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Restaurante Rancho del Sapito

) #1 of 25 Restaurants in Turrialba €€ - €€€ Latin, ,
Coliblanco de Alvarado Carretera, Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
+506 2534 1818
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (8 reviews)
“carne” (3 reviews)
“farm animals” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 18:30All hours
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
€€ - €€€
Coliblanco de Alvarado Carretera, Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I know CR like the back of my hand; I've traversed it's provinces for more than two decades. In that time, I have eaten at dozens of "restaurantes típicos" with authentic Costa Rican fare. I have been to El Sapito on 3 occasions, always in...More

Thank Gacho
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful & clean restaurant, lots of tables, beautiful grounds with lovely maintained gardens & a small farm with animals. Great for children & adults. Not a lot of tourist buses. Lovely drive with views on Costa Rica route 230 on the way to Turrialba. Make...More

Thank Janbajamar
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Incredible place for a day trip with the family; easy drive from San José. It has a nice playground for the kids and the food is really good!

1  Thank Gdo_Castillo
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is one of our favorite places to go and enjoy the mountains, look the farm animals and taste a good coffee or aguadulce with milk. You can find all typical food here and also distinct kinds of cajetas for dessert. If weather is good,...More

Thank fabulman
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

It has nice view . Good service. Fun for the kids to see the farm animals. Great place to eat typical costarían food. The tortillas con queso are great. Nice and relaxed ambience.

Thank Carolina T
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in this area. It is off the track but worth to visit. The plates are full and tasty. Is very local and you better speak a little Spanish .

Thank Sailaway00802
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The place is a bit far away but it is worth the effort, surrounded by nature with curious farm animals and great food. Fresh Trout and amazing typical food. Big orders so you might go a bit shy and share dishes. Excellent price vs. quality...More

Thank leam69
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited this restaurant and the food was great, it has a farm that kids enjoyed looking and feeding animals like pigs, cows, fishes, etc. Nice place to visit with the family. It is not far from San Jose downtown taking aprox 1.5 hours by...More

Thank Renan M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A very nice place to eat with family or friends, they scenary is nice, very charming place. Their Olla de Carne is delicious as well as other dishes.

Thank Rebeca9
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a place where you can have a tasteful Costa Rican cuisine dish this is the place, food is outstanding obviously the service takes a while because the place is visited by many people over the weekends, but overall the food-service...More

Thank Manfred B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coliblanco de Alvarado Carretera, Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Cartago  >  Turrialba
  • Phone Number: +506 2534 1818
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