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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
(506) 2479.7365
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed the drinks, food, and atmosphere here! It is a lively crowd and a good mix of locals & tourists. We had the arroz con pollo, so good and a wrap. Food was fresh and service was great!

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Raymond, Maine, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Ceviche is very good. Also had a chicken wrap that was tasty. Owner was very nice. Cute place and if you sit by the sidewalk great place to people watch

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Crestview, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The wife absolutely loves the ceviche here, so upon our return we had to make this one of our first stops. Service is good, drinks come a little slow, but that just seems to be the way it is here in Costa Rica. Pura Vida. One thing we love about this place is the dogs. Apparently the owner is a... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We really had a great time at Lava Lounge. We came for drinks and some snacks but my husband ordered the sea bass because it sounded great on the menu and it absolutely delivered. We had very good drinks at prices that were way better then our resort and our waiter called us a cab which was waiting for us... More 

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London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The staff here are lovely and friendly. The food is amazing and we came here twice in 2 days because it was so good. The set up is fantastic and really lights up in the evening!

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Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I went here 2 nights ago. after being in town for a few days already we had noticed this was one of the most popular places to eat. We read the average reviews and still went for it. Worst decision out of our 9 days in Costa rica. Driving or walking by it looks great, cool atmopshere,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We visited Restaurante Lava Lounge at ‏, 142Fortuna Central Main Road (25 meters west from the Catholic Church) in La Fortuna for lunch on Sunday Dec 28th 2015. We had spent the morning travelling to and exploring La Fortuna and needed somewhere to stop for a break. I had found the restaurante on the web and while the atmosphere was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Went there for dinner one night, very cool restaurant with friendly staff. Had the fajita and it was awesome. They also have donation boxes and tshirts to purchase with proceeds going towards street dogs, which was really cool!

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Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went there to have dinner and the food was really good and they have reasonable prices. But it was aloooot of people and they mixed up my food, which really didn't mattered cause the food was great anyway. Loved the music and the atmosphere!

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was a great breakfast for the money. They only serve pancakes, a breakfast burrito and a quesadilla but they were tasty and served quickly. Great decor too!

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Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 2479.7365
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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