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Adventure Dining

1 Pura Vida Gardens Drive, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 8352 9419
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Ranked #5 of 93 restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $95 - $115
Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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, & dessert followed by dancing or listening to your favorite music . American owned and operated. Don't miss this...."The dining experience of your lifetime."
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Jaco, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The walking paths through the gardens is a spectacular. There are a wide variety of tropical plants and flowers. There are red macaws and toucans flying through the trees. The waterfalls is a beautiful sight. Also, the view of the pacific ocean is excellent. The hosts are very friendly. The service was very good. The food was only average, but... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Our family vacation in Costa Rica was celebrated to a spectacular ending at Adventure Dining where we enjoyed not only a fabulous meal but gracious hosts, and the most breath taking views Costa Rica has to offer, lavish gardens, waterfalls, set in a rainforest and complete ocean views - like out of the movies, but even better!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My Girlfriend and I, with her brother and his wife, were in Jaco for two weeks vacation and as one of our special tours we went to adventure Dining for Valentine's Day. There was a little misunderstanding with the timing and reason for the start time. But once we arrived Cindy and Dave were more than gracious and allowed us... More

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Palm Desert
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at Adventure Dining along with 20 close friends and family. It was one of the most beautiful, memorable, and fun evenings of my life. We have enjoyed Adventure Dining on many occasions in the past - it never fails to impress us because it is an absolutely magical place. The food... More

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Benidorm, Spain
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The botanic gardens and views over the jungle and towards the beach are a must too see. Food was good and the hosts very nice. It is totally worth the money ($105 per person). This gem is a once in a lifetime experience. They also have an open bar so you just help yourself. Highly recommended.

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Derby England
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

After trekking to the waterfall (very hard work) we stumbled across this trip. We were collected from the hotel in an air conditioned mini bus and taken to the gardens late afternoon to wander around, admire the stunning vistas, and watch the sun slowly setting. We were then taken by our lovely hosts for dinner, all cooked and served on... More

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Holly, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This dining adventure was an awesome experience. The garden walk and beautiful views are well worth the travel time. David and Cindy, the host and hostess, are wonderful people and a delight to visit with. Thank you for making our special family vacation even more special!

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Lumberton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Adventure dining was one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica. Everyone in our group of 23 was delighted by the entire evening. Everything from the beautiful gardens to the dinner to the atmosphere to the host and hostess was top notch. The view was truly amazing. We were made to feel right at home. So glad that... More

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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We really enjoyed a great experience at Adventure Dining. The owners greeted our group of 20 and allowed us to walk their incredible gardens. We were offered several appetizers and all were delicious. Despite the humidity, the crackers were tasty and crisp. The rest of the meal was equally enjoyable and we learned a lot about Costa Rican culture from... More

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Kentfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We spend two months in Jaco every year and when friends come to visit we consider this the most special evening we can show them. We have been there many times and it never fails to wow us. The dining adventure begins at an hour that seems far too early for dinner but you will enjoy every minute starting with... More

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