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Nene's Restaurant

Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9192
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tilapia” (92 reviews)
“steak” (153 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We dined here on the recommendation of one of the front desk people at our hotel. And it did not disappoint! The Fish ceviche was so delicious and fresh! We definitely could have had another! We also ordered the garlic fish, and chicken with mushroom....More

Thank emathis15
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant after it was recommended by our local guide. We were some disappointed by the quality of the food versus the prices.

Thank EhudSpe
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nene's was popular with locals and tourists alike. Our tour guides from the area recommended it and we were lucky to get in for dinner without a reservation. Food was good.

Thank Travelmolz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a recommendation otherwise we probably would not have found it as it is down a dark side street. The restaurant was lovely and the staff were attentive. The fish is seafood sauce was delicious with plenty of vegetables on the side...More

Thank YP717
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It seems like all the locals in this area recommend this restaurant. Most of the food is above average, not great. The exception is the ribeye and it is wonderful!

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ceviche was the best we had in Costa Rica but all of our meals were great. Our amazing guide Jheudy Carballo jheudy@birdingexperiences.com tipped us off to this restaurant and he was soooo right!

Thank mckristi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to Nene's by multiple residents and it did not disappoint! The fish special was unbelievable and brought out FLAMING! So dramatic! We also had the fish with garlic and it was delicious! The service was wonderful as were the bloody marys! Please...More

Thank midwifesara
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here with the kids after our hotel recommended this restaurant. The place was full when we came in but the service was still quick and professional and we ordered some steaks and the chef special. Food was fresh and very good. Local...More

Thank עמי מ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meals for family of four. They were all amazing. Pricing was above average but the portions make up for it. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by our hotel. The hotel called and they offered "accommodate" but only in their exterior terrace. I figured it was probably a popular place. When we arrived the restaurant was half empty yet they still made us sit in the...More

Thank Carlos B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9192
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