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Sabor Tico

Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“casado” (177 reviews)
“tamales” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (81 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious authentic Costa Rican food, for an authentic price, and huge portions. We spend $15 USD for 2 meals and 2 beers, and had leftovers. Highly recommend!!

Thank Melissa E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a nice lunch here after a tour of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. It's inexpensive and a good representation of a typical Costa Rican meal.

Thank Dave s
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed the typical Costa Rican casado and came back the next night to try more from the menu - all the dishes were excellent! Nice beers, smoothies and service. Overall, really good food for great prices.

Thank Hilary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by our host for us to try a traditional Costa Rican soup made of beef potatoes and vegetables.The menu was varied and the prices were very reasonable and we enjoyed our food.

Thank andrew w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a great little spot for delicious cold beer and Costa Rican food; we enjoyed the patacones and the plate of the day. Very reasonable price for such delicious food.

Thank Jeanette1025
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was on the slower side but the food was very authentic-Costa Rican. I loved the arroz y frijoles con plantanos. Delicious!

Thank in1accord
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two Sabor Ticos, one in town, one by the soccer field. This review is for the soccer field. Amazing local food and friendliness Highly recommended place with super friendly staff. We called in at an odd time of day and were made most...More

Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food ok, great wine (red & white) and good service Basic food and plentiful servings. Suits when you want a filling meal and or a nice cold drink Xxxxx

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken casados was amazing I also loved the ceviche pescado and the fruit Jus The beef wasn't amazing and the traditional drink with the cooked rice was just ok Prices are reasonable, portion are generous a very good place to try traditional food

1  Thank Rad_hass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nicely done. It's a simple meal but when the fish is fresh and perfectly cooked, the beans tender and flavorful, the plaintains sweet and the salad fresh, what more do you need? More expensive than the norm, but better also. Service a bit unorganized,...More

Thank FishNerd7238
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Annie B
Do you need a car to stay here and get to other sites such into town or visiting other beaches?
January 29, 2015|
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Response from romintheworld | Reviewed this property |
Annie - Monte Verde ( Santa Elena) is not near any beachs but in the mountains. The closest beach would be at least a 4 hour drive. The roads in the area are mainly dirt and can be very rutty and pot holed. Also the roads in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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