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“Delicious quesadillas!” 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
+1 888-795-8494
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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, Dinner, 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...
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Delicious quesadillas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Ate here for lunch - delicious quesadillas for me and amazing burrito for my partner.
The cocktails were refreshing and service was great. Saw a capuchin with her baby in the garden!
Will definitely return.

  • Visited February 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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Cape Cod
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
48 helpful votes 48 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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219 reviews 219 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 105 cities Reviews in 105 cities
161 helpful votes 161 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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65 helpful votes 65 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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9 restaurant reviews
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22 helpful votes 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.

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