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Tico y Rico Monteverde

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
Main Street | diagonal of the municipality, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5204
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“casado” (40 reviews)
“chicken” (20 reviews)
“nachos” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Street | diagonal of the municipality, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The prices and food here aren't great but are definitely good. Their natural drinks were very tasty. The service was pretty good.

Thank mikeronorato
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here a few times while I was in Monteverde and the casados are fantastic value. They were really filling with a choice of meat, fish or veg with rice, beans, fried egg, cheese, plantain, salsa and tortilla for about $7. The natural juice...More

Thank LucyH81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well-priced restaurant. The Costa Rican dishes are very tasty and the portions are generous. This is a good spot for lunch in Santa Elena.

Thank JPH1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A typical place providing good service, typical food at a reasonable price. Nice venue, mostly full.

Thank nettads
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of seven adults had a great dinner experience at Tico Rico. The atmosphere is very clean, spartan and diner-like. The service is attentive, and MOST IMPORTANT, the food is just great! My wife and I shared a Sea Bass with Shrimp Sauce and...More

Thank Ananta M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The night we went they were turning people away since they were expecting a large group. The food was typical Costarician and very tasty. Portions were fine and filling. We both had the grandma's special chicken.Price is very reasonable as well.

Thank oc323
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice restaurant with great food. I had the fish casado. It was my favorite casado plate I've had the 8 days I have been in Costa Rica.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I love nachos, and the ones here were excellent! I would go back here for them in a heartbeat! The food here wasn't unreasonably priced. This is a sit-down restaurant- they come and take your order at your table. Definitely authentic Costa Rican food.

Thank Emily B
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We came here for dinner and really enjoyed it. The food was well cooked and very reasonably priced, with a good choice of local dishes. The service was friendly and quick. I had the rice with chicken which was delicious.

Thank Cas97
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Recommended to us by our hotel, we were given a card that gave us free, excellent juice drinks with our meal. The menu is a mix of traditional and American-style foods with big portions, tasty cooking and very reasonable prices. Felt like restaurant quality at...More

1  Thank DaveyT4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $23
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | diagonal of the municipality, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5204
  • E-mail
Description
We are located in the heart of Monteverde , Santa Elena down town, right on the wide bricked main street. We focus on serving typical dishes, including the Costa Rican famous casados
We give each customer a real typical experience, great taste, spices and flavors. We also serve pastas, meats, seafood at an excellent price.
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