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La Ventanita

300mts. Sur de la Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 20213, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1735
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (78 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
“batidos” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
300mts. Sur de la Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 20213, Costa Rica
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Our lunch of burritos and batidos was fabulous and very reasonably priced. We were hooked on batdios on our trip (pina, strawberry, mango) and seriously, these were our personal favorite. Lovely spot for lunch!

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We went to ventatina on a summer rainy night and we were vey happy to taste their sandmich full of taste and of many different ingrédients! Recommended.

Thank GiuliaB2571
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Very good option for lunch; the burritos and smoothies are super tasty. Maybe a little drawback: no beer available :( You are served via a small window (the "Ventanita"). You can find it easily on the road to El Castillo, there are street signs.

Thank Johanna H
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

This place is seriously delicious and a perfect jungle environment. The food is so well priced and absolutely delicious. My boyfriend and I each got burritos and then got 2 more to go. The smoothies and milkshakes are phenomenal too. Nothing bad to say at...More

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The road out to this place is an adventure on its own but the restaurant is definitely worth it. My teenage boys are burrito fans and agree these were the best burritos they’d ever had! I had the vegan tico bowl and the flavors were...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I can't believe how good the food is here!!! I visited over a year ago and I still crave it so often. The burritos and fresh smoothies are out of this world!!!! When I stayed in Alajuela,we came here everyday for breakfast and dinner and...More

Thank x3komali
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is a great place to catch an inexpensive and filling meal. Most restaurants in this tourist town are generally pretty pricey at $10-$18 per plate. Kelly offers a good selection of Burritos and Wraps and at such great price, that it allows tourists on...More

1  Thank Junglemama
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We followed the Lonely Planet star to this fantastic place. Kelly was super friendly and helpful. The Burritos were phenomenal and the smoothies even better. We’re definitely coming back before we leave......

Thank HShols
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this almost hidden little gem in El Castillo. Incredible food and amazing hot sauce. Great prices, great hospitality and English friendly. Bring cash!

Thank Shawn F
Reviewed July 19, 2018

TA reviews led us to this tiny place. I do not usually order burritos at home, but the one I ate here was the best. Smoothies were also great. And very reasonably priced.

Thank Resat_D
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Matt G
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Junglemama | Reviewed this property |
Hi About 10 minutes from the lodge..from Santa Clara about an hour.
August 12, 2016|
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Response from VT_TRAVELER_11 | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the Arenal Lodge to find out for you. The food is delicious, with a low-key atmosphere.
July 8, 2015|
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Response from Titoderby | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for contacting La Ventanita Cafe, we are 20 minutes walk from pie in the sky or a 5 minute drive from there. If you have anymore questions, feel free to ask. We will be looking forward in welcoming you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300mts. Sur de la Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 20213, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  El Castillo
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 1735
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