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Lava Lounge Bar & Grill

Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7365
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (88 reviews)
“coconut chicken” (20 reviews)
“wraps” (32 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, Costa Rican, Mexican, American, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really good food! Great service. Had the cashew sea bass. Was soo full I couldn't finish but didn't want to stop eating!! Owner also runs CR dog rescue and adoption.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 732britneyt
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chicken nachos are amazing. We also ordered the pitcher of sangria which has whole chunks of fruit. A little touristy but, hey we were tourists! The two nights we ate there they had local artists selling their jewelry and they do lovely wire work....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kitracy86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent beer selection here! The outside environment was warm and energetic and made for the perfect time to throwback a cold IMPERIAL!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 556keithd
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit! Excellent food, great, friendly service, all in a great atmosphere. Great for families and friends or couples! Try the coconut chicken or the spicy Thai chicken pizza!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chris c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at a hostel across the street, so we happened up this place on our first night. We enjoyed our tuna steak and drinks so much that we went back again other night. And then also went for breakfast twice. The breakfast burritos...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steoh88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. The menu has a good variety if you’re tired of rice and beans. The meals come in huge portions and the cocktails are also good. There are vegetarian options on the menu as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wickedweezy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this places, service as good, my other halfs meal was fab, I had the shrimp which was a bit tasteless, but that said I would still visit again but order differently.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank calicouk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

restrooms are dirty... that’s the reason we didn’t order any food... but the local draft beers tasted very good

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AntonS959595
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing if you order what the waiter tells you! Get the more local cuisine! Mango chicken mmm. Best vegetables ever and I’m not a huge vegetable fan! The place looked a little touristy but that food was just so good!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank debbiek648
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had the vegetarian jungle wrap and they veganized the rainforest pasta for me. We each had 2 drinks (husband had craft IPA and I had 2 cocktails with an extra shot in each (hey, it is vacation), total cost was $51. We both...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TravelingFamily20102
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March 8, 2018|
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Response from andrewd585 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are ! great atmosphere
March 1, 2017|
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Response from TravelBoy27 | Reviewed this property |
Prices where fair / moderate. I don't recall what a drink cost in Costa Rican dollars - but for the quantity of food and beverages consumed by the 4 of us, it was way less than other restaurants in the surrounding area. I... More
March 1, 2017|
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Response from Carlos R | Reviewed this property |
it's no expensive ... around $ 15.00 $10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 7365
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