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Santa Cruz Grocery Store

I'm looking for a good grocery store in Santa Cruz that won't be as expensive as Tamarindo. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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1. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

Honestly, theres not much difference, especially when you factor in the 45 minute drive time each way. Maxi Pali is the new kid in town, right next to Mega Super at the Banco Nacional, maybe with a wider range of products but no huge savings. Actually Auto Mercado, just outside Tamarindo, has some good deals at the moment especially on wine. In Tamarindo itself, Super Compro consistently has the lowest prices.

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2. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

Agree with above. Super Compro is good enough. What specifically do you find expensive? Food/groceries in CR with inflation has skyrocketed in recent year...

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3. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

If you're willing to take the drive to the actual town of Santa Cruz, there is a grocery store called Pali where everything is quite a bit less expensive. You'll need to buy several hundred dollars of stuff to make the trip worthwhile.

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4. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

I'm going to be staying in Playa Negra, and want to stop at a good grocery store on the way from LIR. Would you recommend Maxi Pali in Santa Cruz? How do I get there from Route 21? A friend said maybe the Super Compro in Belen? Any other suggestions?

Thanks in advance!!

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5. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

I would definitely pick the Super Compro over the Maxi Pali (which is a not-so-good version of WalMart).

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6. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

Super Vompro....good optoon...

Of course the quality at SUTO MERCADO in Tamarindo it id hard to match...

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7. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

haha roadadvisor - your fingers are too big!

"Super Compro.. good option....

Of course the quality at AUTO MERCADO in Tamarindo it is hard to match....."

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8. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

Yes Hattie hard to type in my SAMSUNG...thank you for the corrrection!

AUTO MERCADO...in Tamarindo!

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9. Re: Santa Cruz Grocery Store

Pura vida......

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