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“Yummy and cheap”
Review of Soda La Hormiga

Soda La Hormiga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Fast Food
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Located on one side of La Fortuna's bus station, the best dish offered in this small place is the typical "Casado". But you can enjoy any other typical dish in this great Soda.
Reviewed April 4, 2013

This place is easy to miss. It's all outdoor, the staff didn't speak English, but it was very good food at very cheap prices. Lots of locals were there and the food came quickly. A good option for those staying at hotels with expensive restaurants!

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Thank LadyDarcy
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

We had been to the hanging bridges with a guide and we offered to take him to lunch. He suggested this soda, and said he eats there all the time. He said "It's the same food I would cook at home, only much better!"There were loads of locals when we went. The food was tasty and cheap and served quickly. My kids both got chocolate milkshakes and loved them. Wish we'd had a chance to eat there more than once.

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Reviewed February 18, 2013

We ordered way too much food here because the prices were so low we thought the portions must be small, but that was not the case! It's your standard Costa Rican typical food (casados, sandwiches, tacos, etc.), but slightly better than other sodas we tried in the area, and by far the best prices we saw in the entire country!! Our entire meal, which again was way too much food for 2 people, was like $10. We also loved that the place was packed with locals, always a good sign and NOT the case with most other places in this town.

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Thank shanhou3
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

This place is tiny and it's not right in the square with a lot of the other restaurants (it's by the supermarket, next to the bus station), but the food here was the best comida typica we had on our vacation. The casado with chicken was great- best flavor we had tried. And their sides were fresher and were of a greater variety than other places we ate at. And it was super cheap, even by soda standards.

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Reviewed January 14, 2013

Ate here with family of 6. Food came up quickly and we were all served at about the same time (surprisingly, this was not the case in many places we ate). The food was pretty basic but very good (especially the shrimp with rice), and the prices were very reasonable. Good value for typical Costa Rican food.

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Thank travelbug313NH
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