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Soda Mar y Bosque Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Costa Rican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We went to Soda Mar y Bosque Restaurant a few times for lunch and breakfast, it was really simple but good enough for what we wanted. The employees are really sweet and friendly, and the food was fresh. Biggest win is the view, make sure you go to the second floor as its got an awesome view of the sea... More 

Thank Tom C
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The shrimp rice was very simple and not tasty at all. Good view. Not so cheap compared to food quality.

Thank Katheryne F
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice and were really impressed both times. The food is freshly prepared and very cheap and portions are large. Simple, tasty Costa Rican food.

Thank stevesophie2016
Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016

very beautiful spot with great views, macaws in the trees, food is ok for the price (inexpensive), nice staff

Thank Julie R
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This place was great. We went for a great dinner on the rooftop patio and then would go in daily to buy some baked goods for breakfast or snacks. The staff was so friendly and the food was delicious.

Thank Martine B
Albany, New York
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We went for a late lunch and sat up on the 2nd level. It had a wonderful view. I wish we could have sat and enjoyed it longer, but the sun was right on us and it was boiling! The food was great! We had pork Casado that was cooked fresh on the grill! The waitress was great, though it... More 

Thank Caity S
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We loved it. The food was excellent (Ceviche and grilled fish outstanding). The view from the terrace is stunning (and it gets full quickly). We found the prices very reasonable in comparison to the other restaurants. The quality and freshness of the food is excellent, authentic. The owner and waiters/waitresses are super nice and really care for the food and... More 

Thank Imke F
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a balcony with a great view to the beach and very tasty mango juices. And it stops here.. The service is very bad, we made a reservatuo and they didn't have our table when we arrived, after waiting 10min we saw the waitress giving our table to another couple ("that's alright, we sit on the balcony bar")... More 

Thank Vasco P
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We randomly popped into this place to grab some ceviche and because they have a beautiful covered balcony. The service was decent, but it's the view, the breeze on a hot day and the ceviche that earned this place a 5 star review. We anticipated only grabbing a quick bite to eat, but we ended up spending 2-3 hours watching... More 

Thank Ashley L
Costa Rica
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98 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I stoped at this place for breakfast. Costa Rican breakfast was good but it could be better. The waitress was totally unatentive. The best is the fresh bread they have every morning. I recommend the banana bread.

Thank josevalerio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Costa Rican, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Drake Bay

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