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Restaurante & Pizzeria La Parada

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Italian, Latin, Pizza, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish
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4417 La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9119
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Vestal, New York
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this restaurant for breakfast and were extremely disappointed. As vegans we understand that there are very few options for breakfast but the Típico Costa Rican meal is usually a safe bet. The plantains were burned, the beans and rice were dry and tasteless, and the toast was cold. The fruit was barely edible and the service was... More 

Thank ANewDayVegan
Westborough, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pizza was very good and tasty. Loved it so much, probably the best pizza I have ever tasted. He Casado was also very good and highly recommend this place.

Thank KarthickVish
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59 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice. Both times the same thing, rice with chicken. It is simple and good. Nothing fancy or special. But you will eat with locals which is nice.

Thank Patriesh
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Understanding that you will most likely be staying at either a hostel or a resort, you will no undoubtedly start to feel the urge for some back home flavor. If you like pizza, this place will blow you away. We had a small cheese pizza just to tide us over and we were very surprised at how amazing it was... More 

Thank kisscop
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was realy good and the price too. Its worth a visit and I would go back. Nice personel too.

Thank Axel S
Melbourne, Florida
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Six of us had lunch on an early Friday afternoon in the Christmas season. Good food, prompt service and great prices. In the midst of a tourist trap they could beach more expensive bit aren't. Definitely recommend.

1 Thank sweetpetuniapie
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We went to this place for lunch because it had good reviews. We ordered two pizzas and we were really disappointed. The quality of the pizzas is very low and frozen style pizzas with canned mushrooms, cheap ham... We would not recommend this place for pizzas!

Thank ismenai
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I recommend pizza and steaks , nice taste. The problem is they dont have parking so its a little bit unconfortable let the car in the road with your stuff.

Thank Henricsen
Canmore, Canada
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177 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Located on the main square, a cafeteria style eatery that offers brisk efficient service, and a friendly welcome. There is a breakfast menu, and a CRC 2500 breakfast buffet option featuring Costa Ricense breakfast staples. The American breakfast special included a small but quality glass of orange juice, a cup of acceptable coffee, two nicely fried eggs over, four slices... More 

1 Thank CanmoreFunkyDude
Encinitas, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Reasonable prices, good friendly service, if you want pizza this place is good, the casados looked good too.

Thank jencoast2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Latin, Pizza, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 La Fortuna, 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 9119

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