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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“casado” (193 reviews)
“rice” (103 reviews)
“tamales” (30 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very delicious local food. Good service and not expensive. The rice wasnt what i expected but over all you dont disappointed.

Thank Amir C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recommended to us by our driver, we decided to visit Sabor Tico for dinner. Our server was friendly and helpful. We sat outside-great view , but should have brought a jacket! We ordered the local chicken with red sauce, beans, rice and plantains dish. It...More

Thank antiqueflash12017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fish Casado was amazing....best fish I had in Costa Rica!! And huge plantain and portions!! Wish we could’ve gone back but it was our last meal before we left the city. Definitely try this place out, great prices for quality and quantity!! Ceviche was 3000...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 4 days ago

After reading some good reviews and by recommendation of our hotel, we went to this restaurant for dinner. I think there are 2 locations - we visited the one on the 2nd floor of the shopping mall. If you time it right, you get to...More

Thank YaFi
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good fun. Location is in the shopping mall above the bus station. Huge menu and massive portions. Justin, our waiter from Nicaragua, was a star. Good place to take hungry teenagers.

Thank WymeswoldOFB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waiter and the staff was lovely and very friendly, we arrived relatively late and they stayed and were nice to us even was almost time to close. The food was really delicious, the servings were big and all arrived very quickly. Afterwards they were...More

Thank Laura d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went several times to both locations. The servings are massive and it is delicious Tico food. Dinner in the photo plus a bottle of wine and tip came to $50. Can't beat that.

Thank cmcl15
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by our hotel. A close stroll from Hotel Sante Fe. Look up when facing the supermarket and you will see the restaurant.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With so many great reviews I thought I would swing by Sabor Tico on a Thursday night around 7pm... it was packed- they have a nice size dinning room and a little outdoor seating area. Sabor Tico is also in a Strip mall type with...More

Thank brianraydonnelly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and a cool atmosphere. A local dog was visiting that day and he got lots of treats. In a nice shopping area, with a bank, grocery store and several cute shops.

Thank cfflick67
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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
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
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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