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“Authenic!”
Review of Soda Viquez

Soda Viquez
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Houston, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
558 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
“Authenic!”
Reviewed August 23, 2014

A fellow American recommended this off-the-wall and mom and pop shop as she dined at it the day before.

We stopped for a quick lunch and were not disappointed.

Friendly and fast service. Clean. Typical Costa Rican foods.

VERY cheap.

If you want to experience where the locals go as well as the hostel crowd - try this. Only downside no AC or ceiling fans - can be a bit muggy.

  • Visited August 2014
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Naples, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Doesn't look like much - but...”
Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place looks like you wouldn't go there, but please do! The steak was great, the service very prompt and friendly! Very reasonable for what you are getting! Seabass was fresh and cooked expertly!

Visited August 2014
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Waterford, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Casados!”
Reviewed August 22, 2014

Love the casados here! Also the shakes were outstanding. Low prices. Get here early unless you don't mind waiting. No English. They called the cab driver for us when we left.

Visited August 2014
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Houston, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Long wait”
Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I came here twice during our stay in La fortuna and we thought the food was excellent both times and was also reasonably priced. The reason for only 3 stars is because the service was extremely slow. So slow that would hesitate to go back regardless of the great food. They appeared to be under staffed. We also had to request things numerous times before we received anything. The owner is a very friendly lady and a hard worker and she can't do everything by herself. Unfortunately, the server she hired is very inattentive.

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Magdeburg
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent food in a very welcoming environment”
Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went to Soda Viquez for dinner and then breakfast the next day and really liked this place. It serves traditional Costa Rican food whereas the price/quality relation is fantastic. The atmosphere is very relaxing and the owner is suuuuuper friendly. She even gave us a handshake at the end and she's always having a welcoming smile on her face. All in all a great place and definitely a MUST GO TO once you are in the area!

  • Visited August 2014
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