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“Great Brick Oven Pizza”
Review of Que Rico Arenal

Que Rico Arenal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, Italian, Costa Rican, Central American
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Annandale, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Brick Oven Pizza”
Reviewed June 13, 2014

The resort I was staying at had mediocre food at high prices so we stopped at Que Rico Ristorante e Pizzeria. Glad we did. Fantastic pizza and sangria and the service by Cesar was 5 star. I love a place that anticipates my needs and exceeds my expectations and Que Rico does that!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Kevin B
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Canton, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Pizza with a Costa Rican twist”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

We walked here one evening from Volcano Lodge. We ordered the large Volcan. It was a decent sized thin crust wood fired pizza served with olive oil, tomato infused olive oil, basalmic vinegar and the usual parmesan cheese, and hot pepper flakes. It was tasty and cooked to perfection.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank DebLucky2014
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Asheville, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Arenal area restaurant”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed in the Arenal/ La Fortuna area for several days and ate in numerous restaurants. Que Rico was first and foremost the best food and the best service but also the best value for the quality of food service. Rafael was our waiter and he was superb. Knew exactly the type of family diners we were, made excellent menu recommendations and was extremely kind and friendly. We went to Que Rico a couple of times and also recommended Que Rico to some friends from our hotel and they loved the restaurant as well. The pizza and salads were all great. At Rafael's recommendation I tried the "Pollo Tamirindo" and it was excellent. We had the perfect meal after a day of amazing and very strenuous Costa Rica hiking. You will not be disappointed! Thanks Que Rico & Rafael, we will see you on our next visit for sure.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Jimmy S
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dallas
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent service!”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Elver was our server tonight and was really great in guiding us through the menu and offered great service throughout the meal. He even gave us a Spanish lesson at the end of our meal!!! Talk about great service! Good menu with lots of options- American, Italian and Costa Rican dishes- something to suit everyone here!

Visited May 2014
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Thank dee2072
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“Delicious food and awesome service”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

There were 4 of us and everything we ordered was delicious from the foccacia for starters to the pizza, ravioli and the shrimp stuffed tilapia. Then we feasted on several desserts. The service was top notch and the prices were very reasonable. It was also located close to most of the hotels/resorts in the Arenal area. I highly recommend this restaurant for anyone traveling through or staying in Arenal/La Fortuna.

  • Visited May 2014
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Cerohi, General Manager at Que Rico Arenal, responded to this review, June 20, 2014
Dear TripAdvisor user
I deeply appreciate your nice review. Thank you very much for recommending our restaurant to other travelers who might be visiting La Fortuna. As you mentioned, the location of Que Rico Arenal is conveniently walking distance from many hotels. I am pleased to read you enjoyed our food. We offer a range of desserts, including typical Italian desserts such as Gelato and Baccio Perugina. Hope to see you again.
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