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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tilapia” (98 reviews)
“fish” (103 reviews)
“steak” (174 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Nene´s restaurant by recommendation of our taxi driver and we were fascinated, the service was excellent since we arrived and the food was delicious. Totally recommended.

Thank Chris j
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was excellent!! We tried the saviche for appetizer, it was ok. I had the pepper steak, Which Was The Best I've ever had. My wife had the ribs special. It was too much food for her, but I took over when she couldn't...More

Thank danny-guadz
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the greatest experience at Nene’s. Best Arroz Con Pollo I have ever had! Highly recommend ordering that or the garlic chicken. We ended with Postre De Tres Leches. HEAVEN!

Thank Julia K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended to go to this place by several locals. However 1 local said he would tell us honestly that this restaurant is the priciest in la Fortuna and we could have had the same steak for less at another restaurant. Nevertheless, I loved...More

Thank ashley989h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taxi driver recommended this restaurant for the best steak in town, and he was so right!!! The service was attentive and friendly from the moment we arrived. We don't drink wine, but they had a lot of wine available! The waiter recommended the ceviche and...More

Thank roxyquickuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I totally recommend the ceviche! Probably the best one in town hands down! The rest of the food was eh. I was recommended by our waiter to try the fish with seafood sauce, it was way too salty for me, would have been better with...More

Thank Navigator486695
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Several locals who my friend and I met recommended Nene's for dinner, and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent (I got nachos with beef and my friend ordered rice and veggies), and the staff there went above and beyond to help me find...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were disapointed with the 5 plates. The only good thing was the starter "ceviche". Small portion, frozen vegetables tastless.

Thank Toni G
Reviewed October 5, 2018

it was recommended and indeed, the seafood was fresh and very well prepared and served! there is a free parking and quite centric.

Thank SabaOmer
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Restaurant was nice, food was above average but steak was tough and there was no offer to change or compensate. Too expensive to just leave on the plate.

Thank Junglemama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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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