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Sabor Tico

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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
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Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Greenwood, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here to have a bite during our trip. We started with the ceviche and it was nicely done. I had the (21) arroz Cantonese and it's was delicious and perfectly cooked! My partner had the arroz Camerones and it was cooked beautifully the shrimp we perfecto! Both dishes reminded us of a fried rice dish minus the egg.... More 

Thank Chip M
Palm City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We asked for a recommendation for lunch, it was great. It was truly and authentic meal with a wonderful fruit drink. It was quick , beautifully served and well prepared. The staff was very friendly, great value.

Thank tedact
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great local, authentic food. Great variety. Reasonable price. The drinks include local specialty such as sugar cane with water or milk - the only restaurant offering such we found the whole week while on the trip. Definitely recommend if you are at Monteverde and up for a local authentic treat.

Thank travelerLP
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a dinner at this restaurant. It was recommended by owner of the hotel where we stayed. I ordered pork ribs. Loved it. Loved banana and salsa and beans (spacey mix) and ribs themselves. Loved the place and friendly service. Thank you guys for nice dinner and evening.

Thank slonichek
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good lunch spot on the way into town. Great local Costa Rican fare and large portions. We definitely could have shared. Large menu with something for everyone.

Thank Leslie C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was excellent and reasonably priced. It is a very casual place, though, and the chairs are not very comfortable and wine was not so good.

Thank Patience F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went many times during our stay in monteverde. The casado of gallina enchotada was really good. I think it is the best soda we tried in Costa Rica.

Thank misseighty
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want the above this is your place. Great views over the village, friendly service although not particularly fast. Vast choice of local food on the menu, everything tasty and fairly cheap, with main course prices around 5000 colones.

Thank IHania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average food. Average service. It has a beautiful view of Monteverde and a fun xylophone for the kids to play on while waiting for food.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted something typical to CR and this was perfect. Simple and good food. Nice value. Offered to make typical kid food but we all opted for more Tico typical. FYI - we drink 'house' (tap) water all over CR and never had a problem. No need to pay extra for bottled.

Thank Bridget M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5827

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