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Soda Bonanza

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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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150 mts nort from donw tonw St Elena | 150 mts southwest of Super mercado Cope Compro on unpaved road right next to Soda La Amistad, Santa Elena 11-5556, Costa Rica
+506 8633 0391
10:00 - 10:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We a group of 6 people tried three different soups, fish and beef. Everything was very delicious, mango smoothie was perfect, and then homemade tecila that is very special. Marcos thank you very much for atmosphere, food and good time spent with you.

Thank leonid l
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Run by the sweetest family ... their 7-year-old daughter was our waitress. Just the sweetest thing -- and she was great! Of course, dad and mom were very attentive, too. Food was great!

Thank Laila S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight is my second night in a row eating here and I have been very impressed. Last night I had the ceviche and arroz con mariscos and it was amazing. Tonight the arroz con carne, also very delicious. The husband and wife that run the place are so great. Not only was I offered a shot of house tequila but... More 

Thank Brandon A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is DELICIOUS! Marcos and his family make your feel like YOU are family and you are eating at home. If you order a glass of wine, it is huge! Many sodas don't have beer or wine, so this place is a plus alone just for that. The yucca is better than any potatoes that you may order, which... More 

Thank Joanne D
New Brunswick
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

We went twice. We were at Camino Verde. It's a good place to go for lunch. Shared a fish lunch and had the chicken fried rice. The owner will maybe share his Grappa. ;)

Thank Louise D
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This place is worth a visit, food was very good, we had chicken and fish meal. It's a bit of the trek up a dirt road but well worth the walk. Home brewed spirit had a kick to it, which was on the house. Only downside was the bottles white wine was not keep in the fridge, only cold if... More 

Thank Robert D
Wilmington, NC
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Great prices, fantastic home made tequila. A little off the beaten track but if you look for it is worth your time, I'd imagine we're going back

Thank ltrivett
Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is just a small , typical restaurant but i love it so much. Our waiter was so funny, and even poured us some free tequilla, and my meal (Steak Casado) was one of the best I had while in Monteverde!

Thank buffstrot
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I went to this Soda restaurant based on some of the positive reviews and I was not disappointed. I had the special fish dish of the day with a shrimp sauce, hot fries, and either salad or veggies. For $12 it was a little overpriced, but the food was fresh and tasted good. And the place was kept clean and... More 

Thank Michaela_USA
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I don't know but I felt like tourist trap here. They give you Dollar based menu which is average food is $12. This is way expensive than other soda place, btw atmosphere is not much inviting too. Two meal with fruit drink and bottle of bear came out $33. I rather go the other nice soda place around the town... More 

Thank Rachel K

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 mts nort from donw tonw St Elena | 150 mts southwest of Super mercado Cope Compro on unpaved road right next to Soda La Amistad, Santa Elena 11-5556, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 8633 0391
We offer you a Costarican gastronomic expirence. Local great cosine by Maria, Marcos and the amazing Sofia........ You will love meet Sofi she is the light of this great pleace.

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