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Sabor Espanol - CLOSED

Canitas | Gps: N 10, 19.716 - W 084, 50.344, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good8%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
6 Mar 2014
“Best Meal in Costa Rica!”
9 Feb 2014
“One of the worst meals”
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Canitas | Gps: N 10, 19.716 - W 084, 50.344, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

I don't even know where to begin---we ordered shrimp and also arroz con pollo, as well as soup. They brought complimentary sangria before the food arrived, too! Service was slow---but this was because everything was being cooked to order, and so waiting was OK by...More

Thank edrick42
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We brought a group there and while they were cooking, the whole place became so filled smoke from the kitchen that we had to open the windows. There were no ventilator fans. The food was extremely mediocre, the serving size was average, and given quantity...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 28 June 2013

I am SO glad we chose to eat here. Definitely more than worth the very short drive out of town. Every bit of food was unbelievably good - the salads were fresh and flavorful, and the meal was the perfect size, interesting, and delicious! I...More

1  Thank TNLeigh
Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

We came here for dinner in the off season and we were the only ones in the restaurant. It's a bit "far" from downtown Santa Elena (maybe 10 drive) but worth the drive! It is across the street from El Trapiche. It helps to just...More

1  Thank BDDono
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We ate here for dinner one night. It was the off season and we had the place to ourselves, but it was a great meal and the staff was very friendly. They cook the food right there in a small kitchen in the corner and...More

1  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I absolutely LOVE this restaurant. A bit off the beaten path but it's small, intimate setting with good food at a decent price. The staff is fantastic and very attentive to your needs. I'd highly recommend it to anyone, not your typical tourist place and...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 10 February 2013

We really enjoyed our two meals here. The staff were wonderful. Food was great. Loved the Brave Potatoes! I wanted to lick the bowl. Sangria was served to everyone as an aperitif. Atmosphere was average.

1  Thank sydsnoise
Reviewed 17 January 2013

I know its a bold statement, but during my time in Monteverde, this was the best dinner we had. I will warn you, when you are driving there or taking a cab, don't be alarmed as you head down this little road to the middle...More

1  Thank BBmtl2012
Reviewed 2 January 2013

This is wonderful rustic restaurant. The food was delicious and the staff was very friendly. We met people who ate here the night prior to us and the waiter remembered our friends. He wished he knew they were there on their honeymoon. Great place and...More

Thank stacybz
Reviewed 13 October 2012

We ate paella and patatas bravas...the sauce that came with the potatoes was not a traditional brava sauce...just garlic mayo, so that was a bit disappointing. The rice in the paella was really undercooked, which was a shame because the flavours were fantastic.

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canitas | Gps: N 10, 19.716 - W 084, 50.344, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
This is an amazing local place run by a couple from Spain. Specializes in Sangria and Paellas.
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