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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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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147 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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Encinitas, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank jencoast2016
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casados are served up cafeteria style - you get to see and choose what you want. I had the lengua and it was excellent! For 2600 colones, including a drink, you can't go wrong with a casado here!

Thank DaniPants1
San Francisco, California
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181 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many people raved out the pizza here that I gave it a try. It was ok but not memorable. The crust was just average and the mushrooms on top were from a can. That said, all the other food coming out of the kitchen looked really good and hearty. The place is spacious and the windows open wide onto... More 

Thank expat326
Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We came here for a quick snack and to charge our phones. They have wifi too! Just ask for the contraseña. We ordered the patacones with guacamole, which were really just okay. The pizza and other food looked good, but we weren't hungry enough for that!

Thank _tp_usa
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116 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Our first night in town and it gets dark early, so rather than jump right out there we opted for pizza. Nice size open restaurant, service was relatively quick. We ordered a large pepperoni pizza and an order of chicken nachos. Between my 2 teenage daughters and myself we took home half the pizza and were very full. The nachos... More 

Thank Sarah W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Service quite timely but not as friendly as would expect. Pizza totally average. Portions seemed a little small. Not somewhere I would return to.

Thank mahbube
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

For sure this is the place to go in town for local food and for the pest pizza. Make it a must see on your trip.

Thank 231jim
Wigan, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch and took a bench viewing onto the central square of La Fortuna.  A lot of food options and good sized portions. We both had a main and drink for less than $20.  I would recommend only choosing the personal pizza and not the medium size as this was way to much for one person.  Quick... More 

Thank 86Bubs

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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
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?