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Vaca Muca Restaurante, Bar & Lounge

2 km al Oeste de la Iglesia Catolica, rumbo al Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
24-79-91-86
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Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood, Costa Rican, Continental, International
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
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English first
São Paulo, Brasil
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The food its poor for the price. The waitress of my table was in an bad mood, quite unpolished. The Restaurante Paladar is much better.

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

we stopped in for some "Imperaials" and quick bite. Beers were so cold and delicious! Nachos tastey!

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

Was there tonight with my friend. Really enjoyed the food.. so tasteful. The service is excellent and the ambiance is nice. Overall I would recommand this place to everyone.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This was, probably, the best food in La Fortuna. This restaurant serves local as well as some fusion food. The wines are very good. When you are there, order the whole fried fish, and ask to take bones out. So fish will come as a whole piece, but without bones. Amazing. Restaurant wines are good and not too expensive, unlike... More

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

A nice find in the toursity area. All items on the menu sounded great. The wait staff was extremely helpful. Ambiance was nice and simple. Our table - great. All dishes are small but there's enough to share amongst two people. The desserts are to die for.

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Pismo Beach, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We didn't actually eat at Vaca Muca. However, we explored the butterfly garden next to it, which appears to be run by the owner of the Vaca Muca. I was impressed with the number of butterflies in this roadside exhibit.

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

Vaca Muca food is yummy, I'm a San Francisco foodie and this place hit the spot for my friends and I. A fusion type of cuisine that balances local flavors with cosmopolitan culture. Owner Alonzo is an excellent host and made the night super fun with his bright smile, special drinks, and had us pick out tunes to make our... More

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RestauranteVACAMUCA, General Manager at Vaca Muca Restaurante, Bar & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Aisha: We appreciate your feedback. At Vaca Muca we strive to deliver personal and professional service and the best of our local dishes and international cuisine. Travelers like you have come a looong way and we can only do our best to help you have a most pleasant vacation, and good memories from your trip to paradise. At the... More

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