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Local cuisine, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Contemporary
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Outdoor Seating
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All reviews shrimp lunch options mixed seafood steak fajitas rice fries large tour buses dirt road the main road very generous portions service was great excellent restaurant would highly recommend this restaurant our tour guide the wait staff delicious food
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During our stay at La Fortuna, we were on the search for a vegetarian option and at the Rancho Perla (new name: Selva Rustica) we were more than happy with what we found. The food was so delicious (Fajita Vegetable and Empanadas with Spinach and...Mushrooms). As a starter, we enjoyed the garlic bread (for free). The waiters are very cautious (have a mask on and they make sure all guests wash their hands before seated). Unfortunately for them, we were the only guest due to the pandemic. This restaurant deserves better and we hope that more guest can enjoy the great service in the future again. We will be there tomorrow again before we will go further north.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed May 19, 2020

very good food - crowdy but they are very well organised and food is served rather fast - I love it here - very friendly staff - we will be back next time - love the fish soup with curry and coco - a lot...of choices - getting hungry now and wishing chief Perla and his wife Mireya could cook me something here in Belgium tooMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 23, 2020 via mobile

Excellent restaurant - from steaks to seafood - a good unusual choice. Large wine list and drink selection. Chosen by the guide on the trip, they cater for small or large groups.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 21, 2020

We came here as a small group on a recommendation from our tour guide earlier in the day. The restaurant is a little off the main road, down a medium-length dirt driveway without any lighting. So yes, it was pitch black on our walk there,...but we never felt unsafe (even as solo women). We were greeted by lovely staff who served us quickly and offered us free freshly baked garlic bread (yum!). Interestingly, when we arrived two large tour buses were already seated, though we ended up being served our food before them. My friends loved their three seafood appetizers and my curry rice main was also fabulous. Note the meals here are HUGE – consider sharing a main if you also order an appetizer. The restaurant itself is housed in a huge open space and offers a pleasant atmosphere. There’s music overhead (not too loud), as well as numerous TV screens showing various sports. Prices are excellent and the wait staff were more than happy to split our table’s bill between the four of us, for which we were so grateful. At the end of our meal, the staff called a taxi for us to get back to our hotel which was a fair way out of town. So sweet!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020

This place is very nice. Set a few hundred yards down away from the main drag in La Fortuna. At first I was a little off-put as there were two large tour buses in the parking lot and even though this place does seem to...cater to larger tour groups (not usually my thing) -the food and service we had was outstanding. And the place is sort of set nicely in the natural surroundings. We even had a visit next to our table (a few feet away) of a beautiful green red-eyed tree frog.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

I had a few appetizers here including a fantastic ceviche of marlin. Delicious food. Beautiful presentations in a spectacular setting

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 3, 2020

All was good. I had a special with fajitas of chicken and shrimp with fries. My wife had a salad which was excellent. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 31, 2020

THIS RESTAURANT HAS A VERY NICE ATMOSPHERE....the service is great and the staff are helpful and friendly. It is situated off the main drag at the end of Bogarin Trail and is in a very nice picturesque and park like setting with an abundance of...trees and shrubbery and many birds flitting about. It doesn't open 'till 11:00 a.m. The food is nothing special but is tasty enough however the portions are quite small and the prices are at the upper end of the scale. If you came in hungry you will also probably leave hungry unless you want to break the bank.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 19, 2020

I ate here with a group of 18 people. We called ahead to make a reservation, and we pre-ordered meals from a list of lunch options. When we arrived, our table was ready and they brought out our drinks and soup/salad right away - our...meals arrived shortly after that. The service was friendly and efficient, and the food was AMAZING! The restaurant itself is beautiful - a relaxing and comfortable open air dining area. I would highly recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020

We went here for New Years Eve 2019 and loved our dinner, Service, atmpsphere and food were fantastic. We both had fish, large tasty portions. Service was quick and courteous always, so helpful!

Date of visit: December 2019
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