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“A Delicious Meal”
Review of Benedictus Steak House - CLOSED

Benedictus Steak House
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Benedictus is located in a volcano slope with a unique view of the valley o La Palma de la Fortuna and Monterrey.The restaurant its a beautiful wood building surrounded by pasture land and primary forest overlooking the valley.The lamb, cattle, pork and chicken we serve are breaded free range in the farm and we bring the vegetables from Tapezco a little town two hours away from Fortuna, where Mr. Juan Jose Paniagua, a Pioner in the organic agriculture in Costa Rica, produce the best organic vegetables. We are 800 metros away of the main road that link La Fortuna with the Arenal Lake. The gate its just in Front of the Volcano Lodge Hotel.
Massapequa, New York
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A Delicious Meal”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

A very secluded, intimate location. We dined at night so we could not see the view, which we heard was magificant. Only about 8-10 tables and when we went only two others were taken. Highly recommended.

Visited June 2013
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Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

If you want to spend some money on a great meal, this is the spot to do it. Amazing views, go around sunset so you can take advantage of it. They use only the beef they raise on the property and it is delicious. We had the Benedictus Steak and it was divine. Had two rum fruit drinks each with the meal and it came to about $85 for two of us with the tip. The waiter was incredibly accommodating and made us anything we asked for. Everything was fantastic. I would get a reservation if you want a window seat or if it is high season as there is limited seating. The road up is a bit scary as it is one lane but it is not heavily traveled. This is a don't miss stop.

  • Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Intimate Family Resteraunt”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

While staying at the Manoa Arenal Hotel we found the food was appalling. After a few nights there we discovered a sign opposite the entrance to our hoten on the main road. It was indeed a long way up the hill but the setting was ideal and the service was great. The food lacked in places but overall it was a truly enjoyable experience.

  • Visited July 2013
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Big Corn Island, Nicaragua
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“MUST GO! Amazing view, incredible food.”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

It might have been a bit scary on the one way climb up the drive (go with caution its one lane) but the reward is great. The view from the house is spectacular. Dinner is served in the owners glass fronted home. The service is impecible, and the food delicious. 2 people, dinner and drinks, less than $80. Make reservations, and you wont be disappointed.

  • Visited June 2013
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Winter Park, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Don't miss it!”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

This was quite a find. It is a very small place on a farm up the mountain at the end of a rutted road. The food here was outstanding as was the service. There are only about 10 tables so it is very intimate. Very close to the Springs Resort.

Visited May 2013
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