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Cascajo's del Arenal

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
| 800 mts west del Hotel Tabacon, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9674
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (23 reviews)
“steak” (56 reviews)
“beans” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| 800 mts west del Hotel Tabacon, Arenal Volcano National Park 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

This roadside restaurant has a nice view on the Arenal volcano. We both had a sandwich, which was really tasty! However, I think the price was a little bit too high.

1  Thank Peter V
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We traveled from San Jose, Arenal, La Fortuna, all the way to Tamarindo, by far the best food. Service was amazing and friendly. Beer was great, food was so tasty and good. We had garlic chicken, grilled chicken, chicken salad. Chicken had amazing flavor. Wish...More

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Tourist trap the owner pays drivers to stop and bring tourist to this place, place looks inexpensive but is not you can get some quality food for the same price stay away they will give you cheap food for an expensive price and to top...More

1  Thank Fer19710514
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We came in with a big group after a long hike and enjoyed daiquiris made with fresh fruits like maracuyá and mango. This family ran restaurant is in a convenient location on the highway just before the turnoff toward the national park entrance. The steak...More

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We called in here on the way back to our hotel from a hot mornings walking. We didn’t speak Spanish and the staf didn’t speak English but they were lovely and we got there in the end. Reasonable prices for a touristy area, superb views....More

Thank FM100
Reviewed July 29, 2017 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

1  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

1  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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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