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Soda Dona Marlen

| 200 meters from Montaña Savegre Hotel, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
+506 2740 1059
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“trout” (7 reviews)
“dona” (2 reviews)
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Costa Rican, South American
| 200 meters from Montaña Savegre Hotel, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We were going horseriding at the stables nearby and wanted a light lunch. The Soda Dona Marlen was just what we were looking for. They prepared excellent freshly made sandwiches along with a portion of french fries if required along with coffee and/or soft drinks....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank sunseeker2020
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Very friendly ambiance. and lovely food. Great for lunch, with a sunny view of the steep wooded hillside of the valley.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Virginia Monk D
Reviewed 21 January 2018

The staff person was very pleasant and worked to understand our limited Spanish. (Her English was better than out Spanish). We had simple typical meals that were "ok". A nice place to eat with a great view. Ask about the morning Quetzal tours.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Tom D
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant. A nice break from some of the expensive hotel restaurants. The restaurant is up a little hill and the dining room has great views of the valley. All sorts of birds flew by as we enjoyed a delicious traditional Costa Rican meal....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Nickgfromdc
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Just down the road from Trogan Lodge- basic trout and chips lunch. Bit overpriced for a soda but there is a captive market.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Epmj
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Decent food in a Costa Rican home. You have to walk up the steps to find the restuarant bit. They serve typical Costa Rican food with an emphasis on trout which is bred on a neaby trout farm. Cheaper and more authentic than some of...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank ki_holland23
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Best local food. Best service! Even do there are restaurants at the hotels we use to be, we always have breakfast, lunch and dinner at this cozy place. Best around!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Helder A M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A new bed and breakfast, unique with a superb view on the mountains.everything is new and very clean and Marlen, the owner is really nice, we loved as well her cooking. She works also like growing flowers, so we were surrounded by flowers. One of...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank karinetorrecilla
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Super experience with Raoul during bird watching including Quetzal sighting and subsequent lunch at his wife's restaurant eating delicious trout.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 578felixr
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The meal choices were of local cuisine. Prepared by the local family. The food was very good..especially the trout. We ate breakfast and dinner there. Very pleasant atmosphere. Very friendly. English was spoken. A little gift shop also. Menu in English and Spanish and in...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank cgriffit
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Costa Rican, South American
Breakfast, Lunch
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  • Address: | 200 meters from Montaña Savegre Hotel, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Gerardo de Dota
  • Phone Number: +506 2740 1059
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