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Soda Viquez

Calle 1 | Av Arenal, 150 meters south of the Catholic Church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7133
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“casado” (395 reviews)
“rice pudding” (89 reviews)
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Latin, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle 1 | Av Arenal, 150 meters south of the Catholic Church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant was also recommended to us by our taxi driver and we made sure to check it out. We were warmly welcomed and personally thanked several times for visiting. Generous portions are served promptly and the smoothies are delicious and refreshing. Happy to have...More

Thank Donalyn B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our driver recommended a soda place to try a typical Costa Rican meal called casados. It usually comes with rice beans salad plantains with a choice of meat. The drinks were excellent and not your typical Anerican taste of lemonade or ice tea. My husband...More

Thank Phuong H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local food at non-tourist prices. Helpful staff. Located in the center of the town. Fed our family of 6 for about $30-35 for dinner and no one left hungry!

Thank jscanlo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here 2 nights in a row due to how lovely we found the place. The food is super tasty and incredibly cheap, the staff are super friendly, providing free tapitas of garlic bread to start and rice pudding to finish, though you likely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was really good and the portion sizes were great!! The prices were very reasonable as well. The staff was so friendly and super incredible with making sure we knew what things were on the menu!! Highly recommend!

Thank elizabethmwillis
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I came here after a long travel day and boy were we impressed! We got a simple burger and fries and it was delicious. Reminded me of a homemade burger. It was simple, but delicious! We also ordered the coconut and pineapple...More

Thank Adrienne D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked into town from our hotel for Soda Viquez because of local recommendations. We were warmly welcomed and served bountiful and delicious food. The owners go out of their way to take care of you and the food was great. I highly recommend if...More

Thank ACAW7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Tabacón, which is beautiful but too stuffy/fancy for our taste. We wanted a more authentic Arenal experience and fortunately our taxi driver recommended Soda Viquez. Honestly, it beat the luxury restaurant at the resort. My husband and I split the avocado salad...More

Thank MorseSamantha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Fortuna dining at some places can be $14-$20 depending on where you go. We tried this soda during lunch and it was surprisingly delicious yet inexpensive. I highly recommend the beef mexican nachos as an appetizer. I suggest this place for authentic Costa Rican...More

Thank sonyah704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice while in La Fortuna. Both times were great - the food seemed quite fresh and was very tasty. We ordered chicken casadas and the amount of food for the money was excellent. Mary was our waitress and we REALLY enjoyed her...More

Thank Vexter1
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Melissa M
30 April 2018|
Response from Rita H | Reviewed this property |
You have the vegetarian "casado" and the rice with vegetables. Don't know if fits the vegan option...
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Luis R
5 December 2017|
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Response from Gwen d | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but I had dinner there late one night, around 9:30 pm and they where still open. And they also serve breakfast. So my guess would be all day every day
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Erick C
13 July 2017|
Response from Dave610Jones | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't speak Spanish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 1 | Av Arenal, 150 meters south of the Catholic Church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 7133
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