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Nene's Restaurant

Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9192
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tilapia” (93 reviews)
“steak” (159 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 962 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We actually had quite a few people recommend this place (taxi driver, tour guides, etc) so we were expecting more of a traditional Costa Rican experience but this seemed to be quite the tourist spot and there was not much traditional Costa Rican food on...More

Thank kelsbo87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, good portions, lovely service and average pricing. Would recommend the beef nachos, they were so yum, really cheesy and so filling.

Thank Sonia P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for dinner one time while I was in Costa Rica! One of the nicest restaurants in La Fortuna area!

Thank Силви К
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to my husband by 2 different locals, so we thought we couldn't miss on this. Well? We did. After reading the reviews, I can say this - if I HAD to recommend this restaurant, it would be for ONLY one item...More

Thank Sapele51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a recommendation from staff in our hotel. We were not disappointed. It is an attractive building inside, menu had plenty of choices and when it arrived it was tasty and was a good portion size. Nice selection of vegetables served with...More

Thank FM100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food: Ordered Rib-eye steak and Pescado al ajilo. Both were great. Service : average service. Price : 2 beers/ 2 main dish/ one desert + service -> USD 52, not expensive. This restaurant was recommended by local, highly recommend this place.

Thank Mia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luckily we saw the daily special platter in advance and just ordered one for the 2 of us. It was huge, delicious and reasonably priced.

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nene's was okay. Nothing special. The best part was the wine, and even that was way overpriced. I got the filet mignon and it came with the most plain vegetables ever that went unseasoned. The steak had mushrooms and gravy over it and I found...More

Thank totesdefjamie
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

The ceviche, tilapia and cocktails were all excellent. If you're in the area you really shouldn't miss this place.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I came here for lunch, very nice atmosphere with great wine selection, although I went for lunch. I had a salad with steak, chicken and ham/cheese rolls...Not thrilled about it. They did recommend the chef's special which came lit wrapped in tin foil to the...More

Thank smelendez2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9192
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