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Soda Colochos

Meters South Of Ice 150 | near Rancho de la Playa and Samara Massage, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (22 reviews)
“plantains” (9 reviews)
“rice” (12 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
Meters South Of Ice 150 | near Rancho de la Playa and Samara Massage, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Here one of the best sea food restaurant that I have had visited and tasted in CR. The place so nice but the furniture can be improved. Related to the food quality, there is not question about. Regarding the price, I think is really fair...More

Thank Marlon R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The best in samara. Tried 1/2 dozen others around town , this is it. Had the whole fish fried (snapper) spent a little too long in the fryer but still very good. Excellent by any standards

Thank Art A
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We enjoyed our meal at this restaurant. It was nice to be outside in a quiet, casual dining area. The server was kind, food was well-prepared, and there was enough variety on the menu to please everyone in our group.

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Soda Colochos was recommended to us by a local so it was a no brainer to stop there for dinner one night. The ceviche was good but the true standout was the Paella for two. It was one of the best Paellas that I have...More

Thank Silky S
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Four adults ate here and we were hungry after a long day of playing in the sun and surf. We had the paella for four and it was fantastic. Desert was also delicious. Service with a smile and good prices.

Thank Chris U
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Soda. Had seafood platter and I had fish in lemon sauce. Excellent fresh and good service. Affordable, large portions. Homemade ice cream and fresh fruit smoothies. What more could you want? Beer and drinks also available. Highly recommend

Thank Mackcampbell1
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I have been here three times. Every time the food has been delicious. First time I ordered the beefsteak in tomato sauce. Tender and yummy and lots of it. Then I learned their specialty is seafood. Fish with garlic, oh my!! Or even better fish...More

1  Thank Kirsi U
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Simple place a bit off the beaten track but well worth the effort to find it. Paella is their specialty and it really is superb - perfectly flavoured and very generously packed with seafood. The rest of the menu is basic Costa Rican fare, decent...More

Thank FamilyRushby
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Shrimp ceviche on fried plantains was the best in Samara. They were out of the fish otherwise we would've tried that too. Super low key place that a local recommended to us.

Thank Megan J
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We went on the recommendation of the host of our Airbnb and were not disappointed! We ordered the paella for 4 and were impressed with the presentation and flavor of the dish. Would definitely return.

Thank MistyRoe
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Debbie M
11 July 2017|
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Response from Alex1466925 | Reviewed this property |
For ceviche, it all depends on your taste. I love the mixed seafood plate! The paella is also very nice. Again, depends on your taste.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meters South Of Ice 150 | near Rancho de la Playa and Samara Massage, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
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