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Rain Forest Cafe and Restaurant

Metros Sur del Parque 125, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7239
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cake” (35 reviews)
“empanada” (17 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Fast food, Latin, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Metros Sur del Parque 125, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there 3 times during the few days we were in La Fortuna. Nachos were amazing and they also have decent breakfasts too. Great value :) would highly recommend

Thank Ange H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here after reading Trip Advisor reviews! Gotta tell you they are spot on. We ordered a Especial dinner another viewer had posted a photo of. The staff was more than pleased to ask the Chef to prepare the meal in the photo, that...More

Thank Jodi L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat while shopping in La Fortuna. We had a traditional Costa Rican meal at lunch which was delicious, they also have great fruit smoothies. Service was good.

Thank Lisanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked the food here - it was better than most of the other places we tried. If they offer you a special, make sure to ask the price. I ordered the Fajita special, expecting it to be about the same price as the fajitas...More

Thank bhappy50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best coffee in town. Period. The food was delicious and the staff super friendly. I would highly recommend having lunch or dinner here.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went for breakfast. adorable place if you would like a quiet breakfast with amazing coffee. try the traditional breakfast, really good although it might be a bit heavy for some.

Thank Lillian R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered a empanda with beans and cheese and it was so delicious! The staff was great and the atmosphere felt really relaxed. We liked watching the thunderstorm from the cafe.

Thank agoldring
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place to have a good typical lunch! Many choices between tropical dishes with very good flavors!!

Thank Arkion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must say this was our favorite spot! to bad I didn't discover it till the end of our stay. The food was delicious and the portions were great. Kenneth our waiter was excellent and and very informative. Highly recommend!

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple surroundings. Local cuisine. Extremely friendly staff. Excellent portions. The cakes were super. Good value. Well worth a visit.

Thank RJB67
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8 November 2016|
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Response from huberth u | Property representative |
Thank you for your comment, it is a pleasure to serve you.
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3 February 2015|
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Response from StephTranel |
No I think it was red. It was more like tobasco than salsa. It had big slices of onion in it. Maybe peppers too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 30
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metros Sur del Parque 125, 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 7239
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