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Soda Johanna's

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 3126
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice and beans” (17 reviews)
“shrimp” (19 reviews)
“patacones” (11 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very tasty food, I had: shrimp with “rice and beans”: quite good. fair price. They should fix the bathroom lock because it’s not working, and it’s uncomfortable.

Thank Denisse V
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm in the area for 3 months and I've eaten here too many times to count. I love this off-the-beaten track spot in Cocles. Any casado is awesome but the chicken is falling off the bone amazing. I also love their chicken/rice which is like...More

Thank Harken
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dinner in this Soda and we enjoy the meal very much. Every evening we went to Johanna for dinner after the first time, each time it was very good and the cool drink with ginger we loved it!

Thank Joke O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very typical Costa Rican soda with typical prices. The service was friendly. They had no wine or alcohol, but did have cold beer. I had the shrimp in Caribbean sauce which tasted good, and there was lots of food, but not much...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small soda; good food; excellent service; good value for money. A short distance off the highway; near Cockles Beach.

Thank J B
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We ordered the vegetarian rice and beans which was sorta bland compared to other restaurants in the area. Portion size was plentiful and service ok but not overly friendly.

Thank Mango01
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Situated off the main road but worth a visit. Highly recommend the cream of fish soup especially with a dash of picante sauce, fab. Chicken with beans and rice tasty as was the tuna in curry sauce. Only dessert available was coconut pie which was...More

Thank Stevienorm
Reviewed 4 December 2017

No alcohol; only beer. Great food, open-air atmosphere. We loved it so much, we went back a second time. The best is the coconut cooked rice and beans. We also loved the tacos and the plantains.

Thank Patriciaish
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

There are only two places in Puerto Viejo where you will eat the best Caribbean food. Selvins for the Rondon and for everything else, Restaurante Johanna. Do not waste your time & money going anywhere else. The Rice&Beans is the best, the patacones are the...More

Thank Mariana d
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Al fresco dining down an alley. Well prepared food, but over priced for Costa Rica. Considering the location, seating and atmosphere we were expecting local prices, but no. You can get the same quality at a higher end restaurant for the same price.

Thank Winston C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 3126
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