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“Betty We love you”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Lava Rocks Cafe

Lava Rocks Cafe
Cuisines: Bar, American, Pub, Central American, Costa Rican
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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“Betty We love you”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2014

Everytime myself and my friends we are off we go there to have some beers but if you want to know why you should go there is because Betty has the best service ever, she is so nice, she is so kind, friendly and the best she always has a BIG SMILE to you.

So thanks to make our free time really nice, betty.

Visited March 2014
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Marshall, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Food Great/service...ehhh”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

Food was great but the service is achingly SLOW! The gal serving us was nice but needed to learn the idea of consolidation to effectively serve. We were not in a rush, thankfully, but it took a long time to get drinks and food.

  • Visited March 2014
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9 reviews
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“Good place for dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

A good option for dinner in La Fortuna, food was good service ok. Atmosphere was nice. The prices were more less like other places in town.

  • Visited February 2014
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San Jose
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16 reviews
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“Very good place! Nice seating!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014

Came here for dinner. Had the Consados con Pescado. The fish was seasoned great. Very tasty! The Margaritas were very good as well and actually not priced too bad (for tourist locations), I think it came out to like $5.50 per Margarita (the night before I was paying $10 per cocktail at another place!). At the end of the night the two of us drank a total of 8 Margaritas (4 each), and each had a plate of food. Bill came to a total of $67 (with tax and service charge). Not bad. The patio seating is nice with the breeze and looking out onto La Fortuna park. In the back they had music and I assume a dance floor. The waitress was friendly. We were the only two on the patio seating (we stayed til after 10pm) and she never ignored us. Kept coming by to see how our margaritas were doing! Great place to chill. Highly recommended!

  • Visited February 2014
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Saginaw, Michigan
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“The Happening place in Central Downtown.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2014

Loved the live reggae music on Wednesday and Sunday nights. Food was good, just more expensive than other local places in town. About $10 a plate for what I would consider "American" cuisine. Drinks were good, I loved the sangria and our server was really excellent. He helped us re-arrange tables both nights and even brought us a complimentary pina colada for the table. Drinks are $3.5-6 each so be prepared to pay American prices. But if you are willing to spend the money it really is a great place to hang out with great ambiance and very friendly staff.

Visited February 2014
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