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Restaurante & Pizzeria La Parada

4417 La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9119
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (90 reviews)
“rice” (28 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Italian, Latin, Pizza, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
4417 La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a central located restaurant in the heart of La Fortuna village. Large menu with various dishes , fast service and reasonable prices. Fits the different tastes of a western pampered family

Thank Julyse
Reviewed September 9, 2017

La Parada is very conveniently in the centre of La Fortuna and they were always open--went for breakfast, serval lunches, and a very late dinner. The service is great despite being a busy place and the portions are generous. The cascades comes with chicken, rice,...More

Thank Meya88
Reviewed September 9, 2017

I had a grilled chicken "casado" with a lemonade, for U$S 10. The "casado" is a typical meal in Costa Rica, a plate with rice, banana, black beans, fresh salad, some meat, and maybe some manioc. The food was good for the price - even...More

Thank Eva950
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in la fortuna for about 4 days and eat at this place 3 of the four days! It is a great place to eat food was great service was awesome would love to go back and have shrimp cream!

Thank Oscar J
Reviewed August 25, 2017

My friends and I ate here at least 4 times during our stay. We only ever ordered typical Costa Rican meals and they were always fresh, delicious and came in huge portions. Also, they had one of the best fresh passionfruit smoothies in the country...More

Thank Lujain D
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Bustling restaurant in centre of town open 18 hours a day. Wide range of typical Costa Rican dishes, fast food and pizzas at very good prices. Ate twice here and enjoyed good quality food which came quickly and with friendly and efficient service. Much more...More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Good value local restaurant serving a variety of food, with a buffet option that has local foods. Friendly service and excellent location, right in the centre of La Fortuna.

Thank Cas97
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Had the chicken and mushroom dish and it was quite good, but the prices are great. It's a good place to go to get the most bang for your buck especially in La Fortuna.

Thank chelleplata
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Needing a break from arroz con pollo, my son and I stopped here on a rainy Sunday night. The pizza was quite good, there's a great view of the square for people watching, and the staff kept the cerveza flowing. No complaints here!

Thank Ken G
Reviewed August 2, 2017

This was a recommendation of our property manager. We were not thrilled with the food. They had typical Costa Rican offerings, but they were not terribly flavorful.

Thank Alex D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $24
Italian, Latin, Pizza, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 La Fortuna, 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 2479 9119
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