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Inspira in the Costa Rican innovation cuisine restaurant in Fortuna. Located diagonal to the Catholic Church. We cook with awesome. Our gastronomic experiences er full of flavors and textures mixed with the warmth of an environment full of good energy, cordiality and cleanliness. Come and enjoy our service, good vibes terrace and our delicious food. We are a family business and we put our heart into this Restaurant.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Latin, Contemporary, Healthy, Costa Rican, Fusion
FEATURES
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 23, 2020

We visited Inspira in January, right after coming to La Fortuna. It was the first place we saw and since we were really hungry, we decided to go there - and we were definitely not dissappointed! The service is super super nice there (particularly our...waiter Alex was very attentive, knowledgeable and nice with us), and the choice of vegetarian dishes is also very good and inventive. Prices are a little higher, but it is definitely worth it. We would go back anytime!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

Nice and cosy restaurant with great food and great atmosphere. The staff was very friendly and the veggie options were delicious.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 13, 2020

Inventive menu, creative use of local flavors , fresh ingredients, with worldly skill. The whole snapper, Delmonico, ravioli, were excellent. Desserts are made on site and excellent. A little expensive for the area, but sometimes you get what you pay for. A real treat.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

The last time we were in La Fortuna (2012), Inspira was not there (at least not that I noticed) but we were very happy it was there when we returned in March 2020. I had a snapper filet served over mashed potato with a banana...curry sauce....three of those 4 things I rarely eat: potato, red snapper (bones) and curry (often too strong). The fish was moist and tender, the potatoes creamy (and soaked up that wonderful sauce...bonus) and the sauce was one that has me experimenting with recipes trying to re-create it; the curry was very subtle and the sauce was not too sweet. The venue is modern and bright with a view of the town square. A bit pricey but well worth it.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

We went here because of the Trip Advisor reviews and it did not disappoint. My husband and I loved the ambiance as well as the food. Our server, Emanuel, took great care of us! We recommend this delicious restaurant!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

We had delicious food in a great atmosphere. The staff was very helpful and solicitous, especially Emanuel.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I love great food. We always search out the best authentic food on every trip. We randomly chose this restaurant one night in La Fortuna, and we couldn’t have picked better! Every bite was delicious! The service was impeccable, presentation was on...point and the drinks were amazing!! For the price, the quality was outstanding, food and drinks were delicious. We will definitely be back for seconds and thirds next time we’re in La Fortuna!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Great food with fresh local vegan options. They also had a local craft cerveza. Emanuel was a great server👍🏻

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Just had a mixture of starters for lunch and each was delicious. Meat empanadas, croquettes and flatbread with shrimps and Parmesan cheese. Best food we’ve had in Costa Rica

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

I arrived in La Fortuna yesterday for 2 nights went to find dinner after several hours travelling and saw Inspira but wasn't sure about it. I find Costa Rican cuisine a little lacking in heat. So I ended up elsewhere. This evening I decided to...try it having walked up and down the main street a few times and not seen anything that floated my boat. The staff were all welcoming and attentive,and the decor is very upmarket, there's even a mobile light I saw being used to help diners see the menu in the warm light in the eveninf. Alex asked if I spoke Spanish and when I said a little he spoke to me in Spanish and was easy enough to follow. I'd have liked to have had cerviche and steak but wasn't sure I'd get through 300g of meat so opted for cassava croquettes and red snapper. Wow they both blew me away and I needn't have worried about blandness. The croquettes came in a ginger and red onion dressing and the fish arrived on a bed of mashed potato and a lake of banana and curry sauce. Each presented to perfection. With two cocktails la quinta came in at around £38. I'm just sorry I didn't go last night as well.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Katherine J
November 30, 2017|
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Hello Katherine J We recently inaugurated our new menu. Perhaps that is the reason for the difference you see. We invite you to come and try our new gastronomic proposal
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Hi James! I am friends with the owners. They booked you a table! You are good to go! :) enjoy and happy new year!!!
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