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Restaurante El Coloso Arenal

Frente a Super Cristian # 4 | In Front of the Super Cristian #4 on the Main Road, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1244
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (26 reviews)
“casado” (26 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Healthy, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Frente a Super Cristian # 4 | In Front of the Super Cristian #4 on the Main Road, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I stopped in at this restaurant for lunch, I had chicken with rice and she had chicken fajitas. The food was plentiful and great value and the service was prompt and cheerful. Great job Restaurante El Coloso Arenal! Muy bueno!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 621easygoing
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a dinner two days ago. We had chicken soup, seafood with rice and fish filet. Everything was fresh and delicious, especially soup..

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Serhiy L
Fabianrt, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante El Coloso Arenal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

On behalf of our team we thank you for your visit and we are glad that everything has been to your liking we look forward to your return thank you very much.

Reviewed 4 days ago

The food here is delicious! Fresh salads and soups. Fantastic casados (rice, beans, plantains). The plantains were so amazing we ordered more! Everything is cooked fresh to order. They had a chocolate cake that looked incredible but I have given up sugar as a new...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank TazRad
Fabianrt, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante El Coloso Arenal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
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De parte del restaurante el coloso arenal le agradecemos muy cordialmente su visita y nos alegramos que todo haiga sido...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We both had a long day and wanted some good food, fast service and a cold beer. We got all of that plus great and friendly service. We ordered comfort food: chicken quesadilla and a burrito. Plus we ordered local beers: Pilsen (which is type...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 2puravida2012
Fabianrt, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante El Coloso Arenal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago
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Muchas gracias por elegirnos, nos alegra mucho saber que cumplimos todas sus expectativas sobre nuestro restaurante, trabajamos para que todos...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our sever was such a sweetheart! Not to mention the best micro-brew we’ve had all trip! Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Meerah T
Fabianrt, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante El Coloso Arenal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Muchas gracias por su comentario, para nosotros fue un gusto tenerlos por acá. Nuestras cervezas estarán aquí esperándolos de nuevo....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here after reading the trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed! We ordered a bottle of wine, nachos (highly recommend!!), chicken fajitas and chicken Casado, all for less than $40 USD. There was a bit of a language barrier with our server but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Shelby W
Fabianrt, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante El Coloso Arenal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago
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Te agradecemos tu comentario. Gracias a ustedes por cooperarnos y no tener ningún problema con el lenguaje, estamos trabajando para...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the stewed chicken casado! Simple but excellent! Waiter was very attentive and kind! Food was hot and came out quick!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 97saris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I shared the chicken and beef fajitas and it was great! Our server was so sweet and was always checking up on us. Will be back for breakfast.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ssiciliano05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous dinner, definitely one of the best chicken fajita plates I’ve had in CR!! Awesome service, very fast and kind!!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank jess116000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I ate dinner our first night in Costa Rica here. We both ordered traditional dishes and were very impressed with our food. Our server Faylom was very friendly and made sure we enjoyed our experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ian D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 2,500 - USD 6,000
Cuisine
Latin, Healthy, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente a Super Cristian # 4 | In Front of the Super Cristian #4 on the Main Road, La Fortuna, 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 1244
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurante El Coloso is a family project that opened since 2010, in order to satisfy everyone with our varieties of food (typical food, vegetarian, fast food, soups etc..) and excellent prices. In addition we care about the attention to our busine cliente.
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