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Sabor Tico

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Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (33 reviews)
“chicken” (92 reviews)
“guacamole” (45 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

Much better than you'd expect for a restaurant at a shopping mall! I had ceviche and guacamole - both delicious. My partner had the "casado" (luncheon special), which was very typical and plenty of food.

Thank XHX2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here once and got the traditional Costa Rican meal of rice, beans and chicken. It was excellent and filled us up for the rest of the day. It's usually busy at night so either go early or late.

Thank Ang O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Generous portions, reasonably priced and good food. Highly recommend. It is located on the 2nd floor of the shopping mall.More

Thank Annette J
Jafet V, Gerente at Sabor Tico, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
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Buen día, nos alegra que su visita haya estado como lo desearon y se hayan llevado una buena impresión de...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't expect gastronomy or a romantic setting, but the food is good, portions are generous and staff helpfull and nice. And very reasonably priced.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our second favorite place in town after Tico y Rico. Generous portions of fresh Tico food at reasonable prices. Highly recommend the casados and the rice milkshake with nutmeg called Resbaladera. Extra points for a very conscious decision to cut out plastic straws!!...More

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 4 days ago

We read good comments about this soda and we haven't been desappointed. the food is fresh, the price are affordable, the portions are good size and the quality is amazing. Moreover, it's an environmental friendly business. Sabor tico is the best place we ate durong...More

Thank Mathieu_H3tu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Four of us visited for dinner - our zip line guides recommended it and Trip Advisor supported that recommendation. When we arrived at 6:30 PM there were many tourists and locals alike already enjoying their meals. Wait staff was attentive and courteous. We chose vegan...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local guide, so we figured he knew where to find the best local Tico food. Oh boy, was he right! Delicious local cuisine, nice ambience, prices were reasonable. You won't be disappointed.

Thank CenterMtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best Typical food we ate in Costa Rica. Huge Portions In the two nights in Monteverde - we ate twice at Sabor Tico

Thank Atlanta F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Costa Rican food is nothing fancy but Sabor Tico does a good selection (and is clearly very popular with locals and tourists!) It is located in the commercial complex on the hill at Santa Elena so had good views from the balcony (if not to...More

Thank snegurochka
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Annie B
30 January 2015|
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Response from romintheworld | Reviewed this property |
Annie - Monte Verde ( Santa Elena) is not near any beachs but in the mountains. The closest beach would be at least a 4 hour drive. The roads in the area are mainly dirt and can be very rutty and pot holed. Also the roads in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5827
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