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10, Turrialba, Costa Rica
+506 2556 5838
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118 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

A good place for a cheap lunch or breakfast. Not fancy, and a little uncomfortable, but the food was well prepared.

Thank carcalumo
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

If you want to taste a excellent rise and beans (a traditional Caribbean food) this will be a excellent option. Prices is good (a plate of rise and beans and a natural juice may cost USD6.0). However, they only serve rise and beans at the Thursday (maybe Friday) only for lunch. They accept debt card.

Thank Kauê D
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

In late May 2015 I traveled as a faculty chaperone with a group of high school seniors from Texas on a service trip with Rustic Pathways. Tato and Cindy prepared wonderful meals served at our housing site. On our service days we had lunch at the restaurant, Soda la U. The food was consistently good, and filling. As a vegetarian... More 

Thank Trooper88
Escazu, Costa Rica
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Soda la U is your best bet while visiting or passing by Turrialba. The Martínez sisters prepare delicious , fresh and healthy food, specially the Thursday's caribbean Rice'n Beans and on Friday night the Viernes de matiz, special menu including crèpes, pizza, pasta, etc. Friendly, young atmosphere, quick service & great deal! Go Cindy!!

Thank IrisLeon
Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Soda La U has the best Rica and Beans in Turri that I have tried! We go every Thursday for lunch where they prepare Caribbean style Rice and Beans served with salad, plantano maduro and your choice of fish, chicken, porkchop or fried cheese. The homemade hot sauce makes the dish! The service is always quick and for $5 you... More 

Thank Smo_90
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

This is a soda, no alcohol. The owners are friendly and the food is good. Try the casada! Very authentic.

Thank gary e

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10, Turrialba, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Cartago  >  Turrialba
  • Phone Number: +506 2556 5838

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