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“My favorite place to eat in Montezuma, CR” 5 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 #11 of 33 Restaurants in Montezuma
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Organic, Cafe, International, Vegetarian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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...
Cape Cod
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61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“My favorite place to eat in Montezuma, CR”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We started coming to Costa Rica in 2001, and somehow stumbled upon Montezuma. During our first trip - all the way through our next 20 trips - whenever we visit Montezuma (now we have friends there!), we always have at least one or two meals at Sano Banano. During our past 3 night/4 day stay in Montezuma, we ate at Sano Banano for 4 different meals! Including a wonderful dinner on New Year's Eve. We really like the staff - and the food is always good, and much of the time, it's great. The family that started the business is still very much involved, and makes sure that everything is done right. You can count on it for delicious meals, great people watching from the front patio, and quiet dinners outside in the open air seating area. Thanks Sano Banano! It was great to see all of you in January. Until next time, Pura Vida

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Georgetown, Texas
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267 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
“1/2014 - Okay, but not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My wife and I had lunch in January. We each ordered a typical Costa Rican plate and my wife had a salad. She says the salad was quite good, but the other dished were okay, but nothing to rave about. Larry & Kelly, Georgetown, Texas

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Good Typical Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I had a typical bean and rice plate with some cheese and avocado. It was very good and I sat on the front patio and enjoyed watching people go by. I had a fairly late dinner.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good but expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Nice setting but the price was a little high. Maybe it is like this all through Montezuma. Laid back and nice staff.

Visited January 2014
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Richmond, Virginia
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Ate Here the 3 days we were here for dinner - excellent - food - service - mango ice tea was major refresher
Scenic view is of the town and it's people -

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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