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Adventure Dining

#19 of 110 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
Central American, Costa Rican, International
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Pura Vida Gardens Drive 1000, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 8352 9419
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Back in Jaco with my two business partners and just had to take them to Adventure Dining. David and Cindy make you feel like home and the backdrop is like no other restaurant you've ever been to! It's stunning. The pics from the deck overlooking the waterfall and sunset are photos we will use on our company website they are... More 

Thank Fraser S
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thank k you Cindy & Dave for a fantastic end to our visit to Costa Rica. Fabulous food, stunning scenery (including sheet & fork lightning) and great company. Stella & Dave

Thank BattyWoolf
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Stella and Dave, Thank you for the nice review but more importantly thanks for coming and making Cindy's and my evening great also. It was a pleasure being with you guys and hope we meet again sometime. Dave, don't forget to send me a photo of your bus card!!!! Thanks again David&Cindy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited Adventure dining with my family and the place is amazing. There is a really nice walk to the botanical garden to enjoy Costa Rica tropical nature. There is an spectacular view of the mountains, a large waterfall, and you can even see the ocean. Me and my family enjoyed this place a lot. The Restaurant is a big... More 

Thank jacomontecarlo
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. You have a very nice family and Cindy and I Enjoyed your company .hope to see you guys at Adventure Dining again . David&Cindy More 

Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Adventure dining was a blast. The staff is fun loving, speak English and the interaction with David and Cynthia the owner was fun. They treat you like family.

Thank stevestarke65
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Steve, Thank you for you nice review. Cindy and I really enjoyed your company and Personality. We look forward to seeing you again. David and Cindy More 

Argyle, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our evening at Pura Vida Gardens Adventure Dining was delightful and beyond our expectations . Ken & Barbie

Thank jcmae
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Ken and Barbie, Thank you for your fine review. Cindy and I enjoyed your company and are glad You guys had a good evening. Hope to see you again sometime David&Cindy More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Cindy & David for your wonderful hospitality! If you're in the Jaco area, don't miss Adventure Dining. Great sunset views from the jungle and beautiful gardens seem to make the cold beer taste even better! David & Cindy make everyone feel welcome and the dancing, laughing and music usher you into the evening hours. When ready your transportation... More 

Thank David H
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

David It was indeed a pleasure having you at Adventure Dining. Your "Drone " captured some Of the best photos of the restaurant and gardens that I have seen. Cindy and I enjoyed Your company a lot and look forward to seeing again. Thanks for making our evening better. David and Cindy More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Views from the property are truly stunning and would be worth the adventure alone. I took some of my best sunset and waterfall pictures from the dinner table. The staff from transportation to the kitchen were friendly and welcoming. The meal was fresh and delicious. Adventure Dining is definitely my favorite restaurant in Costa Rica. Thanks again for a wonderful... More 

Thank Justin D
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Justin, Mr. Fred Astaire of the evening. The whole group enjoyed your dancing the Salsa. Your presence just added to everyone's enjoyment at Adventure Dining that evening. Thank you and your friends for making the entire evening more enjoyable for the other guests as well as for Cindy and I. Thanks for the nice review David and Cindy More 

Hagerstown, Maryland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my wife and 3 daughters.The grounds are meticulously kept and the staff could not be any nicer.The view off the balcony is breathtaking!That alone is worth the trip but the food was also excellent.My daughters are very picky eaters but we all enjoyed each course.Transportation was included and right on time.We went on fourth of July night... More 

Thank mike r
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Mike, Thank you for the nice review. It was a pleasure having you here at Adventure Dining. Cindy and I enjoyed the evening as well because you are good folks. Any time you want us to take care of the girls, just let us know, they are great. David and Cindy More 

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I'm so glad we didn't pass up this dining experience! We had to change our plans at the last minute and Cindy was gracious enough to accommodate us. We were picked up in a nice Mercedes touring van by Johnny, who made the trip both up and down the mountain a blast! The scenery was spectacular, but couldn't compare to... More 

Thank BBurne1003
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Bburne, It is always easy to have a fun evening with nice, great people. Cindy and I really enjoyed Having you guys at Adventure Dining and I glad we had a birthday to celebrate. Hope to see you sometime at yourgardens ! cypress gardens David And Cindy More 

Jaco, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The evening was fantastic, the transportation service was perfect, the whole evening was totally perfect, one of the best experiences in Costa Rica, the food was amazing, and the view awesome, I totally recommend this place to visit.

Thank jjgt9818
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

JJ Thank you for the nice review. I'm happy you like our transportation guys, we get a lot of Good commits on them. Hope to see you again in the future. We enjoyed your company Here at Adventure Dining. David More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$95 - $115
Central American, Costa Rican, International
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pura Vida Gardens Drive 1000, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 8352 9419
If you enjoy spectacular view in a romantic setting, this is your place. Located in the heart of Pura Vida Gardens, you will dine at sunset overlooking CR's tallest waterfall and miles of gulf coastline. The views are breathtaking. All inclusive. Roundtrip transportation, entrance into the gardens, unlimited coctails (premium liquors) fabulous dinner, desert and a surprise plus music for your listening or dancing pleasure. American owned and operated. Don't miss this...."The dining experience of your lifetime." DAVID AND CINDY LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!!

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