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Lava Lounge Bar & Grill

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
(506) 2479.7365
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Forth visit to Lava Lounge in 12 months. Previous visits ok but nothing to rant nor rave about. Tonight we took some local amigos for a birthday dinner. Food was good (average) but there was a complete lack of service. The waiter did not come back to check if everything was ok (we had to waive him down with a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had dinner here, the prices were slightly higher than the surrounding eateries, but food was nice. I ordered the stacked nachos with chicken, it was fully loaded and I could not finish it. Along with this I had a delicious jug of sangria and numerous ciprianis. Good drinks.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My family and I visited for lunch today and had a mixed experience. The restaurant is very casual with an open air set up, distinct from the other options in town. We ordered a couple of wraps, cheeseburger, and a pasta with noodles. The prices were more than you would pay at a soda, but not out of line with... More

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went simple, arroz con pollo and had this amazing plate of delicious food. This was the best part of our trip to La Fortuna

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San Jose
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26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

In our way to Rancho Margot, we stopped to eat at La Fortuna at Lava Lounge. I have to say it's a little expensive (each main dish costs about $10-15) however it is worthy the pay. I ordered a fish wrap (Burrito El Pescado), which is a breaded fish filet with lettuce, tomato, avocado and a home made tartar sauce... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was the most happening restaurant in La Fortuna during our 3 night stay last week. Great food and good drinks - friendly staff and a really fun vibe. We ended up eating here twice - once for dinner and the next day for lunch (we were so exhausted from our hike, we didn't want to risk trying anything else!).... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Ate here the first night...food was good, not great. Came back the next night just to hang out with friends and have a drink or two.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Lava Lounge was a great visit while in Costa Rica. Loved the laid back atmosphere and the locals were friendly. Staff was friendly as well and even brought our hotel key card to our taxi after we had dropped it! :) Hope to be back in the future.

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Samara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

They do nachos the way nachos are supposed to be made. Lots of cheese on top and in between. Lots of chicken as well. Would definitely go back and recommend. Plus the view of the volcano is great! We only had lunch but we hear that the night scene is pretty good, with live music and lots of lively action!

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

For days our incredible ElderTreks tour leader Ollie Quiros talked about a restaurant where we could get fantastic nachos and, finally, we got there for lunch and ordered several orders of nachos for our small group. Wow! These nachos were unique and truly terrific. All of the other dishes were also gobbled up by everyone. This place has a great... More

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