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El Sano Banano Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , International
Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0638
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish wrap” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (12 reviews)
“rainbow salad” (3 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
All hours
CUISINES
Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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101 - 110 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 8 October 2015

We came here for breakfast two days in a row and the group loved the food. There are options for vegans and vegetarians. We saw monkeys! There's free wifi and it's right next to where the excursions take off so it's great to come here...More

Thank CostaRimaJomaa
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is a good restaurant. It offers good local dishes and the prices are reasonable. I like the seating area outside, more so than inside. Just make sure that you don't sit under the coconut tree as these may fall down.

Thank M H
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We have traveled to Costa Rica three times and we ate at the El Sano Banano each time. The staff is very friendly and the food is great. We love the movies shown in the evenings. They lower a large screen and show a different...More

Thank 471alisond
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Popped in for lunch, we sat outside and were quite bitten. My tostadas were really tasty, but my friend ordered a salad. It was basically just leaves, no real substance and it cost $10 so she was expecting a bit more. I would definitely come...More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

This is the 5th time in 2 visits to Monezuma that we have come back to this restaurant for breakfast. The banana pancakes are truly the best and my husband would disagree with me and says that the huevos rancheros is the ultimate. The outdoor...More

Thank Nan W
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We stopped by the El Sano Banano for lunch. It was a very relaxed and laid back environment. They have indoor and outdoor seating and the back area is very pretty to sit and eat. We really enjoyed the green smoothie with spirulina! YUM! The...More

Thank Niki M
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We went with a large group on movie night. We had thee kids with us, so we were happy they were showing something they were interested in. Food was good and they had something for everyone.

Thank Dean10965
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We stopped here for dinner one night during our stay in Costa Rica and we really enjoyed the food! This place was recommended to us by one of our local tour guides who said this was the best place to eat in Montazuma, he was...More

Thank soccersyl15
Reviewed 19 July 2015

It's a fun place, and they show movies, but the food is poor. Like your average chain Mexican restaurant in the States.

Thank Roboticarm
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We come here every summer to have breakfast in the outdoor area and it is always a delight. The birds will approach your table for handouts, but we find this amusing and entertaining rather than a nuisance. The service, the food and the tropical surroundings...More

Thank Pamelita01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Across from the Park | Next to the Supermarket, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0638
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the heart of Montezuma with a great outdoor patio. We serve vegetarian, vegan, sushi, pasta, chicken, fresh seafood and much much more...
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