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Tico y Rico Monteverde

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Main Street | Diagonal Of The Municipality, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5204
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“casado” (54 reviews)
“chicken” (27 reviews)
“fajitas” (12 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main Street | Diagonal Of The Municipality, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. Busy or slow the service and food is always good. Ready for our next visit in October.

Thank Karissa D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant in a great hurry as we only had an hour before we were due to be collected and taken back to our hotel. We explained this to our waiter and the staff went out of their way to make sure we...More

Thank Deryn H
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Tico y Rico provides the authentic Costarican food experience!! Their portion is humongous, the staff is friendly and the restaurant decoration is beautiful. I highly recommend a visit!

Thank nakaminhu
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Amazing local food and the staff was so friendly to us! We went twice because we liked it so much. We had a casado and an amazing brownie.

Thank Pauline G
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner and decided to both have the sea bass with avocado and the other with coconut shrimp as it sounded intriguing. Both sauces were very thick and the avocado sea bass was way too salty. The yuca and fries were well fried,...More

Thank mobleytropical
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

our hotel manager suggested this restaurant to us. Turns out it is very popular, because there were plenty other tourist coming here all night long. They serve local cuisine and some foreign dishes as well. The waiter was very attentative. The prices were decent.

Thank andxp
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Casados (the married man’s meal) were awesome here! We got pork ribs and grandmothers chicken and ate to our hearts content. Cute charm inside too in the middle of downtown Santa Elena.

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We split grandmothers chicken with the casados and it was sooo good!! The price was very good as well. We split the dish plus had one beer and the total was only around $10. We loved it. Chicken was flavored well and it was falling...More

Thank md9333
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We walked by one evening and decided to try Tico y Rico for dinner and were not disappointed. The staff are excellent, the choices are many and the prices are right. We had typical Costa Rican dinner choices and both were excellent, as usual with...More

Thank nroe
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Typical Casados and Costa Rican dishes for decent prices. In the center of town, close to most of the hostels and touristy area.

Thank Janet G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Diagonal Of The Municipality, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5204
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We are located in the heart of Monteverde , Santa Elena down town, right on the wide bricked main street. We focus on serving typical dishes, including the Costa Rican famous casados We give each customer a real typical experience, great taste, spices and flavors. We also serve pastas, meats, seafood at an excellent price.
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