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Soda Viquez

Calle 1 | Av Arenal, 150 meters south of the Catholic Church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7133
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rice pudding” (70 reviews)
“chicken” (121 reviews)
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Latin, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle 1 | Av Arenal, 150 meters south of the Catholic Church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate at a restaurant nearby and I couldn't help but notice how popular this restaurant was, especially with the locals. So when it came time to choose a restaurant for dinner the next night I selected Soda Viquez and am so happy I did....More

Thank Shawn A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good portions for about $7 per plate. You find typical Costa Rican food including black beans, rice, chicken, plantain etc. depending on what you order. One of the first people we spoke with in Costa Rica mentioned to West that you pay a much lower...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great price. Highlight of La Fortuna. I had the Casado and it was delicious. I had similar (but not as good) food at different place the previous day for double the price! Highly recommended

Thank Petr K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for lunch while we were in La Fortuna. Be prepared to be here for a while but its well worth it! Try the smoothies!

Thank Cyndi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We caught them right before closing time. They welcomed us in and took amazing care of us. The food was excellent (my personal favorite of the entire trip). Above all, the staff treated us like family. Excellent food, excellent service...I would go back without hesitation...More

Thank Cara R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

very nice service, excellent food , very good price, friendly people i will can back!! Do not be turned away by the appearance, this place is great!

Thank 1967DG
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Ok meal, soda small and pricey compared to other places - good for wifi I went in early, but as it got busier I realised there were no locals were here, which should have been a sign. No water served

Thank KylieMaree
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This place is overrated. I'm really sad that TripAdvisor led be astray with all the positive reviews. The food was only okay and as a soda it's overpriced for what you are getting. I was disappointed. It was packed full of tourists so I really...More

Thank ShawnaCanuck
Reviewed 31 August 2017

great friendly service with amazing prices. food so good we went on 3 different days during our stay and the staff noticed every time.

Thank Lillian R
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Best and least expensive food we ate in La Fortuna! We went back every day during our visit because we loved it so much. Definitely order the fresh lemonade!

Thank Catherine S
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28 January 2017|
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Response from Margarita R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not about gluten free food up there
Angela C
1 January 2017|
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Response from MAC_LA1 | Reviewed this property |
The majority of restaurants add a 10% service charge as the tip rather than tourists having to figure it out. Add more for exceptional service. The reaction by the reviewer is from someone who does not travel outside the... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 1 | Av Arenal, 150 meters south of the Catholic Church, 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 7133
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