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soda sanchez

Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish
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East From Banco de Costa Rica, In Front of Gallo 50m, Quepos, Costa Rica
+506 2777 7273
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Oxford, Mississippi
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place to stop by and have local typical food. Casada Burrito & Tamarind Juice. Very reasonable on price and great service.

Thank PG1988
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Randomly stopped here for lunch. I had the ceviche and husband had typical lunch with beef. Both dishes were excellent. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Janet M
Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We came here based on the recommendation of our driver and TA. Maybe we ordered the wrong thing, 6 fried red snappers, market value was $22per fish. 5 out of the six were over fried, leathery and almost unedible. Initially they had us sit across from the bathroom, but we asked to moved inside. We had better fish elsewhere. Perhaps... More 

Thank Jsaeh
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I came here for a quick, to-go order of a burrito for my son during the evening. I was stunned to see the cook literally taking every component of the burrito from the meat to the beans out of the fridge and reheating them. She didn't even bother to cook them thoroughly and when I made a comment to my... More 

Thank alymj
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Inside was too hot so sat in "courtyard" overlooking sewer ditch that smelled of rotten eggs, sometimes the port-o-john smelling bathrooms, and the diesel fumes from the cars driving by or the trash cans out front. The clouds parted to let full sun bake us. Then the trash truck came, louder than the cars and the cans really stunk thereafter.... More 

Thank Doug R
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Like many others, we picked this soda based on other reviews. Much smaller than expected, but the food was pretty good. We all ordered variations of casados (typical CR plate). Not a bad spot for a quick lunch.

Thank Bill W
White Lake, Michigan
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Ate here on our trip into Quepos. Simple fare, good local food. Hubbie had casado pescado (fish) and I had pollo (chicken). Traditional rice, beans, salad and very buttery mashed potatoes with Agua Sandia (watermelon water) to drink. Nice friendly staff at a super reasonable price. Across from the bus station, kitty corner to the left with your back to... More 

Thank MommaDe070714
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We just arrived after traveling far and we stopped here to get Costa Rican food based upon the reviews we read on tripadvisor. We got a great meal having chicken, rice, beans, papaya piccadillo, salad, and Maduros. For a family of seven with drinks (mostly soft drinks, bottled water, and a beer, the bill was about $60. The place is... More 

1 Thank Michiemao
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

When we travel we like to eat what locals eat, Soda Sanchez is one of the places to go. We paid around $10.00 dlls for dinner, two of us, drinks and all. Besides our bellies being satisfied our wallet was happy. So if you are one of those who dislikes the American menus in foreign countries and you are in... More 

Thank Laura N
Newport Beach, California
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244 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

We stopped here for lunch. My husband had Chicken Casado, which he said was fine. There was a generous portion of Chicken and sides. I had Fish Casado, which tasted a bit "dirty". By that I mean I felt the fish tasted like it was farmed, not locally caught, which I was hoping for. Perhaps whatever fish was served is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $20
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East From Banco de Costa Rica, In Front of Gallo 50m, Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 7273
Typical food, seafood, fast food.
Good Prices, Excellent attencion

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?