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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (44 reviews)
“empanadas” (45 reviews)
“chicken burrito” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pm 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 5 days ago

The Executive Casados, (Costa Rica local dish) is a complete meal. Salad , choice of chicken, beef or pork, beans and rice, plantains etc. Huge dish, reasonable price and fresh hot food. The Coffee was also excellent. Little coffee shop but great food. (Don't forget...More

Thank GRC761
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast here whilst in La Fortuna and we were very impressed with the food and the service. Really generous portions, around $7 for the "tipico" - gallo pintos, egg, tortillas and platain + a coffee. The scrambled eggs were also great and wait...More

Thank Thekitty3
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went in La Fortuna as a part of our honeymoon. We were feeling peckish so we decided to stop in here after looking at several other menus from restaurants in the area. The food is simple and good, and the patacones...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was only in La Fortuna for five days but I wanted to eat lunch here when I found it on the second day. Beef Empanadas were amazing..

Thank vbnondorf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious, great service, went twice and both visits were positive, they were able to take a large group. Recommend!

Thank Kittie08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great and it was by far the best coffee we drank while visiting Costa Rica. I highly recommend a 'cold black coffee'. We enjoyed lunch and dinner during our stay.

Thank foodlover095
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the recommendation of our lonely planet guide as we were traveling through and just needed somewhere to eat that the sat Nav could direct us to. The waiter spoke English which was a bonus for us, and he had recommendations on local...More

Thank Skipster31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sought this place out at the recommendation of a friend and were not disappointed. Nice atmosphere, great local food, great service, and nice clean bathrooms. We enjoyed it so much that we returned the next day for lunch as well. They have WiFi, which...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 25 August 2018

It is always fun to check out a new menu. It is even more fun when the menu has both food and drinks to explore. The churrasco included a tenderized steak that was nicely seasoned and grilled. And, the sides were typical but very satisfying...More

Thank luv4phood
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Every time I visit La Fortuna I eat here over and over again! Everything I have ordered has been beyond amazing! Their staff is very friendly and I always receive 5 star service! My boyfriend lives in La Fortuna and eats here everyday! It’s his...More

Thank Dawn M
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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