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Soda La Teresita

Certificate of Excellence
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
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across from public beach, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0665
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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband had the sea food soup which was large enough for 2-3 people! It was huge!! I had a plate of grilled parrot fish which came with fries, steamed vegetables and a salad of cabbage and fresh cucumbers. No alcohol here except for beer so I opted for tamarindo juice. I thought I'd be hungry but once I finished... More 

Thank ChrisLW
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Don't let the small and simple look of the family owned soda deter you. Cosada de pescado was muy bien. Fish plate. Fried fresh snapper, i asked for dos pescado and it was perfect for a big guy. Carmelized plantain, rice and beans, a lightly pickled simple salad, and some spicy pickles vegetables at the table. Hot sauce was great.... More 

Thank Aaron S
Providence, Rhode Island
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We drove about 25 mins to Playa del Coco - Soda la Teresita for dinner due to a recommendation from our hotel el Mangroove. We got there at about 7:30-8pm and were the only people there. Our waitress was not the friendly and did not put much effort into taking our order. I ordered a casado with fish filet because... More 

Thank cflor26
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Love the food...love the staff even more :) This place was recommended by a local. The food was amazing every time we ate there. Seafood soup was absolutely delicious.... Can't wait to dine there again and see my friends from Soda La Teresita

Thank AnnaT1313
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277 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Small place in front of the sea, with very good local food. We tried the pargo frito entero (whole red snapper) and it was very fresh. My friend tried arroz con mariscos (seafood rice) and he liked it very much. Laid back and casual, it is good value for money

Thank GabyML1301
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I stopped in for lunch while visiting Coco Beach. I wanted some authentic Costa Rican food. It was absolutely delicious. The service was good and fast, the food was hot and yummy. I want to go back to try another dish.

Thank mahane12
Perth, Australia
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Great place to come for food in Playa del Coco. Good views of the water and nice Costa Rican food. They have a few western dishes if you fancy it but we stuck to the casado and ceviche.

Thank Idefix82
washington state
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Much of the dinning in Coco is very casual in nature. The Soda La Teresita is exactly that kind of laid back casual eating experience that you would expect. The restaurant is located across the street from the beach park. We chose to sit outside facing the ocean. This afforded us a great view of the sunset to accompany our... More 

Thank arewehere
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

After a long drive back to coco from Monteverde me and my fiancé were hungry. We stopped at la teresita for lunch and were greeted readily by the owner. Real good "home cooked" Costa Rican food. Nothing special but food was good.

Thank Pedro M
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Stayed for only 4 days, but came here twice! We went in slightly early during breakfast time, but oddly we did not want breakfast food, we wanted what was on their lunch menu. The owner guy was very friendly and said anything we want, and we asked if we could do take out so that we can eat at the... More 

Thank tchin1180

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: across from public beach, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 0665

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