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“Had a fun movie night!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Sano Banano Restaurant

El Sano Banano Restaurant
Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
1-415-692-5294
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Ranked #9 of 32 restaurants in Montezuma
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Vegetarian, International, Café, Organic
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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...
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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“Had a fun movie night!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Went to El Sano Banano with my friend to watch a movie and have some drinks on a Wednesday night. I ordered a ceviche to eat while watching the movie, and it was one of the best ceviches I have had. The drinks were also well-made.

It was great being able to watch a current American movie, since Netflix does not work down in Costa Rica (unless you want to watch TV series - no movies).

The only complaint I had was the seats very uncomfortable seats. They were ok for half an hour but not for two hours plus. Also, once the movie started some of the staff did not really have 'movie etiquette' as they were talking loud to each other, and one was just singing to himself!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Reliable service, varied menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This is a great place for tasty food, generous portions and they make a mean margarita. Added bonus is movie night is every night where you can enjoy your meal and a current movie! Best to arrive prior to the movie to order your food.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Milton, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Great Staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The staff was amazing. Always taking care of us and our family. The hotel is cute and the price amazing.

Visited January 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Excellent Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

The food and service was fantastic, the Caprina drinks were amazing. Whats nice about this place is you can eat in the courtyard with a nice romantic setting or hit the patio along the main street in Montezuma. You truly can have two different experiences.

Visited February 2013
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“Big portions”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Great drinks menu... cheeky cockatails at 2pm always go down well! Ordered a quesadilla... very greasy but very filling. On main road - great to people watch from.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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