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Restaurante Rancho del Sapito

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
Coliblanco de Alvarado Carretera, Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
+506 2534 1818
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“trout” (4 reviews)
“tortillas” (9 reviews)
“carne” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Coliblanco de Alvarado Carretera, Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Rancho del Sapito is popular with travellers and locals alike. No wonder, because the food and the service are great. Try the fresh tortillas. We came back the next day for more!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Henk G
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The food was not really OK, it was pretty bad, edible but not delicious, my stomach was literally not happy after eating chicharrones, the only good things were the dados de queso and the home-made tortilla. Those two plates plus the good service earns this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David V
Reviewed July 25, 2018

El Rancho del Sapito always delivers! Great food, great taste and excellent service. This time we took a Dutch friend with us and he was delighted by the awesome food and service.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SBE73
Reviewed June 11, 2018

One evening near the end of our 2 week vacation in April in Costa Rica, we enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Rancho del Sapito which included fresh trout from the ponds nearby, and a walk around the adjacent farm. And of course bought some terrific...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank threedeweys
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We have visited this place twice and it is great for a family day trip. The food and environment is great. We usually order various dishes and enjoy them together. I especially recommend their cheese tortillas, sweet plantains with cheese and trout chicharron. The environment...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Luo1996
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

The place is excellent for kids to see the farm animals and to also enjoy a nice view and cool climate. Regarding the food, it is typical Costa Rican food that is ok, not excellent. Best dish to recommend is the “olla de carne”. Had...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Jorgeacuna26
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

A relatively nice food experience with good portions. Children can have a great deal of fun looking at future meals! The food is priced quite high for typical costa rican food and the menu is not clear at all (and I am fluent in Spanish)....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank mjhvanrossum
Reviewed December 10, 2017

We happened across this place on the way to a farm tour and after driving the scenic route through Turrialba province. We didn't expect much, since it's across from a rudimentary zipline place and we figured it was oriented to tourists. Prices seemed average for...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank StacieN43
Reviewed October 12, 2017

This is my second visit and once again I enjoyed what felt like a traditional Costa Rican food experience. Everything is locally sourced and freshly prepared and as someone who avoids gluten I found lots of choice on the menu. Also took away some local...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank womanseyeview
Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is a great place in Turrialba and the best part is that it is open till late in the evening. So if you are quite late (>10pm) and hungry or need to chill with a beer,,,this is the right place. The live music with...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank arnab_gupta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coliblanco de Alvarado Carretera, Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Cartago  >  Turrialba
  • Phone Number: +506 2534 1818
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