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Soda La Hormiga

Latin, ,
Costado Oeste de la Terminal de Buses | A la Par de Mega Super y la Estacion de Buses, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9247
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (34 reviews)
“casado” (85 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00 Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Costado Oeste de la Terminal de Buses | A la Par de Mega Super y la Estacion de Buses, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 352 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

La Hormiguita offers a variety of local dishes like Casadas with Arroz Pinto. They make natural fruit juices like Guanabana, Maracuya and pineapple juice, DELICIOUS!! We stayed two days at la Fortuna and went 3 times to Soda La Hormiguita. This place is highly recommended...More

Thank Getaway829142
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate there a few days ago and had really good local food! Great price as well! You can tell it is a good place to eat when you notice a lot of locals going there!

Thank Danyboy8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, quickly served and friendly people. Lots of parking space. Food is also very well priced !!

Thank katieg303
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good local food for real valuable Price. We have been there twice for Dinner to try different meals and each was very tasty. Totaly recommend this place.

Thank Joe_Wood_1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here, and it was perfect, the pinto was good, the service was fast and the food was super cheaper. Recommended to take a real and cheap Costa Rican breakfast

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

If you are tired of International Restaurants and need Costa Rica local food, Soda La Hormiga is your place as they offer excellent and cheap local food. This time we ordered Casado, Rice & Beans and some other local specialties. The price was USD 10...More

Thank adrianlmarano
Reviewed 5 October 2018

It is an impressive place, it is small but many people attend, the food is very fast made as if by magic and even then the quality is wonderful. Excellent quality and highly recommended, the prices are very good

Thank Lorena B
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This soda is not on the beaten path but still within the town of La Fortuna and well worth the visit. Good prices, good food and good service. I had their Arroz con Camarones (rice & Shrimp) and it was excellent!

Thank jfreid99
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The title pretty much sums it all up. Great little spot to get some delicious local food for a fraction of the cost of the big restaurants. The service was excellent and the food was amazing and fresh. If you want to try different sodas...More

Thank JeffeSD
Reviewed 19 September 2018

It is a good place, with adequate prices and professional customer service, the food is spectacular.

Thank Wilson J
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etbs139
19 June 2018|
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Response from icklemissspoon | Reviewed this property |
Yes we had some lovely white fish there. Highly recommended.
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Bobbi K
8 August 2017|
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Response from Likewyse | Reviewed this property |
Beans, rice, salad, bread, french fries, milkshakes, fruit drinks. You should be okay.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costado Oeste de la Terminal de Buses | A la Par de Mega Super y la Estacion de Buses, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9247
Description
The most popular Soda in La Fortuna de San Carlos, our delicious Gallo Pinto will provide you energy to start your day, plus a good cup of coffee. Also our wide variety of Casados will be the perfect complement to go back to work or continue your adventure, also we have more optionslike: tacos, sausage, beef, chicken, fish and cheese GALLOS, besides hamburgers and sandwiches. Natural drinks are available, coffee, milk shakes, tea and hot chocolate.; located in downtown La Fortuna where you can find many different tourist attractions and the main one that raises at 1648 meters, the Arenal Volcano. We have the best combination in our dishes: Flavor and Price, we are proud to be rated as the best Soda in La Fortuna. Our menu have a great variety of options where typical food is our best option; we invite you to come and enjoy our service in order to confirm why we are the best Soda in town.
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