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“Good food at a great price in the Monteverde area”
Review of Bar Amigos

Bar Amigos
Ranked #14 of 44 Restaurants in Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$25
Cuisines: International, Latin, Bar, Pub, Central American, Costa Rican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Bar Amigos Monteverde, Best Party Place in Towm Restaurant servive live Music
Lakewood, California, United States
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162 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Good food at a great price in the Monteverde area”
Reviewed 17 November 2013

A guide from Extremo zip lining recommended Amigos Bar for their food and atmosphere. We headed in around 8 PM on a Monday night and had a great meal for a very reasonable price compared to all the other tourist restaurants in the area. Don't be fooled by the shady looking outside of the bar. The inside is surprisingly nice. Eat some good food, save a few bucks.

  • Visited November 2013
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Minnesota
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311 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Good Food at a Great Price”
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We enjoyed eating and drinking here while visiting Monteverde. We ordered the traditional casado meal and it was quite tasty. Very inexpensive as well. This is a place where locals and tourists both hang out. It was Sat night, and there was a cover as a DJ was playing later that night at 10p and it was going to turn into a dance club. The guy on the front was kind enough to let us skip the cover as all we planned to do was have dinner and a couple cervezas and would be leaving before the party really got going.

  • Visited September 2013
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Monteverde, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fun and friendly bar”
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Friendly staff. Good and cheap food. Pool tables where all the locals play, Music and dancing on the weekends. Smoke free. Popular place in Santa Elena Monteverde

Visited August 2013
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Thank Marvin A
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San Diego, California
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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Excellent Value!”
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Unfortunately, we didn't find out about this place until towards the end of our stay in Monteverde. We met a guy on our zip line tour who used to live in Santa Elena and said to visit Bar Amigo.

This place looks like a little hole in the wall but once you walk in, you realize just how large this bar really is. Nothing fancy but the food is well prepared and very tasty. Best of all, the price is extremely reasonable especially in this very touristy town. Its a great place to a grab a drink!

  • Visited December 2012
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London, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Serves alcohol...”
Reviewed 2 August 2013

... what more do you need? The people make the atmosphere.

Locals and backpackers mixing and drinking. They do Jaegerbombs too which is always a bonus.

Closes 1am-ish.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Martin F
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