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los heroes

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$$ - $$$
Swiss, European
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lake arenal, Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica
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Holland
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant with traditional German food. Its a small drive from Tabacon but offers great views of Lake Arenal and its a great drive.

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Thank Dutch_Knight
Costa Rica
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to clarify that "Los Heroes" is more than just a restaurant. They try to resemble a Swiss farm in the Alps. They have two restaurants, a hotel, dairy farm, and a chapel. The first restaurant is located in the main building. Right next to the reception lobby. The service they provide is really good. However, they don't have... More 

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Thank inside1058
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

An excellent restaurant for a coffee or lunch whilst touring around Lake Arenal. Do not be put off by the touristic setting. The day we visited the train driver was not available and therefore we were unable to appreciate the full site

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Thank susanvcustance
San Jose, Costa Rica
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Recommended by a friend. The restaurant close to the route is cosy and clean. While the prices are ok, the quality of the menu is not what I expect. Can't write about the other ammenities of the farm, because I could not visit.

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Thank Pakusso
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered a steak and the meat was very bad, cheap quality and full of fat. They did not want to change the dish and the service was very bad. They also have their cows locked with chains all day and never let them out. We confirmed this with a local.

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Thank Andrea S
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We had been there several years ago and it was good. However, this time we went to the restaurant and ordered steak, the meat was very bad and very cheap quality, we asked if we could change the meal and they said no. They charged us for a dish we did not eat. They also lock their cows and have... More 

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Thank Andrea S
Chicago, Illinois
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We ate at Los Heroes after a hike. The schnitzel and goulash were pretty good. The views were nice. The restaurant and the whole area was very beautiful.

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Thank Andrea F
Lubbock, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Although this place has seen its better days, we were pleased by the overall time spent here. Our group of 7 were the only ones here. Even so, we rode the train up to the restaurant on the hill. They served us well and the view was spectacular.

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Thank CincoBFam
montego bay
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

To find a Swiss restaurant in the interior of Costa Rica with a train ride to boot interesting to the point of being irresistible. Good service had to have a fondue.. Yodeling music piped in... Nice and different. Friendly staff. Beautiful setting

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Thank conleysalmon
Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

100% pure fun .. we got great weather with Amazing views .. everyone loved the food .. it was a great day with many friends .. we celebrated 4 birthdays .. we for sure will go again.. the train ride is a experience .. the entire time was magical ..

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Thank Dcichanowski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: lake arenal, Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nuevo Arenal

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?