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All 88 La Fortuna de San Carlos Restaurants

Benedictus Steak House

La Palma de la Fortuna de San Carlos | frente de Hotel Volcano Lodge, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1912
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Description: Benedictus is settle in a volcano slope with a unique view to the valley of La Palma de la Fortuna and Monterrey.The restaurant its a beautiful wood building surrounded by pasture land and primary forest overlooking the valley.The lamb, cattle, pork and chicken we serve are breaded free range in the farm and we bring the vegetables from Tapezco a little town two hours away from Fortuna, where Mr. Juan Jose Paniagua, a Pioner in the organic agriculture in Costa Rica, produce the best organic vegetables. We are 800 metros away of the main road that link La Fortuna with the Arenal Lake. The gate its just in Front of the Volcano Lodge Hotel.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We read all of the great reviews and this is what sent us to this restaurant. We were staying at The Volcano Lodge and Springs which was so close to the Benedictus Steak House. To be perfectly honest, every great restaurant can have a bad day and we hit the bad day! We were the only guests in the restaurant... More

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Key Largo, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was an adventure to get to and a little hard to find but well worth the climb up the one way track to the top of the hill!! Food was some of the best we had during our trip and all organic. Great service and cozy atmosphere made for a very nice night out.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Decided to eat here after reading good reviews. Just as people stated the restaurant has amazing food! I got fish and the BF got steak we loved both dishes. The house that the restaurant is located in is really cute!! and it has a great view. Only got to see the night view which was cool! and I bet it... More

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El Castillo, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The location is beautiful, the staff are friendly and helpful, and our steak and lamb came perfectly cooked and in generous portions. I highly recommend it.

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I'm sorry to say but it's been several years since we ate there and I promised to write a review. Here it is. My son still talks about it being one of the best steaks he had eaten. It was a beautiful evening when we ate there and we were treated like family. We will visit again when we return... More

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CLEARWATER
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went horseback riding earlier in the day and the tour stopped here for fresh homemade tortillas and fresh homemade cheese, so we decided to go back for dinner. The staff was very welcoming and made room in an almost full restaurant for our party of five. Everything was delicious, from the bread to the lamb to the ribeye and... More

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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had read about this place on TA. Honestly, our plans changed and we ended up eating a late Lunch here instead of Dinner. I am so glad because it gets soo Dark in Costa Rica - and you would miss the view! The road getting here is a little "sketchy & backwoods"...but, oh is it worth it! The view... More

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Porto, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After one week In Costa Rica we had our best dinning experience at Benedictus restaurant at Arenal, La Fortuna. The first dinner we had a wonderful fish soup. The food and the service were so good that we returned a second night to try the delicious meat, churrasco and Rib eye.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After having taken the horseback riding tour on the farm where this restaurant was located we decided we had to come back to the restaurant for dinner. The long bumpy road up to the restaurant was no surprise as we had been in the area on horseback earlier in the day. The organic grass fed meats were top quality and... More

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New York City, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Organic restaurant. Delicious. Grow everything on their ranch. Steak was delicious. Home made bread superb. You will enjoy the meal

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