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Lava Lounge Bar & Grill

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
(506) 2479.7365
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Drinks, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great nachos and batidas!

Highly recommend the nachos and the batidas. Live music is a plus as well! Can't wait to visit again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
jjotita73
via mobile
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

Highly recommend the nachos and the batidas. Live music is a plus as well! Can't wait to visit again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is more an american restaurant that local, but it is good, prices are a bit hight, pizzas are great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great service. Good food. Drinks were well made. Live music. About the only place open at night for a good time. Good times!

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Walnut, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nachos were good, food is pretty good but it def. has tourist prices, a bit more than the smaller local spots. However, the place is very nice, cool decor, clean, and friendly staff. I loved how they were very open to local dogs coming in! The atmosphere is good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Food expensive, nothing special, no credit cards. Ambience was fine, but nothing remarkable about the food or service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stopped in for a quick lunch. We were both in the mood for burgers after lots of Costa Rican food. The burger was decent and the beer was cold. Looks like a fun place to hang at night!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We each had the Arroz con pollo and some drinks. Neither disappointed. This place is definitely catering to more U.S clientele but the flavors were good and it's a cool place to stop and have a drink. The bar itself is interesting and the owner runs a dog rescue that you can give to on your bill. I would recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Good place to eat. Portion were very generous. Service was better than average. Open air and was very crowded, which is a good sign..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I ordered the Thai Chicken pizza and it was awful; one quarter of the pizza was soggy and wet (for some reason there was water under that slice) and the whole thing just tasted bland (something neither pizza nor Thai food should be). Plus, I had one green cocktail that was way too sweet. Go here for the dogs and...... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Relaxed place to hang out and have a drink. Went a couple of times while in La Fortuna. Had the Yucca appetizer which was tasty. A people watching place

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Additional Information about Lava Lounge Bar & Grill

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
Cuisine: Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 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) 2479.7365

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?