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Adventure Dining

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1 Pura Vida Gardens Drive, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 8352 9419
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Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: If you enjoy spectacular view in a romantic setting, this is your place...
If you enjoy spectacular view in a romantic setting, this is your place. Located in the heart of Pura Vida Gardens, you will dine at sunset overlooking CR's tallest waterfall and miles of gulf coastline. The views are breathtaking. All inclusive. Roundtrip transportation, entrance into the gardens, unlimited coctails (premium liquors) fabulous dinner, desert and a surprise plus music for your listening or dancing pleasure. American owned and operated. Don't miss this...."The dining experience of your lifetime."
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
We felt like royalty!!

WOW! We visited in June and this is a MUST DO. the driver picked up our group of 6 and gave us a fun and very information filled ride. We were meet with beverages by a very nice lady. After strolling around we went down for dinner. The appetizers were AWESOME. Dinner was well worth it and desert... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
Mommy166
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Littleton, Colorado
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Littleton, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

WOW! We visited in June and this is a MUST DO. the driver picked up our group of 6 and gave us a fun and very information filled ride. We were meet with beverages by a very nice lady. After strolling around we went down for dinner. The appetizers were AWESOME. Dinner was well worth it and desert was just... More 

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Beautiful place, love watching the sunset, while having a view of waterfall. Great food and drinks! Staff was vey helpful.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Our evening started when our driver picked us up our our rented home. The drive started the adventure. Once we arrived, we had a welcome cocktail and then ventured out into the beautiful gardens. This was absolutely breathtaking. All of our food was fabulous and presented very well. The view from the open air pavilion was maybe the best view... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a wonderful time in Costa Rica but one of my favorite highlights was our evening at Adventure Dining!The grounds are just beautiful! The atmosphere was unbelievable. And the dinner was first class. Dave and Cindy were such wonderful hosts. They treat everyone like family and are dedicated to make your evening one you will not forget! I look... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

May be the most beautiful setting we have ever experienced! Our family saved this outing for our last evening, and it was absolutely capstone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Dave and Cindy, we had a wonderful time at Adventure Dining! The view was breathtaking and the whole dining experience will be one we will always remember. We've already shared with family and friends the view of the waterfall, landscaped grounds, gift shop, food, dancing, fireworks and let's not forget Mika, your sweet lab! Thank you so much for everything.... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Dave & Cindy put on a top notch experience. Fun for the whole group we look forward to another trip to visit adventure dining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

My family and I visited Adventure Dining while on vacation. My Family enjoyed the beautiful botanical gardens before our dinner. Being from Texas, USA, we love to be able to see new gardens and lush rainforest. Unfortunately we visited during some rainfall and we were not able to view very many of the wonderful birds that reside in the gardens.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Your experience starts with a greeting by the owner Dave, and Mika the chocolate lab. Grab a drink and wander around (60+?) acres of tropical rainforest, with paved, wide walking paths, spectacular views and lush plants. Was raining when we visited, so the birds did not visit, but there was so much to see. You can walk a little or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

With a name like Adventure Dining, the expectations were high. Our family of 4 got picked up at our rental condo and headed out on quite a wild ride up the mountain. Once we arrived, we toured the Pura Vida Gardens. Absolutely beautiful with breathtaking views. The owners Dave and Cindy are fantastic hosts. (We also loved their happy dog... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Pura Vida Gardens Drive, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 8352 9419

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 95 - 115
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

If you enjoy spectacular view in a romantic setting, this is your place. Located in the heart of Pura Vida Gardens, you will dine at sunset overlooking CR's tallest waterfall and miles of gulf coastline. The views are breathtaking. All inclusive. Roundtrip transportation, entrance into the gardens, unlimited coctails (premium liquors) fabulous dinner, desert and a surprise plus music for your listening or dancing pleasure. American owned and operated. Don't miss this...."The dining experience of your lifetime."

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