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Costa Rican, Latin, Central American
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

We stopped for breakfast at this busy roadside soda at about 9am and we were fortunate to get the last table. There's a reason this soda is busy, the food is excellent local cuisine and very reasonably priced. My mother and I both had the...delicious Gallo pinto with omelette/scrambled eggs, washed down with two very refreshing cold glasses of guava juice and a cup of good strong coffee. As an accompaniment to our meal we were served a jar of home made 'hot sauce' that contained small chunks of cauliflower,broccoli, onions and chillis, wow it was fantastic. Despite being busy it was a relaxed atmosphere, the staff were friendly though not all speak English so best to brush up on your Spanish (which you should do anyway as you're in Costa Rica!) Overall great food, great value and set us up perfectly for the next leg of our journey. If you're passing this way, don't pass it by!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

We stopped by on our 2nd day in Costa Rica for a good Costa Rican meal and that's what we got it. I had chicken and rice and my wife had shrimp and rice, both dishes very good. The drinks were nice and cold. The...service was good, Overall nice experince.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020

We ordered 4 different dishes and everything was amazing. THE BEST SURPRISE WAS THE SHRIMP FRIED RICE! What?? hahahaha

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 22, 2019

One of our go to places for Breakfast on the way to the Airport or San Jose. Clean, great service and moderately priced.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

Our group stopped here en route to San Jose airport travelling from Uvita and we enjoyed a very tasty lunch. Had the Camarones (Shrimp) and portions were large, service was friendly and prices moderate. Would definitely return.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

Thee staff mostly speaks Spanish, but there were some nice people who helped us order. I'm so glad we stayed! The food was excellent - we really enjoyed it! Take a break a nd you'll be glad for stopping here. I highly recommend Soda el...Guacimo!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Excellent soda with local food. Friendly staff, fast service, cheap prices... Its one of the top 10 sodas in Costa Rica... Highly recommend!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

After reading all of the wonderful reviews I put this on our list of must visit and it did not disappoint. Convenient location, with parking attendant, although on the main road we had a peaceful lunch overlooking the valley. Wonderful fresh squeezed exotic juices. Big...plate of Casado, enough to have leftovers. They make nice thick homemade tortillas that were wonderful. They do except credit cards.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

We stopped here on our way to Quepos. The lunch was very good...in fact it was the best Arroz con Polo we had the whole trip. Friendly service and like other sodas the food is cooked fresh as you wait.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

We really enjoyed our lunch at Soda el Guacimo. Everyone had a casado (one with chicken, one with pork ribs and two vegan plates which they were happy to accommodate). We especially enjoyed the frozen lemonaid with mint!

Date of visit: December 2018
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