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Restaurante Garra-Pata

800 Meter to the West of the Catholic Church in La Fortuna | 800 Mts Oeste de la Iglesia de la Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40027, Costa Rica
+506 8523 4484
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (47 reviews)
“mixed grill” (10 reviews)
“ribeye” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Barbecue, Costa Rican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
800 Meter to the West of the Catholic Church in La Fortuna | 800 Mts Oeste de la Iglesia de la Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40027, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food. If you like BBQ, they grill it right in front of you. Super fast. The juices in milk are incredible.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank shalinij907
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your visit. For US happy to have been on here

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this place recently by chance. I was delighted with the atmosphere and the pleasing and attentive personality of the owner. He i food was tasty and a change from the rather bland typical fare offered in this area - he even had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Camper567267
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello friends! We are really proud to receive these opinions from our humble business and to know that our daily effort for the satisfaction of our visitors is rewarded with such an eloquent opinion. Thank you from the heart and we hope you visit us...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018

The special food with good combinations and flavor, the service is personalized and the place has a fabulous atmosphere, good drinks and everything at an excellent price

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Terrance R
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you. Really pleased to have had you here. It is a pleasure every day to have people like you. Thanks friends

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We were in the mood for meat, pulled in and had a bite. The mixed platter for 4 was amazing! It was so much that we could not finish and it was delicious. Tried the local dark craft that was great, the patacón and bean...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jet783995
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

We are very pleased with your comment and we are even happier that your choice has been rewarded with satisfaction. This is your home for when you want to return

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Nice, casual and open to the out doors. My friend enjoyed ribs and to many sides to finish. My vegetarian grill had carrots, zucchini, eggplant and tomatoes. Then a skewer down the middle with onion, broccoli, green peppers, cauliflower. Perfectly cooked. Little bit to much...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank onrdagin
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hello! Very grateful with such a good image that they took away from our business. Whoever enjoyed the food is our best prize. On your next visit we hope to have you here. Thank you very much and blessings.

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Came with my family, really good food, and the client service was on top. My wife order ribeye with jalapeño and shrimp, she loved it. Would come again when I come back todo the Fortuna for sure.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CristianFeingold
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hello Cristian. We are honored to have chosen and that this decision was rewarded with the delight of your palate. Ha ha ha, the headline of your opinion is very striking and the answer to this already had opportunity to know it. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Our guide Oscar took us there and we have to thank him for this. Food and drinks were excellent and reasonably priced. Very friendly service, the owner came and sat down with us. Costa Rica is such a well-oiled tourist enterprise, but sometimes you feel...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank West_U_2005_2007
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

A pleasure to have you in our humble business. We are pleased to have met your expectations and made such a good impression. When you like to come back, we are waiting for you with open arms and we wish you many blessings

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I like Costa Rica typical food but I needed grilled meet and we went to El Corral de la Garra Pata... Ordered a Ceviche as starter and a Thin Skirt and a Rack of Pork Ribs. The food was great and the price was USD...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank adrianlmarano
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Adrián, thank you very much for your visit and even more for your comment and recommendation. An honor to please your palate with our kitchen. Here you will find friends when you want to come back.

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Great BBQ, Got two steaks (Cowboy and the Churrasco) with heaps of vegetables grilled corn and some drinks for $70. Expensive for the kind of place, but food was cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wajeeha M
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. We are pleased with your satisfaction with our food. It is the reward for our daily effort to please every person who visits us. We are waiting for you back. Blessings

Reviewed 19 September 2018

We both had the flank steak. I found it to be far too tough and stringy to cut, much less chew/eat. But, the flavor was good. My boyfriend had no such issues with his (or, he just didn't care). The side dishes were uninspired, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank VisitorfromNH
Angela V, Director de Recepción at Restaurante Garra-Pata, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Hi. It is a pity not to have pleased your taste. If you let us know at the time, we change the cut for one more soft as the petit filet choice or tenderloin. Apologies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 30
Cuisine
Latin, Barbecue, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Meter to the West of the Catholic Church in La Fortuna | 800 Mts Oeste de la Iglesia de la Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40027, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 8523 4484
  • E-mail
Description
Specialty in meats. A paradise to taste excellent grilled meat, smoked pork ribs in our original wood grill every day, with the original BBQ sauce (recipe of the house). Seafood, rice and salads for different tastes. We make our own salad dressing. Quality meat in different and varied cuts
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