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“Big portions” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Sano Banano Restaurant

El Sano Banano Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 35 Restaurants in Montezuma
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Cafe, International, South American, Central American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located in the heart of Montezuma with a great outdoor patio. We serve vegetarian, vegan, sushi, pasta, chicken, fresh seafood and much much more...
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Big portions”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

Great drinks menu... cheeky cockatails at 2pm always go down well! Ordered a quesadilla... very greasy but very filling. On main road - great to people watch from.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great drinks and food with movies”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

Affordable food and drinks with excellent service. Indoor and outdoor seating with a large movie screen indoors. Movies were played every other night. Fish tacos recommended!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ann L
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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

I ate here but would not want to stay here. Their food was very tasty and they offer vegetarian dishes. I loved the patacones with bean dip and guacamole. For accommodations, El Sano Banano is very, very central. And Montezuma can get hot, dusty and crowded.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
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Newberg, Oregon
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198 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Fairy garden dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

A small group and I had dinner there. Prices were average, our dinners averaged about $10-12 each. Food was nicely prepared. I had an avocado wrap, which I would recommend. The garden is charming at night with lights strung in the trees. The waiter was very charming and helpful and spoke excellent English. Portions were smaller than usual in CR and still sufficient. Overall a good experience.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank StarrsySmith
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“great for movie night”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

The food is good and decent enough for bar food. The real fun is whatever movie they are watching that night you will be left whenever you see that movie again remembering the little town of Montezuma that you saw it in. Great spot to start your night. After seeing the movie there are some fire performers that show up around nine thirty and that is a sight you will want to see!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank soccerchic12
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