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Soda "La Salvadita"

$Latin, ,
In front of Santa Elena College, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 8886 9409
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic shrimp” (4 reviews)
“juice” (12 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
In front of Santa Elena College, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 17 August 2017

I really do love this soda! The service is wonderful and fast. The owners are kind and funny! I would definitely recommend the ceviche or any of their soups! Also this place makes a mean chicken casado! Very yummy.

Thank Gloriana M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The Costa Rican plates are great, and our children loved the papas and pollo. Also the prices are reasonable, important for family who want to eat out

Thank dehallemas
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Walked down to the restaurant in the pouring rain on the night we arrived to Monteverde, dripped our way through the door to join a local family having their dinner. The owner was very friendly and helpful, we all enjoyed our traditional Costa Rican choices...More

Thank Lucy J
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

it is a local restaurant with good and rich casados. only the fruit shake had no taste. the service was fast and friendly and everything for a good price.

Thank staebi83
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The restaurant is a definite "soda" but the food is excellent. Make sure you try the chicken with white sauce. It has been my favorite dish in Costa Rica on this 10 day tour of the country.

Thank abhanpur
Reviewed 15 May 2017

La Soda Salvadita is a quality establishment. The food is yummy and the owners are extremely friendly. Their casados are affordable and delicious. They offer free wifi and you can turn the tv on if you'd like. It's convenient location, just a short walk from...More

Thank Gloriana M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A delicious, affordable, and family friendly option! The tasty food and free wifi make La Salvadita a great choice for travelers and locals a like. If you are planning a trip to Monteverde you can also choose to stay in the cabinas, which are conveniently...More

1  Thank yeseniap3
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Whenever we visit Monteverde, we stop in to the 'La Salvadita.' I love the Casado with any type of meat and my wife loves the Tacos (chicken tacos (2) with a salad). Same owner, same great flavor and quality of food.

Thank Zoltar62
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The service was slow and not very experienced, the food was nothing special. It eas edible though. Definitely wouldn't recommend.

Thank Radka B
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with my partner. Good food for a soda and quick service. Probably one of the more flavorsome soda meals we have had. Staff friendly and was kindly correcting our bad Spanish attempts. Reasonably priced compared to other local restaurants

Thank lollypoplady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In front of Santa Elena College, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 8886 9409
hello, dear customer this local is work by the owner family It is a comfortable, clean, quiet place, I located centrally in the main street just 2 minutes from the town center we have capacity to handle groups up to 20-30 pax also available with Wi-fi for the consumer! but we have a small assortment dishes, breakfasts, luncheons,aperitif , mixed rice, spaghetti, house specialties, fast food, hot drinks, beers, and natural drinks * made ​​with pure fruit menu !!! our dishes are from 2000 thousand to 4000 thousand colones 4-8 dolars come visit and have an enjoyable time with us and feel at home! we wait you OUR SAY IF YOU DONT EAT IT YOU DONT PAY IT
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