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Restaurante El Descanso

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
Santo Domingo de Heredia Por la Plaza | Por la Iglesia Catolica, Poasito, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken” (4 reviews)
“great service” (4 reviews)
“poas volcano” (8 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, South American
$$ - $$$
Santo Domingo de Heredia Por la Plaza | Por la Iglesia Catolica, Poasito, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, with the volcano being closed, I believe the businesses in this area are suffering a bit. Stopped in here for dinner and had a delicious meal. We ordered the waiters suggestion, charrausco loin, and was not disappointed. The meat was tender and flavorful. Their...More

Thank kalabundy
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Located right next to a tourist store. We saw some locals go in, so we thought it would be a good place to eat. We found it was more touristy and the food was not as good as the Restaurant Vara Blanca.

Thank Girlstar128
Reviewed April 9, 2017

my husband had chicken and i had fish, both dishes were delicious. the restaurant was very full, and we had great service. i think this is the best restaurant near the volcano, as there were not many choices we saw on our drive there, and...More

Thank almo52
Reviewed April 9, 2017

After our visit to the Poas Volcano we headed back to Atenas, but needed a lunch stop. This was the perfect one. A fresh strawberry drink quenched our thirsts. Our server was very polite and helpful. The staff helped get us back on the road...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with our four children. Our waiter took our order. We had misspoke and ordered the wrong drink, he refused to change it and we had to pay for the drink we did not want or drink. The food was good although...More

Thank isaacsmom714
Reviewed July 16, 2016

After visiting Poas we stopped al descanso and had a number dishes. Everything from casados to fish and chicken dishes. Everything was well cooked and tasty. Nice flavours and plenty of food on the plate. Normal prices. OK service.

Thank kenth n
Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is a kind of touristic place for all visitors of the Poas Volcano. the food is very simple and the menu a little restricted. Go to have something to eat, easy, basic. Its not very expensive. Right next to it there is a souvenir...More

Thank Gilberto V
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice place in which they offer typical food, price are fair. Service good and food was good and served quickly.

Thank godh
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This place serves the local food (comida típica). Meals are nice and not too expensive. Convenient place to have a pit stop on your way to Poas Volcano.

Thank Cyril P
Reviewed April 12, 2016

We stopped here after a long day at La Paz.Didnt know what to expect.Turned out to be a great lunch/dinner,really good food. We both had a fish casado, a fish fillet with garlic butter and all the sides of a casado(rice,beans,salads)The fish was perfectly prepared.We...More

Thank Lynne M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santo Domingo de Heredia Por la Plaza | Por la Iglesia Catolica, Poasito, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Poas Volcano National Park  >  Poasito
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