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“Excellent find”

Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Cafe Mediterraneo, Restaurant & Pizzeria, is a familiar place, but also very romantic, very cozy with the best view of our Majestic Arenal Volcano, here you can try a Great Cappuccino, an excellent Italian pizza, Pasta, Salad, accompanied with a glass of wine, or just enjoy a sangria or a mojito. This restaurant has been made with all our heart thinking of you!
Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Wow what a fabulous place. Found this place thru trip advisor reviews and so glad. Off the beaten path but worth it. We were staying at Los Colinas it only cost 700 colons to taxi there. We had walked which only took about 10 min but taxi home.

We had this wonderful frozen lemonade with Basil, chicken ceasar salad and pasta with tomato fresh mozzarella and basil.

No room for dessert but we were hoping.

Loved it so much we will be back before we leave to try the pizza.

Super friendly staff. Govanni. Came to our table to make sure all was good.

HIGHLY RECOMMEND..

I'm Italian and never thought I would find good Italian food in costa rica...thanks for proving me wrong.

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Reviewed August 11, 2014

What isn't to like about a salad that has strawberries and fresh mozzarella in it, I think there was chicken in it too? It was delicious with an icy cold coke light to drink with it. On a hot, steamy afternoon across from the Albert's horses, there was nothing better. Reasonable priced place, pizza and calzones are good too!! Staff is great.

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Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

The limonada was amazingly refreshing...pizza was perfect. We were getting a bit worried about finding this place after we passed the bull arena on the way out of town towards the waterfall and didn't see many lights, but all of a sudden there it was, an oasis on the side of the highway! This place has a lot of atmosphere and character and a really nice vibe created by the relaxed staff and chill background music. We had a great relaxing meal and it was modestly priced...great value, great find.

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Reviewed August 6, 2014

My girlfriend and I enjoyed a wonderful meal here this evening. The basil lemonade was groundbreaking; the pollo al arenal (with tamarind sauce) delicious, tangy, and savory; and the gnocchi with bolognese expertly executed. I recommend unreservedly--worth a VERY short drive from the center of la fortuna or a quick cab. Hell, a walk. Just go.

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Thank MainelySam
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Geovanny L, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2014

Hola Guys,

Thank you very much for your nice words, you are right the Pollo Arenal with tamarind sauce is a great combination.

Blessings

Geovanny Lobo

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Reviewed August 6, 2014

Who would have guessed that I had to go to Costa Rica to get one of the best pizzas I've ever had. Good service as well.

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Thank analyze_SA
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Geovanny L, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2014

Hola My Fiend,

who would have thought ??? haha It is so good to hear that you liked our pizza but the top secret ingredient in all our dishes is to put a lot of love.

thank you for your nice review

blessings

Geovanny Lobo

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