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Rancho Perla


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Contemporary

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Contemporary
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is one of my favorite places for my groups of travelers, satisfaction and assureness of service

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Eric Sao M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem for sure! A bartender at our hotel recommended Rancho Perla and without Waze we never would’ve found it! The food is really good, the service is excellent and the setting is beautiful! The menu is extensive and definitely has something...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 524pamelat
Reviewed March 24, 2019

Wen we discovered that our guide to Tortuguera lives in La Fortuna, we asked him for restaurant recommendations. He gave us two for dinner, Rancho Perla and Nene. Obviously we picked Rancho Perla and we could not have been happier. Our guide told us that...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KenVicLee
Reviewed March 23, 2019

This place is outside of the tourist area and has a nice outdoor seating area. Those are the good parts! However, I found the food to be average at best. Halfway through our meal, several large tour groups came in and the place turned into...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank H1613NZlindap
Reviewed March 13, 2019

The atmosphere is nice, under the big rooftop. The service is top notch and the food is incredible! The yellowfin tuna special was excellent, the ceviche was fresh and tasty and the sea bass with seafood sauce is to die for!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lisa F
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here before visiting Arenal and the hot springs. Pretty good restaurant with a nice open dining area. Had grilled chicken that was accompanied with various sides. Free coffee and really good service were the highlights.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank porterrees
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Offering an extensive menu, we were a bit leery of this expansive open-air restaurant which was seemingly set up for large tables of tour groups. However, our group of 10 sat down and quickly fell in love with the place. The menu offered too many...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Reviewed March 8, 2019

We ate two dinners and we enjoyed very much the food was good and in generous portions especially the sea food and fish. The place is nice and spacious. Service is wonderful. We will return.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jerryschlider
Reviewed March 5, 2019

We visited this restaurant after visiting the Don Juan Coffee Tour and had a lovely meal. The menu choice was large and the service excellent, especially considering the large number of people there at the time we visited. Particularly interesting was the large selection of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Our family all ordered quite different meals (seafood rice, casado, pasta and grilled chicken sandwich) and each dish was perfect. Totally recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NZJones
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