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Nene's Restaurant

Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9192
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tilapia” (97 reviews)
“steak” (167 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were told that this place had the best marinated fish in the world and they were right. Also excellent wine selection and nice caipirina's made by the bartender. Don't miss this restaurant if you are in La Fortuna. Looks better inside than out.

Thank StephenH240
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been here 3xs because they make good ceviche... price is higher end from other restaurants in La Fortuna. My husband ordered the steak which was nothing great or unremarkable but this isn’t the place for steaks anyway. Overall, food is mediocre.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this by the hotel, and were quite disappointed the service was ok but a bit rushed with the main course turning up before we had finished our starters. The wine list was on an iPad, with the cheapest bottle at $40. The...More

Thank Niloc19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for lunch as a family of 8 in February. We had a variety of dishes from the main menu, no one wanted the special. All the food was well prepared and presented nicely. It was good value for money and friendly service. They...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The servings in this place are large and the food is very good. Staff is efficient and friendly and you should probably make a reservation during the evening.

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Nene's on the recommendation of our hotel. The hostess was unfriendly, which is so unusual in Costa Rica. Our server (a man) bordered on being rude. He acted as if he was put out that we were there. My...More

Thank HappyHiker123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At Nene’s we had some well made steaks that weren’t as impressive as the meat at Don Rufino but still good. Don’t go for the platters, they are way overpriced and far too big ($33). Instead try the regular and pepper steak ($15). People that...More

Thank travelinmatecom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to look for Nene's. Its not on a main drag. But, when you find it, the service and food are wonderful, and the prices are good for La Fortuna.

Thank JohnRay2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant. Top Notch. The food is extremely fresh and fantastic. The staff is very friendly. Great seafood. Ceviche and Tilapia special is a MUST!

Thank forevertrvlr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommended this restaurant by the hotel that we stayed at. I wanted something special to suprise my wife for her birthday. It is a great place where I think local people also eat at, which is always a good sign. It is very...More

Thank yzf600r0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9192
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