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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“casado” (57 reviews)
“chicken” (29 reviews)
“fajitas” (14 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 2 days ago via mobile

We have no idea what was happening with our waiter that day but the service was absolutely terrible, he was very rude and condescending we had to leave, we ended up eating elsewhere and that experience was excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank leeboilives
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here every evening of our stay in Monteverde. Not packed with tables, so relaxed dining. Friendly people. Good choice of food and excellent price / quality.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bossini
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Reasonable prices, really good food. My favorite place so far in Monteverde. Try the Casado for an authentic experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and great service. We were so happy with our meal. Definitely recommend. If you’re looking for a great mix between local and American this is the spot!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Vanessa V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoy this restaurant and have eaten here on three trips to Santa Elena. The food and service are very good. It is reasonably priced for the quality and quantity of food and the good service. I especially like the sea bass with shrimp....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mizzou_Engineer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. Quick service despite being busy and very good local food. Lunch party of 7 enjoyed their meals.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 968jaswinderd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at this place during our stay in December 2018. The food and service are excellent and prices moderate. The ambiance is great as well and is located on the main street of the town

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 622shankark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marginal food + horrible service = go elsewhere We arrived early, sat 4:30 (before it got busy). It took forever to have our order taken, despite there being only five other tables. The guacamole and chips and drinks were very slow in coming. The margarita...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MCalcote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy restaurant with excellent service and food options for everyone! We had grandmothers chicken Casado (deelish), fajitas ( huge portion), pork chop and arroz.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LeeSCalgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When it goes on local food, there not many places to go in town. A plate of rice, with fried plantain, eggs and black beans, with a local coffee beer on top: this is it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chico_5805
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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