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Soda "La Salvadita"

$, , Latin
In front of Santa Elena College, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 8886 9409
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“casado” (24 reviews)
“juice” (13 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
In front of Santa Elena College, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

With 3 friends we waited 45 minutes for a dinner and in the end nobody got what ordered! I ordered beef fachitas and I got chicken! After reclamation youg boy took my plate and left with moudering. He didn ´t appologised and even I didn...More

1  Thank Radek D
sodalasalvadita, Propietario at Soda "La Salvadita", responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018
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señor radek como lo siemto por usted .pero tener dinero nn te hace diferente a los demas .si cree que...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We ate here our first night in Santa Elena and it was good and tasty. Good value for the price. The owner was very helpful and friendly. They also have cabins for rent.

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 24 February 2018

If you are looking for a casado where locals eat, head to Soda La Salvadita. It's a quiet place slightly out of town. We were the only non-locals in there. Food is good value, portions of protein are fairly small, so if you are hungry...More

1  Thank Hannah75
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Came for dinner and enjoyed so much that we came back for breakfast the next day for Gallo pinto. The owner is very friendly and the food fresh and tasty. Don’t skip the fresh juices- the pineapple was excellent!

1  Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Really great food! I had the bistek and my friends had the pros chop and chicken fajitas and the meat was cooked so well with great flavour sauce. Good sized portions. Would definitely go here again.

1  Thank NattyPr
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I really do love this soda! The service is wonderful and fast. The owners are kind and funny! I would definitely recommend the ceviche or any of their soups! Also this place makes a mean chicken casado! Very yummy.

1  Thank Gloriana M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The Costa Rican plates are great, and our children loved the papas and pollo. Also the prices are reasonable, important for family who want to eat out

1  Thank dehallemas
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Walked down to the restaurant in the pouring rain on the night we arrived to Monteverde, dripped our way through the door to join a local family having their dinner. The owner was very friendly and helpful, we all enjoyed our traditional Costa Rican choices...More

1  Thank Lucy J
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

it is a local restaurant with good and rich casados. only the fruit shake had no taste. the service was fast and friendly and everything for a good price.

1  Thank staebi83
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The restaurant is a definite "soda" but the food is excellent. Make sure you try the chicken with white sauce. It has been my favorite dish in Costa Rica on this 10 day tour of the country.

2  Thank abhanpur
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In front of Santa Elena College, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 8886 9409
hello, dear customer this local is work by the owner family It is a comfortable, clean, quiet place, I located centrally in the main street just 2 minutes from the town center we have capacity to handle groups up to 20-30 pax also available with Wi-fi for the consumer! but we have a small assortment dishes, breakfasts, luncheons,aperitif , mixed rice, spaghetti, house specialties, fast food, hot drinks, beers, and natural drinks * made ​​with pure fruit menu !!! our dishes are from 2000 thousand to 4000 thousand colones 4-8 dolars come visit and have an enjoyable time with us and feel at home! we wait you OUR SAY IF YOU DONT EAT IT YOU DONT PAY IT
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