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“Enjoyable meal in La Fortuna”
Review of Don Rufino

Don Rufino
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 6 - USD 65
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Contemporary, International, Cafe
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Our cuisine features a contemporary concept, influenced by the classic European cuisine, Asia and Latin America, from an eloquent and modern perspective. Our steaks are locally produced, with very high farming standards; and our seafood and fish dishes are amongst the preferred by our guests, for whom our menu also offers many vegetarian options, made with ingredients which, in most cases, are harvested in our own farm, pesticide-free.
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Don Rufino is that great combination of being modern, yet true to its surroundings and offering a wide selection of fresh dishes. It's one of the higher end options and is incredibly popular so do book ahead if possible- we were lucky to have got a table as a walk in but the place quickly filled up around us! The portions are very good in terms of size, the risotto was great as were the ribs. Decent G&Ts too!

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This restaurant is a cute little place. We were here with a large tour group for a happy hour. The appetizers were really good and the drink menu was had many options.

Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely bistro style restaurant in downtown La Fortuna. Our wonderful server, Maria, made dinner a memorable experience. Highly recommended!

Thank larry f
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This was our favourite restaurant in La Fortuna (and there were a good number that could be considered too - very honourable mention to Tierra Mia here).

Staff was great, great atmosphere, of course the food was incredible and the bill was very reasonable at the end. Everything you want in a restaurant. Liked it so much we went to their sister restaurant Silvestre in San Jose a few days later.

Thank AlphaDog71
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

What a great little restaurant. Loved the trout and the lasagna! Never in a million years did I think I would be eating such great lasagna in Costa Rica! Must come here if you’re in the area!

Thank Christina A
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