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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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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (33 reviews)
“chicken” (98 reviews)
“guacamole” (46 reviews)
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hands down is the best arroz con pollo I’ve had so far in my two weeks eating my way around the country. The portions are large and decently priced. I had the food to go so I can’t speak to the atmosphere of the restaurant.

Thank 8yayaelle8
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate dinner here one night while in Monteverde. It is one of several small restaurants located on the second floor of the mall on the main highway. We both had local rice dishes, mine with shrimp. Quite good and definitely more than you need...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is your tico local food restaurant. Great local food prepared and served by friendly staff with a smile. We had some casados and other local dishes. Great value for money.

Thank arkus5
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nine of us went for dinner at Sabor Tico, prior to going on a nightwalk in the cloud forest. I ordered a typical lunch and could not believe the amount of food I got for the money. It was all very good and I was...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a simple restaurant but really good flavoursome food for very good prices. Excellent little spot.

Thank Aiste P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the nest place in Santa Elena! Everything we had was very tasty. The place is nice and the staff very friendly.

Thank Claudi L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was very nice, had your typical casados, I would recommend a local soda if that’s what you are looking for. Located very close to the bus station.

Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a restaurant popular with locals, gringo residents and tourists located in a small shopping center with nearby bank, jewelry store, a large super market , the Friday farmers market, etc. This place is located on the second floor with a outdoors balcony with...More

Thank jronkowski
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, reasonably priced with great service! Conveniently located in Santa Elena so you can walk to other attractions in the area.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello everybody! If you really want to try local food, this is the place. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious!!😆

Thank iddj_trip_04
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anagentile2007
27 January 2018|
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Response from Juliet S | Reviewed this property |
The prices are around $5-$8 per dish but comes with a lot of food. We found this place to be the best food for the price in Monteverde. If you check out the prices on their photos of the menu just divide the price by 568.5... More
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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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