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All reviews pizza basil lemonade homemade pasta salad tiramisu fettuccine bread steak chicken la fortuna costa rica italian food thin crust service was excellent our waiter ate here fresh ingredients
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service. Bilingual staff on hand. Woodfire pizza was delicious, fresh and perfect. This place was recommended to us by Flow Trip tour guide and we understand why! Highly recommend finishing with some of their coffee ice cream!!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed March 25, 2020

We visited twice. I would have given this place 5-stars but our pepperoni pizza the first night had a moist crust. The wood-fired pizza crust is excellent when cooked correctly (the 2nd night it was perfect). The Caesar salad featured fresh baked bread and fresh...shaved parmesan. Their specialty dessert was excellent but the "chocolate brownie" was more like average chocolate cake (although my 12-year old son loved it). Beautiful environment.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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GeovannyL_12, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2020

Hola Dear Friends ! I am glad the second day your meal was mush better, I hope we can have you when you gets back to Costa Rica. Best regards Giovanni Lobo

Reviewed March 23, 2020

When traveling we eventually wind up at a local pizza restaurant. We were very pleased with these thin crust pizzas. One Veggie and a Cheese only. We added some Antipasto and Mixed Salad to compete the meal. They have some homemade pasta on the menu...as well. Very pleasant staff. Cold beer.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 23, 2020

This was a fun restaurant: watch the woodfire oven, the chefs making the dishes, and low lighting. Three of us gals stopped in at 7pm for dinner nd were the only ones there. But by 7:30 there were probably 50 people there. We felt a...little underdressed as we were in jeans and tee-shirts while all other guests were in khakis and dresses. The pasta is homemade, waiters speak English, and the basil limeade is the best thing I've ever had. Be warned, they charge $6 for bottle of water. The $5-15 range is too low; it's more like $20-35 /person for dinner. Would go back agin.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 18, 2020

We were seated immediately upon arrival and the waiter was fun and engaging. We were a group of 8 so it was a varied number of dishes from Pizza to the Special of the day which was Sea Bass in a Caribbean Sauce and was...exceptional! Depending on the meal it ranged from moderate to fairly expensive prices.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020

We ordered the Arenal Pizza which was decent and left us full! Great view of the volcano and service was personable. Would eat here again if craving some cheesy pie.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

We had dinner last week with old friends from the US now living near LaFortuna, The food and the service are great at this darling little place. Johan was over the top great!

Date of visit: March 2020
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GeovannyL_12, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2020

Hola Kathhoma! I am happy you had a great time with your friends in our restaurant! Pura Vida Giovanni Lobo

Reviewed March 11, 2020

First off, Johan our server, was amazing and took great care of everyone and made it fun for the kids. The food was excellent. My wife got the pollo pizzeola and My son and I split a large wood fired pizza. My two girls split...the spaghetti and meatballs. We also got a few appetizers. The caprese salad was spectacular and the focaccia bread was light and tasty. We paired a great Chilean red wine with it and it was a perfect night. The place is clean, safe and fun and they even have a kids area, which was nice.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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GeovannyL_12, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2020

Hola Scott! How are you ? Thank for the review! I am glad you find your had :) thank you for enjoying us with your beautiful family. I hope we can have you back soon. Pura Vida Giovanni Lobo

Reviewed March 8, 2020

We visited in March for spring break. We live in an area of Texas with many high-quality pizza places and this place ranks up there with the best of them! We had the supreme pizza and Mediterranean salad and both were fantastic! Our daughter had...spaghetti and meatballs and it too was excellent! Our server, Johan, treated us like we were family! The atmosphere is very inviting with a true Tuscan feel. I would highly recommend this place to anyone including family!! Pura Vida!!!!!!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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GeovannyL_12, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Hola Tony! Thank you for the nice review, Johan says hi ! Best regards Giovanni Lobo

Reviewed March 5, 2020

We stopped for a late lunch and was greeted and seated by the owner. My wife and I ordered the surf and turf to share, it came with the most tender and delicious steak that I can remember ever having. It could almost dissolve in...your mouth it was so tender. I gave up long ago ordering steaks because they are mostly flavorless and tough I don’t know why I tried one there but I was sure glad I did. Oh, and the shrimp was tender, the yuca and peppers were perfect. I went back again three days later for a lunch and had the seafood mix and tomato sauce pasta and it was delicious. Tomorrow we are going to have pizza from their wood fired oven for lunch. I highly recommend the Mediterraneo!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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GeovannyL_12, Propietario at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2020

Hola Marty! Thank you this nice review, I am so happy you like the different meals you had, our steaks 🥩 are really good. Enjoy Costa Rica!! Best regards Giovanni Lobo

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Response from GeovannyL_12 | Property representative |
Hola My Friend! It is just a simple name, I love the name, but you are correct is all Italian cuisine! My food is really good!! If you have any other questions just I will be more than happy to help you! Merry Christmas... More
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Hola !! Sure we do! Let me know if you have another questions ?? Regards Geovanni Lobo
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Response from Maria A | Reviewed this property |
about 10-15 minute drive. Left out of the lodge, drive about 3-4 miles on the main road, then a right when you cannot continue on the main road. 0.75-1 mile and it's on your left.
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