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d'Sofia

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Latin, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Turnoff to Jardin de Mariposas | 25 meters west of Cerro Plano School, 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7017
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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England
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food in a very pleasant setting. The tangerine with palm hearts appetiser was delicious and the plantain crusted sea bass was really excellent. The Mojito Martini was a great way to start the meal - unique and very tasty. Service was also very friendly and efficient. Nothing could have been better. I just wish we were in Santa Elena... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this lovely restaurant a lot-- delicious ceviche, excellent fish, a nice chicken quesadilla with smoked cheese from the local cheese factory. Nice cocktails, lovely atmosphere. Great place to unwind after a busy day of hiking or birding.

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Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family had the filet mignon and the seabass and everything was perfect. The service was above par. Nice setting for a couple, family and group of friends.

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here - started with the fried yucca stuffed with smoked cheese accompanied with tasty cabbage salad and caramelized and vinegar-infused onions. The kids ordered quesadillas with chicken and cheese and gobbled them up - and they are quesadilla connoisseurs! Adults had the Lomo de res (grilled steak). Beautiful thick cut grilled to perfection, the one with... More 

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Thank David_Musgrave
Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

d'Sofia was close to our hotel...I had read that it was good. Excellent service and food! We will be back again while we are here.

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had a lovely meal here. Is a nice restaurant to sit in, staff were very friendly and efficient. Food was well cooked and tasted nice, they made lovely cocktails too. A little out of the way from the main area but is easy to get too. Definitely worth going to if you're near by.

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Vanderhoof
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

We read mixed reviews of d'Sofia on Trip Advisor so were not sure what to expect when we got there last night. Our servers were both welcoming and efficient. We ate appies, soup and an organic salad. They came to our table quickly and were presented very well. My ceviche was excellent and my wife said her eggplant and local... More 

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Thank Eastcaper
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Eight of us from our tour group dined out. Excellent suggestion by our guide! We had Sea Bass and Chili Relanos with black beans plus appetizers. Every one in our group gave thumbs up.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at d'Sofia. The atmosphere was pleasant, the staff were extremely gracious, and the food was very, very delicious. We started with the tasty sweet potato and plantain soup. I enjoyed the plantain-crusted sea bass and my husband had the tenderloin topped with chipotle butter. Our entrees were perfectly cooked. The tenderloin is a little less... More 

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Thank Traveler324K
Asheville, North Carolina
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner and the black bean soup was great as was the tangerine and palm hearts salad. My pork loin with figs was overcooked but OK with a bit of fig, my wife's tenderloin was a bit chewy but well presented. Highly recommend Sofia's colada and the frozen mojito

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Cuisine
Latin, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Turnoff to Jardin de Mariposas | 25 meters west of Cerro Plano School, 60109, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 7017

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