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Restaurante Tica Linda

€€ - €€€
Soups, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
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Route de Monteverde, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The best food,we love Gallo Pinto,very clean and the service is excelent.We stop in this Restaurant for first time in our time,we really loved.

Thank LIVAGO2030
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here, having just dipped our feet in the water at some nearby beach and were on the way to Monteverde. Realizing we were hungry, we pulled into this little roadside place. Little did we know, that it would be the best food of the trip this far. I had the Arroz con Pollo and my friend had Casado... More 

Thank Joseph G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We went here after a tip from our hostess. Linda and here husband are so sweet and welcoming! Dinner was good for a low price. Got a special vegetarian dish made for me with extra veggies.

Thank ilvyb
North Wales, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

We were traveling with another couple (locals) and stopped here on our way to Monteverde. It was fantastic! Portions are plentiful, service is great and the food, while simple, is very tasty. I had the hearts of palm salad and it was the best that I have ever had. A true local experience of Costa Rica - loved it!

Thank Gretchen1960
Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stopped on our way back from Monte Verde. This may be the last quite place before you get to the Pan American Hwy so you should consider it if before the 2 hour drive to San Jose. We were the only diners at about 6:00 pm so we were a little weary. I ordered the Cosada pot roast ($6)... More 

2 Thank Jim_B_10
Northern New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

Our van driver stopped here for us to have dinner on our way back to San Jose airport from Monteverde. We weren't sure what to expect (I think we might have been the only diners there) but it worked out well. Two of us had the rice dishes, one had the fish, one had the breaded chicken and one had... More 

Thank Luv2Travel428
Tongeren, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

We stayed here in december 2013 because we had booked the eco lodge Rara Avis and the office was only a five minut walk away from it. The owners were so friendly and they helped us with all our questions. The rooms were quite big, nice and clean. There was tv and hot water so everything you need. The food... More 

Thank ReneeBr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Monteverde and then again on the way back. We tried casado with beef, the chicken sandwich, and a cheeseburger. The casado was yummy! We were also pleasantly surprised by the tastiness of the sandwich and cheeseburger and they were only about $3 each. Super cheap! A great little place to catch a very... More 

Thank BDDono
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2013

We stop here almost every time we drive to or from Monteverde. We love the place. Good prices. Great food. Always clean. Friendly staff. I don't understand the review where the people had their possessions stolen from their car. Maybe they have the wrong restaurant. Tica Linda has no walls and the cars are parked right there. You'd see somebody... More 

1 Thank SaraD656
Herndon, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2012

We landed at this place incidentally while driving back from Monteverde to Tamarindo via Rte 606 at Sardinal. Great setting, good selection of seafood options, and good service. The last one - while the staff is not bilingual, they really do make an attempt to understand and were very helpful in meeting the needs of 2 year old who has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Soups, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de Monteverde, Sardinal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Gulf of Papagayo  >  Sardinal

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?