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150 m West to the Church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9819
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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    Very good
  • 56
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  • 26
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  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wow, what a change from the old Las Brasitas, a taste sensation not to be missed.

Approximately 1 1/2 years ago I went to Las Brasitas only to be disappointed by the quality of the food. Since then they have changed their Chef, the owner is there overseeing everything and I can truly say this place has changed. I had the filet wrapped in bacon and I can say it was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
jdbroderick
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Approximately 1 1/2 years ago I went to Las Brasitas only to be disappointed by the quality of the food. Since then they have changed their Chef, the owner is there overseeing everything and I can truly say this place has changed. I had the filet wrapped in bacon and I can say it was very tender and full of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner tonite at Las Brasitas with my fiancé. I came here once 7 years ago during a previous visit to Costa Rica, and it is still as excellent as ever. We shared a chicken quesadilla as an app, and for our entree we split a polla a la leña las Brasitas, which is a whole slow roasted chicken served... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

100% recommended! Located walking distance to downtown la Fortuna, offers a great variety of food and good prices for the value. I definitely will visit again!

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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It is a nice place near fortuna downtown, the service is outstanding. The issue here were the price quality on the menu. Prices are secundary when it comes with amazing food, but it was'nt the case.You can get the same dish with same quality on any other steakhouse at almost half of the price.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Overall the quality of food and drinks was very good. We had mixed fruit juices, vegetarian Casado and vegetarian Fajitas. All seemed fresh and nicely flavored. We have two year old daughter who also ate part of our food. Bottom line, no frill simple restaurant with good food and service

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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107 reviews 107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The price is good, but the service is not that good. Also, the food was just OK. There are better places in La Fortuna to eat...

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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is a great spot and the waiters are very helpful. Fresh rotisserie chicken is the specialty and it is good! We got one to share for 3 people. The nachos are delicious! Luis is a great waiter! Ask for a cold Pilsen or his famous Mohito.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The food arrived quickly and was really wholesome. Reasonable value and very clean. Free Wifi also. Our waiter was Greivin who was very attentive.

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New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The kids really wanted Mexican food, and this was the only option in la fortuna .... which is why we ended up here despite the bad reviews. Those bad reviews were well deserved. The prices are high, portions small, and quality poor. I can't believe I paid more for a burrito here ($12) than back home in New York, and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place was recommended to us by a tour company we went on. It took us an hour from sitting down to getting our food...way too long. The food was very good and tasty but it was expensive (compared to other local restaurants) and the portions were much smaller. It was good but we would not go back there...mostly because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 m West to the Church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9819
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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