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Restaurante El Sabor de la Montana

$$ - $$$, Latin, Spanish
Frente a Coopepoas, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
+506 2482 1367
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“casado” (5 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Frente a Coopepoas, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We got there around 2:00 pm and the restaurant was empty. But our children ( 8 and 2) were starving. The waiter was nice and friendly and we got served very quickly and with a smile, although we clearly were asking the chef to start...More

Thank Anne738
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant looked inviting from the outside and became better inside. Nice variety of meals even for kids. Good portions. Reasonable prices. EXCELLENT SERVICE. Quite local dishes. And you know what they say when it's filled with locals :-) it's a winner. We came about...More

Thank MikionVacation
Reviewed January 24, 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 July 20, 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
Reviewed June 11, 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 April 25, 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 November 25, 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 Cathleen B
Reviewed November 22, 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 June 23, 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 June 15, 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 CandyHime
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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