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Center of la Fortuna, First Floor of Arenal Jireh Hotel | 300m before La Fortuna Waterfall, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2479 8905
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Lawrence
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2013

We found this cafe a little late on our vacation which may have been a blessing. The food was so good there we ended up eating there our final two days in La Fortuna. Their breakfast burrito was excellent and quite large. We tried different items on the menu each day and I can't complain about a single thing. The... More 

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Thank JMattson
Tollhouse CA
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2013

We enjoyed breakfast at Gecko's two days. Andreas took very good care of us. The breakfast was fresh and really tasty! We also ate lunch here one afternoon and that was equally as delicious! Thank you!

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Thank Susan H
Boiling Springs, South Carolina, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Recommended by our rafting guide this was a simple open air deli. The food was good and reasonably priced. There were not a lot of tourist which made it more enjoyable

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Thank Erica C
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 1, 2013

was a recommendation from Suzy at Villa Decary and really was worth the stop, reasonable prices, fabulous food and great people!

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Thank Karla K
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 25, 2013

They have a few yummy looking vegetarian options on the menu, but the flavors in the Asian chicken salad sounded really good. I asked the waiter if it would be possible to substitute the chicken for vegetables and make a vegetarian version of it. I got an amazing salad with eggplant and zucchini substituted for the chicken and I couldn't... More 

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Thank katia1019
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2013

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast after growing weary of paying $29 for a tired breakfast buffet at our hotel. What a delight. Outdoor, open air seating - he had the stuffed french toast and I had the egg/bacon/cheese/avocado sandwich. Coffee was excellent, service was fast and the food was very affordable.

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Thank cat_harrell
Pasadena, California
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2013

We were in La Fortuna early and needed breakfast. I had the bagel with lox, and my husband had the breakfast burrito. Both were pretty good, liked the fruit juice too. Over all, pretty good. Service was good, too.

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Thank SionnanH
Sacramento, California
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Sandwich was good. Salad was good and spicy. Location was great to watch people mill about during lunch. Nothing amazing but enjoyable.

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Thank Toren M
Atlanta
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

We had lunch here and just loved the food. We had the day's specials - curry chicken sandwich and fish tacos with guacamole. Both were excellent. They were about $8 each before taxes and fee. Our guanabana natural drinks were good too. Natural fruit drinks are a staple food in Costa Rica and they are on menu almost all the... More 

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Thank Tanglefree
on the move
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2012

We passed this restaurant when we came from Arenal park, and ate here when we realized the place we were aiming for was closed. The name and decor caught my daughter's eye. We were happily surprised at the quality of food, which though more American than Costa Rican, was delicious. Our waiter was very friendly, but the service was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Cafe, Delicatessen, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Center of la Fortuna, First Floor of Arenal Jireh Hotel | 300m before La Fortuna Waterfall, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 8905

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?