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Sabor Tico

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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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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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Clifton Park, New York
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248 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying at Monteverde Rustic Lodge and this was conveniently located around the corner. Nice place for good, cheap food. We came here twice during our stay. The first time we were on the move so just split a ham and cheese sandwich and some guacamole ($9 total!). The second time we came for dinner. We had guacamole again... More 

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Westhampton, MA
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's on the top floor of a commercial center that was mostly closed and half empty when I was there. It was a little crowded and noisy, but It was nice to eat on the porch, even though the view is... meh. There were a lot of fast foodish options and I was skeptical, but I had a table, so... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very unimpressed with the food. They were out of guacamole, the salsa served with fajitas tasted out of a jar. Maybe because it was Sunday nothing seemed fresh? Ceviche was easily the worst we've had here, rubbery and not much flavour. Chicken over cooked and also under flavoured. Service was fine. Guess we caught them on a bad... More 

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Conway, NH
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate an evening meal at Sabor Tico which was very good Costa Rican food with the plus of craft beer. When we ate lunch there later, we found the service very slow, even though we all ordered from the "fast food" section of the menu. But the chicken burrito was the best ever.

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Thank Tesol4
Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was mostly good, including the cas (a drink I crave all the time in CR). The fish was perfect, but I had their specialty chicken dish wish is advertised as being tougher, but having flavor to make up for it. They are half right, it's tougher, but the flavor is lacking. Even if it was tender, it would... More 

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Thank lesliefe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved this little gem! I had the #10 & #28 recommended by the fabulous waitress. I loved the fruit drinks as well BlackBerry frozen Natural juice drink was fantastic!

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Thank Chris D
Minot, North Dakota
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seems comparable to a chain restaurant in the states. Pretty good food, very reasonably priced. As an added bonus we had a great view of the sunset.

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Thank Jen A
Shingle Springs, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Reasonably priced and tasty. Excellent sunset view from deck. (You do have to walk upstairs). You can stop at grocery store on the way out of parking lot

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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't understand the rave reviews of this place. The chicken was dry and tasteless; the rest of the meals we had were bland and ordinary.

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Naperville, Illinois
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Located just in the commercial center, this place was a short walk from our hotel. We were told it was a great place for authentic Costa Rican food and this proved to be true! Huge menu and good service. Can sit inside or out.

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?