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La Ventanita


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$2 - $6
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews burrito wraps batidos patacones fruit smoothies pineapple rum plantains nachos rice tico bowl vegetarian options pico de gallo tiny place super friendly service mexican food small window outdoor cafe
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great lunch here. The Burritos were the best we have had. We rented a house from Kelly the owner. He was very helpful and knowledgable about the area.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the pollo wrap, the Tica bowl, the Quesada and the fruit drinks. Beers are availabe. Fun and very local.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 148SusanS148
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here after Sky adventures. It is a very small outdoor cafe owned by a husband and wife. The smoothies were fantastic as were the burritos. Plenty for a vegetarian too. Best meal we had in this area!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank colry2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great little kiosk-type restaurant. Super tasty - comparatively inexpensive and huge portions. Loved it.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank GJDueck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. Best patacones we had during the trip. They have good vegetarian options available and the food tastes so good. Don't miss out on this place.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank lovetoraveltheworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Group of 6 adults. We ordered smoothies, burritos, and bowls. Everything was amazing, and they had the best prices. The only thing is we wished they had beer, but it didn't change our opinion of the great food and service.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Q1319CUrachelr
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Delicious Tico bowls. They know how to take beans and rice and make them incredibly flavorful. Our vegan bowl was topped with roasted plantains, avocado and pico. Pairs with Patacones beautifully. Crisp and light patacones. (Plantain fritters) papaya smoothy was perfect

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 392jills
Reviewed January 3, 2019

The "Small Window" (Ventanita) is a typical restaurant serving local or Mexican food. The choice is not wide but all is prepared locally. Very tasty plates on a simple dining terrace but the ambiance with the other guests is very friendly and people talk to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Chico_5805
Reviewed December 27, 2018

We found this place after doing the Sky Adventures zip lining. It’s about 30 min away from La Fortuna but totally worth it! First off the owners are incredibly nice. The place is a small sit down patio with lots of shade next to a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Camille C
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a great lunch here. The chef accommodated our request for vegetarian tico bowls by adding plantains.

Date of visit: December 2018
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October 6, 2018|
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Response from Junglemama | Reviewed this property |
Hi About 10 minutes from the lodge..from Santa Clara about an hour.
August 12, 2016|
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Response from VT_TRAVELER_11 | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the Arenal Lodge to find out for you. The food is delicious, with a low-key atmosphere.
July 8, 2015|
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Response from Titoderby | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for contacting La Ventanita Cafe, we are 20 minutes walk from pie in the sky or a 5 minute drive from there. If you have anymore questions, feel free to ask. We will be looking forward in welcoming you... More
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