real down to earth and was very friendly both times we came here. Highly recommended for quick, super cheap snack.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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17 restaurant reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Awesome food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Sancho's totally hit the spot. After a morning of body surfing at the public beach, an Imperial and tasty food at Sancho's was just what the doctor ordered. Their chips, salsa and guacamole platter is AMAZING and the carnitas burrito was fantastic. I couldn't stop eating it but it was so huge I couldn't finish. I highly recommend Sancho's!!!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Loved this spot, and Marshall the owner was really sweet. Food is very good and the prices are right! Check it out for tacos!

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