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El Sano Banano Restaurant

) #7 of 28 Restaurants in Montezuma ££ - £££ , , International
Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0638
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish wrap” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Central American, Costa Rican, International, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner was friendly and inviting. We decided to grab a bite to eat here after having a few beers at a local bar called Chico's. The bartender recommend "surf and turf" and it was astounding. The food was cooked on and open grill and...More

Thank rduncan237
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an early dinner here of pina coladas, Peruvian ceviche, and catch of the day with jalapeno sauce and passion fruit sauce. The drinks and the ceviche were great. The fish was good. For some reason I wasn't expecting the jalapeno sauce to be tomato...More

Thank seecrane
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Loved this place awesome vegan food. Sometimes services was off, but didn't care it is vacation not in a hurry. But my order was messed up by the same waiter twice but again it's not a biggie I kept coming back

Thank AnaBelen V
Reviewed 27 April 2017

El Sano Banano Restaurant has really great food, super friendly staff and clean environment. There's a nice lounge area and outdoor patio in the back. And don't leave without trying the amazing chocolates!

Thank nadiagirl
Reviewed 25 April 2017

If you're looking for a bit of romance or luxury, this place is great. They serve great food and cocktails in a beautiful setting but it comes at a bit of a price. Great gluten-free and vegan options.

Thank Lara E
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Super friendly staff. Good food and locale! In the heart of this bohemian little town. AC are a nice touch and worth it.

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Thank xtian2017
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had dinner our first night here because we'd heard it was good. I had quesadillas & they were amazing. They happened to have 2 for 1 pinacoladas which were extremely thick - don't have them if you're not hungry cuz they fill you up!...More

Thank suzieqGRENADA
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went there for a couple of drinks (happy hour before 6pm). Their pinacolada was really good. We came back the next day for just a dessert and had one of the best banana splits ever! Also quite nice to sit outside in their small...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This restaurant looks dim and uninviting from the street. Go in anyway! Walk all the way to the back where there is a lovely outdoor garden seating area. Makes all the difference in the world. We enjoyed the food and the wait staff was prompt...More

Thank PTP46
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The afternoon happy hours(3-5) drop the price of cocktails down quite a bit. Food delightful, staff efficient and you can watch the herons and blue magpies in the garden. The Pina coladas are huge glasses of pineapple (ice) cream and booze just so refreshing after...More

Thank gtrot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0638
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Located in the heart of Montezuma with a great outdoor patio. We serve vegetarian, vegan, sushi, pasta, chicken, fresh seafood and much much more...
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