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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (82 reviews)
“coconut chicken” (17 reviews)
“wraps” (30 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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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Very good nachos -the chips were delicious. Our bill was pretty pricey for nachos, a sandwich and drinks plus the service charge and tax ~$60. They did not want to accept a credit card - requested payment in colonnes.

Thank krissullivan
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Ordered a Mojito and my husband ordered a beer to go. Mojito was better than most I have had in Miami..nice atmosphere and friendly staff

Thank LeighAnne71
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Arroz con Pollo so so dang good. not much of a night life the night i was there, It's a pretty American spot but not bad at all.

Thank jconnelly7
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Mostly other tourists eating here, menu is in English and prices in US dollars. Food was good, a little pricey. The place had a nice vibe. If you are looking for a safe choice to eat, this is the place.

Thank travelingin2016
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I ran into this place while looking for a place to eat, I had fajitas and a beer, the food was good the vibe was better with a dude playing reggae on stage. Very enjoyable.

Thank arcad
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Good international food, in the centre of la Fortuna town and was very busy (despite being during Costa Rica's 'quiet time') decoration was lovely and nice as ever to have a couple of cute dogs roaming around (like there seems to be in every restaurant...More

Thank LauraCBreen
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Let me start by saying, there's nothing wrong with this place. Food was good, loved the decor, service was good, drinks were okay. Would I go back? Sure. I just didn't LOVE it.

Thank Sez0816
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We went two nights to Lava Lounge. The first night was just okay, food was alright and the first drink I got was way too strong for me. Left early. The next day we met one of the bartenders at an activity we did, and...More

Thank lorojas89
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This place was amazing. They had separate menus for English-speaking people (like us). PLUS their restaurant is animal friendly because they care for the strays. There were 2 adorable dogs who dined with us all night and they were so sweet. Beer selection was pretty...More

Thank Tarin E
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We always stop here when we visit La Fortuna. The service is great and the food is delicious. On certain nights they have live music and it's always a good time. The wifi here is strong and you'll probably find yourself striking up conversations with...More

Thank Christopher H
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8 March 2018|
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Response from andrew d | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are ! great atmosphere
1 March 2017|
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Response from Ron K | Reviewed this property |
Very cheap and great food, at least 1/3 the price than at the local resorts.
1 March 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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