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Sabor Tico

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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
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Frente la Plaza de Deportes Monteverde | Centro Comercial Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5827
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Saskatoon, Canada
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our hotel had recommended eating here and it was one of the best suggestions! We loved it so much we actually ate three times over our 4 night stay. The food is great quality and at an amazing price. Highly recommend the horchata and tamales! Servers were all very friendly and helpful!

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our food at this restaurant. They are very busy. We had to wait 15 minutes for a table but it was worth it. Large portion of lovely Costa Rican food.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our appetizers of corn tortillas with sour creme and guacamole were great. We then got pork for the main dishes and they tasted STRONGLY of fish. There is no doubt they fried it in the same oil as they had the fish of some other order. It was very unappetizing. Also the pork itself was not juicy at all, it... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was place is fantastic. Great local food, casual atmosphere, cold beers. Very convenient for those staying at any of the hotels just north of Santa Elena proper, although the second location would be perfect for those staying in the city center!

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Thank Mmcall
Monteverde, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to eat typical Costa Rican food. Large menu. Friendly service. The fresh fruit juices are good. The food was prepared quite fast, it all came out at the same time, hot and tasty. My son loved his chicken burrito, I had the "casado" of grilled chicken. A dish of rice, beans, salad, cheese, tomato salsa and grilled chicken.... More 

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Florida
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a good dinner place in town, this place gets a ton of tourists. We went to the one next to the soccer field and had amazing Tico food. This type of food is typically low on flavor and taste but they did a good job in getting us the best Tico food in the trip. We ordered Pork ribs,... More 

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Seattle,
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No doubt Sabor Tico offers huge servings and is a bargain. My sea bass filet was very tender but so loaded with oil that I had to scrape it off and drain it on the side of my plate. French fries were stone cold and greasy when they arrived. Green salad was fresh and lightly dressed. Husband's meat stew was... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Based on the numerous reviews, we tried this spot in the shopping center. Everyone's meal was very good and not expensive. We tried shredded chicken and rice, shrimp and rice, the vegetarian "casado" and pork ribs. All, very good. One of us tried a local beverage made with cooked rice, milk and garnished with nutmeg.

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Grimsby, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A bustling, noisy, friendly , wonderful adventure in local Tico dining. Great menu selections and the food was great....huge portions quickly prepared and served. Our favourite place to eat in Montiverde

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this place on the recommendation of several people who live in the area. I think there are two in the town, we went to the one across from the soccer field. The place was full of locals and tourists. The menu is quite extensive, we ordered chicken and rice, sounds simple but was delicious. We also ordered the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
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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