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Soda la tipica

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San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7528
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (7 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“fish” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

It was excellent, typical food, and little price! It is not at the center but not fare! It's cheaper than the others restaurants in the center

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped by after going ATV riding with Power Wheels Adventure. Food was excellent. Authentic Costa Rican food. For appetizers we ordered ceviche and fried plantains with guacamole. For the main course we ordered the pescado al agillo, shrimp and rice, steak and chicken. Everything was...More

Thank jess21366
Reviewed 1 July 2015

You will not get a better price with great food anywhere else! Arthur the owner was friendly and sweet!

Thank tphong
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Our driver always stops at this Soda when in the area. The meal was authentic Costa Rican and the soursop blended drink was very memorable; so healthy and so good.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 14 June 2015

This place is really what you want if you are looking for typical food with a good price. Just by the road on the way to Arenal Lake here you eat, talk and relax in a Pura Vida style. Spend some time talking with the...More

Thank DanielCMF
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We had a delicious lunch here after finishing an ATV tour with the company (Power Wheels) that is just across the street from this restaurant. I'm not sure what was all in the pineapple drinks that we got here but they were very refreshing. I...More

Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Very busy with good food. Reasonable price. Locals were eating here and enjoying it as well. look around you'll find it.

Thank trailboot
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Stopped here the first night and had casado. It was delicious! After trying several other locations through out my stay I had determined this was the tastiest.

Thank Shana G
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

Our guide at Los canones canopy tour (Cesar) recommended this soda, and we got ceviche, patacones and Casado with a couple of beers and it was delicious! We were starving having skipped lunch for sight seeing and the canopy tour, so this is just what...More

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Atmosphere The restaurant is basicly a roof on some sticks, something that happens more with the tipical "sodas" in Costa Rica, it is pretty much in the open air. The place has an open kitchen. The lady chef is very friendly and open for a...More

Thank davidloncke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 7528
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