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“Excellent Seafood at La Cascadia - La Perla on Central Plaza”
Review of Rancho Perla

Rancho Perla
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Our group of friends, four couples traveling together, thoroughly enjoyed a delicious mid-day feast here at La Perla. We heard raves from some locals about the great seafood here and they were right! Our group had a variety of fish & seafood. The seviche of octopus & calamari was just perfect to start. Sea Bass was done very well. The lobster was delicious & the serving was enormous! We all said that this was the freshest, most delicious & superbly-prepared fish & seafood anywhere! The beer was good and cold too! It was excellent value. It is in a nice location by the central plaza with all sorts of little shops in the surrounding streets, and there is a taxi stand closeby. The building itself is large, airy, open to the outdoors...very pleasant with super wait staff! This restaurant is known locally as Perla's, also as La Cascadia & Rancho Perla!

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Thank Chanterelley
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Reviewed July 3, 2012

This was such a great pick! We had a wide variety of dishes from the Sea Bass with rosemary sauce, Filet Tips with Jalapeno sauce, to pasta and all was the most favorable. The service and atmosphere is wonderful and the prices can't be beat! Definitely make this a "to do" on your list while visiting La Fortuna!

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Thank OnJourneyAlways
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

This is without a doubt the best food anywhere in the area. I travel to Costa Rica at least once each year and order fish most of the time. Their sea bass is the BEST. Nice view of the town square which gives an open feeling but a few fans to move the air would be an improvement.

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Thank rick4homes
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Reviewed March 18, 2012

we shared a tuna, tomato and avocado salad as starter. the tuna just melted in my mouth and the dressing was awesome. the restaurant served bread before the meal too, which was a first since we got to CR. i had a grilled sea bass with garlic which was divine. but the mahi mahi my friend ordered was quite overcooked

Thank Josie L
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Reviewed March 11, 2012

Ordered their Calamari dish and came as big chunks of hard crustacean meat. Had ordered Calamari in different parts of the world but never in big chunks. Cook came in and said this was from a very big squid.

Just could not eat it so I returned it and was not charged for it but was never offered any other dish as they were very busy with so many customer.

As they were very busy during lunch it took 45 minutes before our orders came.

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Thank nenf
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