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Cascajo's del Arenal

) #48 of 138 Restaurants in Arenal Volcano National Park $$ - $$$ Latin, ,
| 800 mts west del Hotel Tabacon, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9674
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (32 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| 800 mts west del Hotel Tabacon, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the Arroz a la Montaña. It was one of the few vegetarian dishes. It does not come with beans, but I ordered them extra. Both the rice and beans were delicious. The restaurant was clean and the staff was very nice. They did...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We ate there after having visited the Mistico Hanging Bridges Park. The food is maybe too fancy weird, but we were not a fan of the sauces on our 3 dishes. Too much sauce or not tasting too good. But that could be just us....More

Thank Florence B
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

A black eye on an otherwise perfect trip to La Fortuna. We were looking for a more reasonably priced and authentic Tico restaurant from our hotel. Waiter was great with the kids - but a $215 bill for 8 people at a soda (with mediocre...More

Thank tandrhawkins
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Be sure to have a lot of cash on you. They are expensive for dinner and they did not want to take Visa. The claim was that their phone connection was bad and therefore credit cards did not work. We had to leave family behind...More

Thank EAtexas
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Terrific food, amazing service. Highly recommended. Owner gave us sample food and drinks and treated us like gold.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Lucky find along the way to Arenal national park. Great food that everyone in our party enjoyed. No one left hungry- best arroz con pollo yet! A visit by a Tucan and wild turkey were a plus.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for some ceviche and guacamole. Delicious, fresh and not expensive. Nice outdoor, covered seating area. It's a bit out of town so not easy to find, but a lovely little spot.

Thank Laura A
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We got to this place by recommendation from the guide who we just finished a volcano hike with, Cristian. We didn't want to go back to the hotel restaurant, and wanted to grab something good and authentic. The place is very close to the Arenal...More

Thank yn10
Reviewed March 6, 2016

We stopped here after hiking at the Volcano National Park and had amazing service and terrific food! They bent over backwards to make sure we were happy and we would definitely recommend. The view was wonderful and the animals that come up to you adorable!

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch and a beer after visiting the Arenal Volcano National Park. The food was great and service was very friendly, especially Marvin (of course). We would definitely go there again!

Thank Ricker T
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  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 800 mts west del Hotel Tabacon, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9674
Very friendly people. Good choice of typical food- we had a nice fish. Quite place. You sit outside under a wooden roof.
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