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Soda La Naranja

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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two doors down from teh Bakery cafe, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 1001
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a decent soda, offering the usual dishes at the usual prices. They accommodated our vegan & gluten free diet without a problem.

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Thank Lara E
Lebanon, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in at Soda La Naranja for breakfast our last day in Montezuma. It was the best breakfast we had in town. The staff was very friendly and the service was very good. The staff was very informative about things around the area. The food and drinks were very good.

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Thank Jon C
NiagaraFallsCanada
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134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had lunch here and all enjoyed our food and highly recommend their ceviche. Service was good and beer was cold.

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Thank CanadianTraveller48
Castries
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We shared the ceviche between two which was more than adequate. It came with wonderfully finely cut yucca strips. It had a flavour that was a fine balance of lime and coriander probably the best we have ever eaten. Followed by jumbo shrimps with a vegetable salad and chips and a dish with muscles and clams. Muscles were an unusually... More 

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Thank AndyManureva
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a few days in the nicoya peninsula and we stopped in Montezuma a couple of times. This Soda was amazing. The owner and the staff extremely welcoming and nice. Delocious dishes (we eat once at breakfast and once for lunch). Great gallo pinto, casados and you have to try the home made juices (Banana, Mango and Orange our... More 

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Thank Davide R
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great Casado-both vegetarian and fish. Very generous portions and copious amounts of cold water to help it. Attentive service

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Thank Julia H
chicago,il
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We have gone here twice now! Once for dinner and then again for breakfast. It is a simple place but service is excellent! For breakfast I had a huevos ranchero that was so good my husband licked the plate. For dinner he had the pork special yummy and I had clams and mussels also delicious. Coffee was also really good.... More 

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Thank radman99
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We are so happy that we stopped here. First, the owner is wonderful. He brought a candle to our table and immediately treated us as family. Second, the plates were hearty and delicious. My plate had an excellent portion of fish and avocado while my fiance's rice dish was like a local paella. Come all and come hungry!

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Thank 1danielapeinado
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I had read great reviews of Organico next door, but Organico was closed (for days... must be out of business). So we tried La Naranja. The owner/manager was very welcoming and very kind to our kids. The menu is surprisingly large for such a small kitchen. I was not expecting much, but my whole family was very pleased with the... More 

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Thank AnitaW2003
Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch having just climbed the waterfalls and had a wonderful surprise as the food was so good! The owner was very attentive and we enjoyed the freshly caught tuna steak (it was huge!) with Chimichurri and the arroz con pollo. A surprisingly good lunch for an excellent price!

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Thank Rebecca W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: two doors down from teh Bakery cafe, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 1001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?