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Steak House el Tobogan

De la iglesia de la Fortuna 800 oeste, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
2479-8420
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Central American
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 1/4 Novillo Tenderloin Steak House el Tobogán is a family restaurant Characterized by specialty meat originating in the area offering: Tenderloin, T-bon Steak Churrasco steak and a reasonable price, having a menu for different tastes: salads, rice, chicken, seafood, burgers and sandwiches and vegetarian food as well! . why the name Tobogán ? , Because you will find a large slide = Tobogán with a large pissina restaurant that is part of !...
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

After a long hike to El Choro, I somewhat had this vision of what a perfect steak dinner would be. In my mind I had pictured a large salt encrusted baked potato, sour cream and chives. With that a juicy tender Argentina fillet and a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon. Maybe I set my self up for a disappointment but this... More

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North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My husband and I ate here with our college aged children. The steaks were juicy and not overcooked. I had a salad with grilled chicken which was large and I couldn't finish it. Our server, Mauricio was so nice and the service was great. A very enjoyable lunch.

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Mauricio A, Propietario at Steak House el Tobogan, responded to this review

my friends many thanks for your comments !!!, We are very happy to know that you and your beautiful family enjoyed lunch here in the steak house el Tobogan ! Saludes : Mauricio Antonio ... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Meat was great, but stay away from everything else!!!!. I was even charged for the bread. The spaghetti was terrible and eventhough I was offered and charged Jumbo Shrimp I received 2 pinky shrimp on my plate. After questioning the waiter his only explanaition was that they had some trouble with the providers but still charged for Jumbo . Simply... More

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Mauricio A, Propietario at Steak House el Tobogan, responded to this review
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Estimado Jairo con mucho respeto me dirijo a su valiosa e importantísima opinión , lo cual yo le brinde el... More

Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Best steaks we've ever had! Perfect local food & friendly service in a casual covered outdoor dining experience at a fair price. Will return whenever we come back to the La Fortuna area!

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Mauricio A, Propietario at Steak House el Tobogan, responded to this review

Dear friends, many thanks for your opinion! it is very important to us, our sincere thanks !!! More

Hong Kong, China
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This place was highly recommended by my travel agent, so we decided to give it a try. Food was great especially the steak. It wasn't the typical thick cut which we usually had, but it was really tasty, probably because the meat was fresh. Very friendly price.

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Georgetown, Texas
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207 reviews 207 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My wife and happened upon the Tobogan as were leaving the La Fortuna area and had a fantastic breakfast. We had been staying at the Tabacon Spa and were not interested in having another expensive breakfast. After subsequently reading these reviews, I'm sorry we did not venture down for dinner. Breakfast had a distinctive costa Rican flare while I had... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

If you are staying in La Fortuna, and want some delicious (and very inexpensive food) off the property of your resort, seek out El Tobogan! It's an unassuming outdoor steakhouse sitting next to a public pool with a giant, curving "water slide" (el Tobogan). They prepare excellent, juicy steaks. A really fun local spot!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

the steaks we enjoyed at this restaurant were FANTASTIC! From the road, this place doesnt look like it has much to offer but the meat was so fresh and tender, something that is hard to come by in the US.

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Mauricio A, Propietario at Steak House el Tobogan, responded to this review

my sincere thanks for your visit and your comment is very important !!! Att: Steak House el Tobogan More

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We enjoyed our visits to this restaurant very much. The food was very delicious and authentic. The service was very friendly and helpful. Not one of the cheap places but worth every dollar. Therefore, it was not by accident that we returned to it the next night.

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Mauricio A, Propietario at Steak House el Tobogan, responded to this review

My dear gentlemen, thank you very much for your important comment , is a pleasure to do the best for you !!! More

Newport, Rhode Island
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

We just happened to stop at this place on a whim after a long day of activitys and oh my, what a great steak and the service was fast and attentive. If ypir in the area and like steak it's a must.

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