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Rancho Perla

) #36 of 116 Restaurants in La Fortuna de San Carlos $$ - $$$ Seafood, ,
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1940
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea bass” (9 reviews)
“tuna” (5 reviews)
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Contemporary, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place offers a huge menu with lots of options and wonderful fresh seafood, the portions are also quite large. The ambiance is only alright, but it is open restaurant and has wonderful gardens with lots of birds, basilisks, and even a couple of caimans...More

Thank Federico A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of five went to Rancho Perla for dinner at the recommendation of the man who drove us from the airport in San Jose. We were a bit worried when we turned off the main road and started driving down a dark bumpy street....More

Thank dalow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour bus of teenagers stopped here for lunch. Everything was set up ahead of time and it was perfect. The service was friendly and we enjoyed interacting with them. Our menu included fresh blackberry juice and a casado with either beef or tilapia. Both...More

Thank salachic
Reviewed April 9, 2017

While driving from Arenal Volcano toward the Cloud Forest we stopped for lunch at Rancho Perla. The food was delicious, with large portions, and especially fresh and tasty. The setting is very beautiful and dramatic, with a feeling of bringing the outdoors inside. After a...More

Thank Ernie S
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Very nice restaurant away from the bustle of La Fortuna. Terrific food, and the service was great - not a bad price either. Outside, lots of beautiful bird life, and always the brooding menace of the volcano

Thank AscotMike
Reviewed March 4, 2017

From the moment we sat down, the staff and manager could not be more friendly and helpful. The menu was extensive and we chose the chateaubriand to share between 2 of us. We have been lucky enough to have eaten in many nice restaurants around...More

Thank aanLondonUk
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We popped in for lunch and had the grilled chicken, with salad. It was very fresh, beautifully cooked and really succulent. Although simple, it was one of the best meals we had in Costa Rica and a welcome change from pizza and pasta.

Thank carblu2016
Reviewed January 27, 2017

We went to LaPerla as part of a bus excursion to Arenal and we certainly enjoyed the quality of the food. We were given a choice ahead of time on what to eat; fajitas, tilapia, or chicken. There are big tables for groups to sit...More

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We were given a great welcome with umbrellas from our taxi to inside the restaurant as it was raining heavily. I had the fresh tuna with a king prawn sauce and it was done to perfection. It came with a jacket potato and various veggies....More

Thank Liz T
Reviewed January 16, 2017

went there on a friends recommendation and it was awesome.. The seafood we ate was fresh and filling.. We could not eat it all..

Thank rgeiereec
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January 28, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Contemporary, Central American, Costa Rican
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 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 1940
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