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Los Lagos restaurant

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San Gerardo de Dota, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
740-1009
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Food and Abundant Kindness

After reading "Ani from Oregon's" review we feel that we had almost identical experiences. The valley known as San Gerardo de Dota IS a lovely Garden of Eden and although we only spent the nights there we at all of our breakfast and dinner meals at Los Lagos. Paulina was also like our mother and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
peter & mary s
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

After reading "Ani from Oregon's" review we feel that we had almost identical experiences. The valley known as San Gerardo de Dota IS a lovely Garden of Eden and although we only spent the nights there we at all of our breakfast and dinner meals at Los Lagos. Paulina was also like our mother and her daughter Gerardina and other... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The trout our kids fished themselves in their little pond was quickly fried - served with French fries... Not tasteful at all and more expensive than other lunches we had in the region - maybe the cook was on vacation ?

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San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has the best Trout in the area. Prepared fresh daily. The value of the meals are exceptional. Doña Chinchilla, the owner is warm and friendly and works hard in the kitchen everyday. That says a lot because she oversees all the food preparation. The trout ponds are close by so you can see the fish and how the... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We spent two weeks in the lovely "Garden of Eden-like" valley known as San Gerardo de Dota and ate most of our dinners here at Los Lagos. Paulina was like our mother, so kind and sweet. Her son, Mario, was the friendly chef on the weekends. We ate the trout every day because they raised them in their ponds. It... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Wanting a variety of dining options in San Gerardo de Dota, we pulled into this restuarant and were met by the owner. She was the only employee that day and we were her only guests. She suggested a "family style" meal since there were 4 of us and we agreed. We had the fried Cheese and French Fries for an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Gerardo de Dota, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Gerardo de Dota
  • Phone Number: 740-1009

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Costa Rican

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