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Soda La Naranja

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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two doors down from teh Bakery cafe, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 1001
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had lunch here and all enjoyed our food and highly recommend their ceviche. Service was good and beer was cold.

Thank CanadianTraveller48
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We shared the ceviche between two which was more than adequate. It came with wonderfully finely cut yucca strips. It had a flavour that was a fine balance of lime and coriander probably the best we have ever eaten. Followed by jumbo shrimps with a vegetable salad and chips and a dish with muscles and clams. Muscles were an unusually... More 

Thank AndyManureva
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few days in the nicoya peninsula and we stopped in Montezuma a couple of times. This Soda was amazing. The owner and the staff extremely welcoming and nice. Delocious dishes (we eat once at breakfast and once for lunch). Great gallo pinto, casados and you have to try the home made juices (Banana, Mango and Orange our... More 

Thank Davide R
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great Casado-both vegetarian and fish. Very generous portions and copious amounts of cold water to help it. Attentive service

Thank Julia H
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We have gone here twice now! Once for dinner and then again for breakfast. It is a simple place but service is excellent! For breakfast I had a huevos ranchero that was so good my husband licked the plate. For dinner he had the pork special yummy and I had clams and mussels also delicious. Coffee was also really good.... More 

Thank radman99
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We are so happy that we stopped here. First, the owner is wonderful. He brought a candle to our table and immediately treated us as family. Second, the plates were hearty and delicious. My plate had an excellent portion of fish and avocado while my fiance's rice dish was like a local paella. Come all and come hungry!

Thank 1danielapeinado
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I had read great reviews of Organico next door, but Organico was closed (for days... must be out of business). So we tried La Naranja. The owner/manager was very welcoming and very kind to our kids. The menu is surprisingly large for such a small kitchen. I was not expecting much, but my whole family was very pleased with the... More 

Thank AnitaW2003
Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch having just climbed the waterfalls and had a wonderful surprise as the food was so good! The owner was very attentive and we enjoyed the freshly caught tuna steak (it was huge!) with Chimichurri and the arroz con pollo. A surprisingly good lunch for an excellent price!

Thank Rebecca W
Berlin, Germany
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

First the couple owning the place are super friendly and interesting to talk to. Second the food: very tasty and affordable We tried the tuna steak. The rice and shrimp and the vegetarian burger. O highly recommend all 3!!

Thank Tartifl74
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I went to this place a couple of times when visiting Montezuma and really liked the food (breakfast, lunch and dinner). The owners are really friendly and best of all: there's free coffee refills on the breakfast!

Thank Trebbor88

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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
Costa Rican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: two doors down from teh Bakery cafe, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 1001

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