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Don Rufino

) #9 of 114 Restaurants in La Fortuna de San Carlos $$ - $$$ Latin, ,
| Diagonal a la Gasolinera La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21207, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9997
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Diagonal a la Gasolinera La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21207, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The only negative thing I have to say is that we didn't discover this restaurant until the last day of our stay. If we had found it sooner we would have had every lunch and dinner here. This is a small place but very nicely...More

Thank Mary Ellen S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice place in La Fortuna and the food was good but not memorable. It was a nice place to cool off after a long drive from the San Jose airport.

Thank bzmama2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Above our expectations, you have to try it. Food was well served and excellent quality, the service was amazing, they paid attention to every detail.

Thank FoodieCostaRica
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is very nice, albeit a little pricey. The menu selections are always very good and range from vegetarian options to filet. I had the New York steak which was cooked perfectly and well-seasoned. It came with a mushroom sauce that had great flavor....More

Thank TX_Taster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared the wild mushroom lasagna and bbq pork. Both were excellent. Treated like royalty. Great bread. Nice atmosphere. I will be back!!!

Thank dr917
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a little unhappy upon reading the menu, not a lot of things that looked appetizing. My husband ordered patacones topped with beans, guacamole, cheese and salsa on the side that were outstanding! The ceviche was fresh and delicious. I wasn't super hungry so...More

Thank SarahSwing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family owned restaurant with decades of history. But the menu is superb, well prepared food with excellent presentation. It stood up well against the outstanding food of our resort. Service was friendly, professional.

Thank Jmc5606903
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place! Service was excellent! So friendly and attentive. Would definitely go back. I had the vegetarian lasange and my wife had the burger. I would ask next time to go lighter on the cheese, but overall the food was very tasty and the...More

Thank moda9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was very nice, little expensive though (I found out quickly that the entire country is expensive). This restaurant was open air and very spacious and beautiful. I ate the pork chops and there Fantastic. If you are in La Fortuna I would definitely...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here. the traditional costa rican lunch was a great deal! so much good food for the price. We started with the empanadas and were not disappointed. The service was very good and friendly

Thank Jennifer W
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Dom I
How much is the entrance fee and how late are you open to every day?
17 March 2015|
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Response from Dom I | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee, they are open till ten or eleven PM, depending upon the amount of business they have and the weather.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$65
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Diagonal a la Gasolinera La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21207, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9997
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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.
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