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Soda La Amistad

) #12 of 32 Restaurants in Santa Elena $ South American, ,
Southwest From Supercompro 300 n | Walk down the Street past the church at the T -intersection Turn Right Towards the Super compro Supermarket as the road curves left,walk down the concrete steps the dirt Road below at the dirt road turn left and walk up the hill 200 mtrs,Soda La Amistad will be on your Left, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6108
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“casado” (51 reviews)
“banana cake” (5 reviews)
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South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Southwest From Supercompro 300 n | Walk down the Street past the church at the T -intersection Turn Right Towards the Super compro Supermarket as the road curves left,walk down the concrete steps the dirt Road below at the dirt road turn left and walk up the hill 200 mtrs,Soda La Amistad will be on your Left, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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21 - 30 of 316 reviews

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Inexpensive and good soup. Very Friendly service. Greeted as soon as we walked in to select a table. Good choice if you're on a budget and are looking for a average meal.

Thank adventureseaker
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is great. We had the pork and chicken fajitas and they both were phenomenal. I highly recommend giving this a try!

Thank sunshinekw
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely local food. The price is good and it tasted lovely. It is next door to our hotel camino verde. If your near try it, hopefully you won't be disappointed x

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Tasty and on budget, not so fast to serve as we needed to leave for our night tour - 20 min for rice and chicken - .

Thank Paola G
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I would not like to comment from meat eaters perspective. However I believe the amount of hype for this Soda is not worth it in general. It is a local place run by family and the do not understand English.!! takes lot of time to...More

Thank PG1988
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

If you arrive and there is a large group, leave and go back another time. It took over a half hour for us to get drinks and they forgot mine. It took over an hour and a half to actually get our food. The woman...More

Thank Alyssa S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in Monteverde and both evening we ate there. The family is so kind and the food was delicious. I can recommend the chicken fajitas or the casado with pork ribs (it was the speciality of the day) best food in costa...More

Thank milanussbaumer
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The food was very good, service very good. Even if we can't speak Spanish and the cook can't speak English, it was just perfect, like already mentioned before in Lonely Planet. We don't regret it and can recommend it also.

Thank TobiasHoffmann
Reviewed 23 December 2016

A "Soda" in Costa Rica is what we know as a "Diner" or a "Café". Right outside the small town of Santa Elena, about 3 Ks away from Monteverde, there's a small but really friendly place called Soda La Amistad (Friendship Diner). The owner, Candida,...More

Thank MissDWilson
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious, quick typical meal. The owner cooked and served us and she was so friendly. The food was good and came quickly from the kitchen. We even got free cake as a treat. Nice and easy for lunch.

Thank Megan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 6
Cuisine
South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southwest From Supercompro 300 n | Walk down the Street past the church at the T -intersection Turn Right Towards the Super compro Supermarket as the road curves left,walk down the concrete steps the dirt Road below at the dirt road turn left and walk up the hill 200 mtrs,Soda La Amistad will be on your Left, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 6108
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Description
The best traditional and typical. Fast food: Veggie burgers and fries, hamburgers with meat, chicken sandwich, meat, cheese and ham, Nachos and more. Casado with Chicken, Bistek, meat sauce, fish. Spaghetti with meat and garlic bread and spaghetti with vegetables and garlic bread. Shrimp with garlic and fish with garlic and served with rice SALAD. There are also more delicious meals and breakfast with gallo pinto juevo, ham, meat. Omelettes with ham and cheese. Pancakes with strawberry, banana and pineapple. House Specia: Rice mixed (cantones) with Salad. Jam and more delicious food.
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