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Soda La Hormiga


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The most popular Soda in La Fortuna de San Carlos, our delicious Gallo Pinto will provide you energy to start your day, plus a good cup of coffee. Also our wide variety of Casados will be the perfect complement to go back to work or continue your adventure, also we have more optionslike: tacos, sausage, beef, chicken, fish and cheese GALLOS, besides hamburgers and sandwiches. Natural drinks are available, coffee, milk shakes, tea and hot chocolate.; located in downtown La Fortuna where you can find many different tourist attractions and the main one that raises at 1648 meters, the Arenal Volcano. We have the best combination in our dishes: Flavor and Price, we are proud to be rated as the best
$2 - $8
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Soda La Hormiga has wonderful, inexpensive Costa Rican food. The casados and gallos are very tasty. The staff is friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

Just got to La Fortuna, needed something to eat and a few groceries so decided to stop here as it was close. A group of 4, only 3 orders arrived and they still wanted to charge us for the 4th. Never saw the waitress again...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

We tried 3 different consados and our order of preference was pork, chicken and lastly beef. All were good and very satisfying! Very affordable and made on the open grill right in front of you. Tip- There is a parking lot in back, don’t park...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 30, 2020

This is a neat little place...the food is good,,,service is great...the portions are decent...and it is not overpriced like so many others in this town.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 29, 2020

We had a quick dinner here. I had a casado and my husband had the chicken cordon blue. They offered to cut the avocado I had just bought. Good fish. Simple, open air place with very friendly staff. Inexpensive

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 23, 2020 via mobile

Great local restaurant, nothing fancy just good food and value. The place is always busy, near the bus stop and is family run. The fish Casado was great, very fresh fish. Large portions. The banana milkshake was very good and refreshing. My partners chocolate milkshake...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

Arrival day in law Fortuna, we arrived hungry for lunch. A quick look at TripAdvisor, and we decided on soda la Horminga (‘Horminga’ means ‘ant’). Our lunch was delicious… Veggie Casado was piled high with broccoli, cauliflower, Potatoes, frijoles, rice, and salad, and a natural...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 5, 2020

We loved the local breakfast menu - Gallo Pinto with eggs. Lots of locals eating there. Very cute with the Hormiga theme. Great for families with kids. Fast service and good food.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

Soda La Hormiga is a local restaurant in La Fortuna that serves casados and other local cuisine. They also serve “regular meals” for a very affordable price. Within the center, this soda is close to hostels so backpackers can enjoy their good meal. Nothing special...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

This is a great local restaurant. I highly recommend eating here. I had the chicken my wife had the tilapia. It was good and cheap. It wasn’t a four-star meal but good local cuisine.

Date of visit: January 2020
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August 18, 2019|
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Response from waitaseckin | Reviewed this property |
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Response from icklemissspoon | Reviewed this property |
Yes we had some lovely white fish there. Highly recommended.
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Response from Likewyse | Reviewed this property |
Beans, rice, salad, bread, french fries, milkshakes, fruit drinks. You should be okay.
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