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“Had a fun movie night!” 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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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, 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...
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Had a fun movie night!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

Went to El Sano Banano with my friend to watch a movie and have some drinks on a Wednesday night. I ordered a ceviche to eat while watching the movie, and it was one of the best ceviches I have had. The drinks were also well-made.

It was great being able to watch a current American movie, since Netflix does not work down in Costa Rica (unless you want to watch TV series - no movies).

The only complaint I had was the seats very uncomfortable seats. They were ok for half an hour but not for two hours plus. Also, once the movie started some of the staff did not really have 'movie etiquette' as they were talking loud to each other, and one was just singing to himself!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Toronto
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Reliable service, varied menu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2013

This is a great place for tasty food, generous portions and they make a mean margarita. Added bonus is movie night is every night where you can enjoy your meal and a current movie! Best to arrive prior to the movie to order your food.

  • Visited February 2013
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Milton, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
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“Great Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

The staff was amazing. Always taking care of us and our family. The hotel is cute and the price amazing.

Visited January 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

The food and service was fantastic, the Caprina drinks were amazing. Whats nice about this place is you can eat in the courtyard with a nice romantic setting or hit the patio along the main street in Montezuma. You truly can have two different experiences.

Visited February 2013
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Thank JayP2
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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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Thank Taz046
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