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“good service, but too many dollars for too little food” 3 of 5 stars
Review of El Sano Banano Restaurant

El Sano Banano Restaurant
Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0638
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Ranked #7 of 33 Restaurants in Montezuma
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Cafe, International, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Located in the heart of Montezuma with a great outdoor patio. We serve vegetarian, vegan, sushi, pasta, chicken, fresh seafood and much much more...
SUDAMERICA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“good service, but too many dollars for too little food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We went to this restaurant and the service is very good with a great atmosphere, we ordered fish and I didn't know that Pargo (loopster) was little, so I had a 300 grams fish with a little portion of mashed potatoes and vegetables, I didn't expect to pay 20 dollars in Costa Rica (which is not little) for a dish and need to eat chips in the hotel because portions are so little. Mashed potatoes are not such a big investment, they could put more.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
      Food
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Boston
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Yummy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Same owners as Ylang Ylang - movies every night, lovely staff. Pretty garden dining. Great night out for mixed ages.

Visited December 2012
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“Great Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

This was by far our best breakfast during our trip to Costa Rica. The typical Costa Rican breakfast (eggs, rice, beans, corn tortillas, and plantains) was just what we were looking for. All while watching monkeys play. Great spot!

Visited January 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Brownies and shakes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

If you ever sit down and order at El Sano Banano, you must have place in your belly for shakes and or the warm brownies with ice cream, the best of the best - silly good! Food over all is good at El Sano. Staff nice.
Things to improve, bath rooms. Otherwise a pearl on the street for goodies.

Visited December 2012
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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
“Great food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

I stayed here one night and had a spacious room, albeit a little noisy outside . The free breakfast was very good, excellent coffee too.

Visited December 2012
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