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Soda La Amistad

Central American, Costa Rican
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Carretera de Santa Teresita, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We waited an hour to get our food. We ordered three chicken sandwiches and a burger. The burger came out rock hard, one sandwich was without a chicken. Fries were greasy and cold. We were overcharged on the bill. We spoke fluent Spanish to the waitress and yet it was a disaster.

Thank Sarah M
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Great preparations ! Nice service! Very friendly! And prices are just right ! Very glad we are here!!!! They were recommended by the cabinas we were staying out and glad we checked it out. They were just so sweet, lots of vegetarian options !

Thank CarolinaEscala
Fort Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

By far the best soda in the area. The portions are generous, menu has variety and service is friendly. Being on the corner is great for people watching, but be careful that the dust from the road doesn't get in your food!! Great for lunch. It wasn't opened at 7:30 for breakfast when I stopped by.

Thank Baltim0reNative
United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a great soda with huge meals and small prices - we had two full casados and two (non-alcoholic) drinks for just less than 7500 colones! It is in the centre of town and I would definitely recommend if you want a cheap but filling meal!

Thank Billie P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

About our rating first. We rate places based on the category we feel they fall into. The category here would be low cost casual dining. Within this category we found Soda La Amistad to merit a 4 star rating. The food is good, hot, plentiful and cheap. The service is very friendly and attentive. Seating is only outdoors, but covered.... More 

Thank Joe R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for delicious and nutritous home cooked Costa Rican food than this is your go to place! My husband and I were looking for grilled fish and chicken with veggies and wow did we ever stumble across this gem of a Soda! The menu has a good variety of different dishes and a typical casado will cost... More 

Thank Chella26
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed the meal. Nice peaceful restaurant. Staff is friendly. Food was good and price as well. I ordered the special which was pork ribs. I was with a fellow Canadian, a Swede, and a German. We all ordered different meals and we're all pleased with our meals.

Thank Dennis P
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

They get it. Good food, good prices, makes a stay here nutritious and affordable. Great variety, had many a meal here. Good coffee stop in the AM, consistent family owned place for a basic meal.

Thank HowlerTom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Ate here as we wanted to try some local food.. I had grilled chicken with rice and salad.. very tasty and fresh and amazingly cheap! Would eat here again!

Thank Robert A
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went to Soda La Amistad looking for a cheap, typical Costa Rican meal. I expected big flavour, but received a large plate of rather bland food. We both ordered a casada on recommendation of our local friend, described as a typical CR meal with meat, rice, beans, salad and vegetables. It came as advertised, but it had no flavour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera de Santa Teresita, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: 24777062

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