The word soda in Spanish and English means soda. So I assume like the American versions of soda shops
the Costa Rican soda shops are basically the same. The sodas we ate in in Jaco looked like a concession stand or a cafeteria. The served local traditional Costa Rican food, the casado. Casado means ‘marriage’ and in this sense plates are a marriage of different tastes and colors.
Custard, eggs, chop, cheese, steak, chicken, meat in sauce. The bottom I think means rice with meat, chicken, cheese, or sausage. Desayuno tells us this is the breakfast menu.