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Restaurante El Sabor de la Montana

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
Frente a Coopepoas, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
+506 2482 1367
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“poas” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Frente a Coopepoas, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We stumbled across this restaurant after taking a wrong turn to La Fortuna and I'm glad we did! The Casado is fantastic -- chicken or fish. Beautiful inside and excellent service.

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Food was very good, service time was normal, the staff was very friendly, would definitely recommend the agua dulce and the platano maduro, VERY tasty!

Thank Melib2906
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Somewhat pricey.. But the service, quality and taste is worth it. I tried the pork chop, and requested veggies instead of rice, no extra charge for that. A must in the area. Best "agua dulce" you can find.

Thank And506
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We had lunch there after visiting the Vulcán Poas. We chose two Casados (mine was with fish) and it is really recommendable!! The typical curry salsa (bright yellow sauce) is amazing, the food is fresh and tasty and the service very nice. They also serve...More

Thank nibuab
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great lunch here with fresh made food in open-air kitchen and open-air seating with all wood interior and furniture. just beautifully constructed. they also have local handy crafts for sale, excellent service too, highly recommend.

Thank commcomm2
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Average food with bad service: the waitresses seem to be disorganised, as they continuously repeat orders, asked us several times about what we ordered. I asked for a coffee that never came to me. The food terrible because the steak smelled like gas or bunker...More

Thank Roy E
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The restaurant has nice wood details that brings a elegant touch for a restaurant in a mountain place -Poas Volcano is just 15 minutes away-. Very good service! The food is very good, very good steaks.

Thank rzccr
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This meal was AMAZING. It was absolutely a perfect lunch after visiting the volcano. The service was fast and the food was so great. I cleaned my plate and the portions are large! I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in the area!!

Thank Candice B
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

My daughter had the coscado with fish... Traditional Costa Rican food. Mine was chicken with melted cheese on top with small white potatoes sauteed in butter. A salad with the house drawing which was a mango with a little spicy kick to it. Wow!!! And...More

Thank bpianopilot
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Great stop for those visiting Poas. Fantastic lunch for our family. Three children (12, 9, and 7). Loved it. Authentic Costa Rican meal. Casados were fantastic. Steak was great. Chicken was great. Patacones are a great starter that is an authentic Costa Rican dish. Wait...More

Thank kilroyc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente a Coopepoas, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2482 1367
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Follow the footsteps of the road, indulge your palate with specialties in grilled meats and foods.
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