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La Choza de Laurel

Meters West Of the Church 400, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2668 1018
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“chicken” (69 reviews)
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Closes in 25 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Fast Food, Central American, Latin, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Meters West Of the Church 400, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

Outdoor picnic tables but clean and food is really pretty good. I had the volcano rice which is basically fried rice cleverly shaped like a volcano. Nice portions. The rib special was pricey but you got big huge ribs and lots of sides...too much for...More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed October 26, 2012

One of the best places we've eaten in town. Great atmosphere, prices and food! Would highly recommend over anywhere else.

Thank Heidi L
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Try the traditional Costa Rican food here, it was delicious. It was next to Burger King so easy to find.

Thank jbkot2010
Reviewed October 18, 2012

We were skeptical about this place at first, because it's right on the main street, and next to another place that was only so-so. But trust us: you can't go wrong here. Everything is delicious: the fish, chicken, daily specials. The price is great, and...More

Thank anonmate
Reviewed October 18, 2012

My husband and I ate here for lunch last week. I got the volcano rice which was VERY good. My husband got the typical plate with beef and he really enjoyed it. The service was good, and the open air dining is great with nice...More

Thank rls1321
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Last week we were in La Fortuna with a group of 25 and decided to go out for dinner and it was great, great variety, good food and nice service .... we all got our food more or less at the same time ... I...More

Thank Gwendo007
Reviewed October 15, 2012

We liked everything about this restaurant! We went on recommendation from our hotel staff for a good, local place with traditional Costa Rican food... La Choza de Laurel delivered out BEST meal of our entire trip! We both ordered the traditional combination plate, I with...More

Thank joecaraboys
Reviewed September 26, 2012

Nice lunch stop , waiter was nice enough and the coffee was really goo too ! Easy right in the middle of town and its back on the road easy enough too !

Thank chucksurfs
Reviewed September 24, 2012

We visited the restaurant on Sep 16, just one day after National Independence day and were happily surprised with the quality of the food (high quality ingredients and well presented), at reasonable prices. The service was very good, relatively fast, with waiters and waitresses very...More

Thank Francois Xavier C
Reviewed September 23, 2012

We checked out this place for dinner while visiting the downtown area of La Fortuna. Their menu is more extensive than you will find at some of the local places. We had the arroz con pollo and the casado with fish. Both were solid, but...More

Thank Bethany H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meters West Of the Church 400, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2668 1018
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We offer typical Costa Rican Food with an extraordinary customer service. But our menu offer other options like pasta, fast food, salads, exotic desserts and many more.
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