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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” (84 reviews)
“coconut chicken” (18 reviews)
“wraps” (32 reviews)
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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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1,561 - 1,570 of 1,795 reviews

Reviewed April 15, 2012

Its a grill bar, but it serves mexican food with jamaican music! Anyway, we had a decent meal when just arriving to La Fortuna.

Thank TocaTur
Reviewed April 14, 2012

Great pork chop. We wanted to buy t-shirts but they did not have any in stock.

Thank skordane
Reviewed April 14, 2012

Good service, but food wasn't anything to write home about. We were a group of 9 (4 adults, 5 children) and were satisfied with our meal + drinks (4 beers and some fruit juices) at $150, but we would go somewhere else next time

Thank James K
Reviewed April 11, 2012

Delicious food and great service - would recommend the sea bass wrap!

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed April 9, 2012

We really love the vibe in this very laid back joint. And the nachos with beef are about the best I've ever had. Lunch was good, the Santa Fe wrap being excellent and this is where I discovered Lizano Sauce (YUM... two big bottles came...More

Thank Zoxil
Reviewed April 6, 2012

great local spot good food and cold beer. Menu had a little something for everyone. easy to find and friendly staff

Thank ICU1274
Reviewed April 4, 2012

It was a nice place with typical bar food and good drinks. Nothing great, but a nice meal.

Thank mollyandjj99
Reviewed April 4, 2012

Food at lava lounge was okay, i had a wrap which was good. Prices are touristy high, personally too expensive for what the food is. The place is kinda of funky, they have live music. you can see dogs and cats inside the restaurant. Service...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed April 4, 2012

We stopped here after a day of whitewater rafting. We were beat so it was a great choice for the laid back vibe and easy going staff. We had pizza (me had bbq chicken; hubby had hawaiian). The crust was more bread-y than we're used...More

Thank junerose10016
Reviewed April 4, 2012

Not spectacular but well priced (for the area) and easy going

Thank Megan W
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March 8, 2018|
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Response from andrew d | 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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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