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Rosi's Soda Tica

Rosi's Soda Tica

Destination: Nosara

When you hear root reggae blasting on the stereo, fruit in the blender, and fresh fish sizzling on pans, you'll find Rosi Prado Prado dancing in her kitchen, ready to show you the best of Rosi's Soda Tica.

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Once you taste Rosi's cooking, you'll understand why there's always a steady flow of people dining at her soda. She's not messing around when it comes to jazzing up simple ingredients; fresh fish rubbed with herbs, black beans flavored with red bell pepper, cilantro and celery, and white rice mixed with onions.

But before any zesty beans or homemade green salsa take over your palate, drink a fresh fruit smoothie, $1.80, blended with papaya, banana and pineapple. Let the sweetness soak into your tongue as you watch Rosi shake her hips around in the kitchen, adding her funky flare to your fish filet casado, $6, with steamed veggies, a mini-mountain of onion-flavored rice, and seasoned beans. And make sure you smile on the way out — you'll be seeing her around.

Ambiance

It doesn't take much looking to find Rosi dancing around to her favorite reggae songs, since she's got her bright pink chairs and checkerboard tablecloths right on Via Guiones Street.

Service

Rosi and her smiling staff laugh with each other behind the counter, adding to the carefreeness you'll feel when you stop in.

Price

Entrees $4-$6

Hours

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Mon. – Sat.

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