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Sabor Tico

) #2 of 32 Restaurants in Santa Elena $ Latin, ,
Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“casado” (181 reviews)
“tamales” (31 reviews)
“chicken” (82 reviews)
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7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
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 2 days ago

Recommended by other travelers, but a little crowded and after dining at our Hotel (Belmar) it's hard to compare any other dining experience. Ribs were fatty. Arroz con Pollo was delicious and large portions. Fajitas were well received but the atmosphere is really cafe style...More

Thank TeamMama2
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is located in the centre of Santa Elena, parking is free. The food is very good, the portions are very big & it was very cheap. I had a typical casado which was to die for. I highly recommend the place for good...More

Thank Lola M
Reviewed 4 days ago

It seemed every Tico we spoke to in this part of the world recommended this restaurant. It's easy to see why. Serving large portions of tasty, hearty traditional Costa Rican fare, Sabor Tico is the place to go!l They also make wonderful agua frescas and...More

Thank Dhappel54
Reviewed 4 days ago

Big portions and great drinks. Exceptional staff that made great recommendations and was very kind. Lovely restaurant

Thank dawnvitellaro
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a nice and reasonably priced dinner, there are good views over Monteverde as you eat. Welcoming staff and child friendly.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a long morning of hiking and being out and about. We ate a late lunch here, it was perfect. We sat out on the deck and watched the afternoon clouds roll in to the valley. good prices and great food!

Thank Tyler P
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant is upstairs and took a little bit of hunting to find. The location does not deter patrons because there were a fair amount of diners in the restaurant when we arrived for lunch (all the surrounding restaurants were empty). The casados had generous...More

Thank SarahSwing
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough about this restaurant. Just delicious food at a very affordable price.Service is excellent. We ate at three different places pricier than this but they had the best food by far.

Thank sammy9677
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here twice for dinner. Where most of the other restaurants in Monteverde have much higher prices with different quality of the food, this restaurant has a very good value for your money. This restaurant is located in a small modern shopping mall where...More

Thank 868victor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would echo some previous reviews that point to the meat being a bit overcooked and dry. My pork dish was chewy and tough, but the flavour was excellent. The accompanying sides and sauces were also delicious. Portions were more than enough and there was...More

Thank Dave M
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
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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