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Altamira Restaurant

| Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
(506) 2479-1600
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great food, very clean, quiet setting with a great view, and friendly staff. Best food we have had since we've been here!

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kaarst
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Nice menue with a mix of local and international dishes reaching a very good quality in a nice seating. Excellent service, nice choice of wines.

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our server taught us this spanish word--riquisimo!! My husband and I both said it over and over again. This restaurant at our hotel provided the best authentic Costa Rican cuisine!!

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place is just great! We had a ton of fun here. The staff is great and the acoustic music was fantastic as well. You cannot beat the atmosphere of this place and food is awesome. My daughter is a bit of a salmon fanatic and she dubbed this as "the best salmon" she's ever had. The filet here was... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My wife and I just got back from a week at Nayara, the hotel where Altamira is located. I got to be honest and say that we ate breakfast and dinner here every day. I'll admit, that sounds a little crazy, but I can easily recommend the same to anyone else who visits Nayara. The dinner menu is great; a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The food here was absolutely incredible and the service fun and engaging. We loved it so much we came back the next night! The atmosphere is lovely. There's live music, but not loud at all. From appetizers to desserts, every bite of the meal was fantastic. And the staff were some of the nicest, most attentive people ever! I can't... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We dined here relatively early and had perfect seating right in front of the volcano. The atmosphere is beautiful, and the typico plates were with a little 'twist' in a good way. Drinks were pretty average. I would recommend to others visiting the area who want a nicer dinner out.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My husband and I are in Costa Rica for our honeymoon and wanted to celebrate our last nice in La Fortuna before moving on to Guanacaste. We looked up restaurants on TA and saw that Altamira Restaurant at the Arenal Nayara Hotel was well reviewed. We drove from our hotel (Royal Corin). It was a short and easy drive. There... More

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Miami, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

This place lives up to the reviews, my wife and I were honeymooning and decided we wanted to treat ourselves to a romantic dinner , The ambience was perfect and the staff was first class. The lighting was dim, and there is a great acoustic guitarist doing soft instrumental covers of classics like Hotel California and Don't Stop Believing, this... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The absolute best food my husband and I have ever tasted. We stayed at the Nayara with the Romance Package so 3 course dinners were included and then of course breakfast. I loves the local costa rican food for breakfast, it was great! The dinner was breath taking it was so good. WE had the best service there. Luis, Pepe,... More

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