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Sabor Tico

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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
07:00 - 22:00
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like a lot of people we went here based on the other good reviews. It was cheaply priced but really delicious food which filled a hole after the hike and the salsa was *amazing*

Thank HarrietBP
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant was ok but honestly nothing to write home about. Keep looking. I just heard from other people who had been to monteverde that there were a lot of other options.

Thank Donna H
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had authentic Costan Rican food for a fraction of the price found elsewhere. The owner, a charming gentleman, recommended an affordable delicious Chilean wine.

2 Thank Vee R
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I live in Costa Rica for nine years now and this was by far the best local restaurant I have ever been visited. Great menu, they customized my meal as I asked for, the food was super delicious and first time that I didn´t finish my plate. Absolutely recommended and not that pricy as other restaurants around.

Thank Andreaspunkt
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice menu. Plenty to choose from and good locals atmosphere. The food is priced well and delicious. Milkshakes are a hit with the kids.

Thank Steve Y
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are 2 locations: one in a plaza and one near a football field (we were in the latest one) Recommended to us, called for reservation as it is said to be busy. And so it was. + good menu options + very tasty and big portions (the pork is amazing) + local food + nice varieties of beer +... More 

Thank kprimasz
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is on the second story of a commercial development. It looks from the street to be itself commercial and sterile, but not so. It is warm and friendly with good food. We would return.

Thank BA F
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us by our hotel. We went for lunch as we were waiting for our room to be ready. I ordered the traditional Costa Rican lunch, my husband and daughter ordered the chicken and rice. I'm sure my 10 year old ordered something you could find anywhere in the world. We started off with fresh guac... More 

Thank MAKDup
Seattle, WA
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Costa Rican "tico" food. Sit outside, enjoy the view, the breeze, they also have great craft beer.

Thank leighaa
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Want a Costa Rican styled restaurant without sitting with locals? This is a tourist restaurant. It's not unpleasant, it's just not in Santa Elena or Monteverde. It could be in any mall, anywhere in the world. Their rent is higher in this new development, so the value is not high for typical Costa Rican fare. Not a bad view though,... More 

Thank jstamilio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?