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Chancho de Pata

Opposite Don Rufino, and the gas station, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Cuisines: Costa Rican
Most recent review
- Mar 20, 2013
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

My family and I stayed in the Arenal area for a couple of nights and had our fill of resort food and expensive restaurants specifically targeted at tourists. On our last night (Tue, around 9pm) we were looking for something a little less gaudy and glamorous and stumbled across this place. It was perfect - they were accommodating on tweaking... More

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Our friendly cab driver suggested we try this "Soda" when we asked him what he thought were the three best restaurants in Fortuna. We LOVED this place. After 10 days in CR, we'd eaten at many sodas, but this one was by far the best: the ample plate included rice and beans, maduro (fried plaintain), homemade tortilla, a flavorful potato/pepper/onion... More

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

What am amazing restaurant. It's right across from don rufinos which is highly overpriced. Chancho has an amazing casada dish for $4.50. Their yucca and patacones are amazing. Try their guyabana drink-outa this world. The service is impeccable and they are clean and polite. We went there several times and its just real good fresh quality food at decent prices.

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