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Lava Rocks Cafe

Costado sur de la iglesia catolica La Fortuna | Southside of the church in La Fortuna Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40-4417, Costa Rica
+506 2479 8039
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (14 reviews)
“nachos” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Costado sur de la iglesia catolica La Fortuna | Southside of the church in La Fortuna Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40-4417, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was having a piggy day and as this place was next to the place I was staying at I decided to check it out. That and ice cream truly is a vice for me. I had three scoops - mango, oreo and snickers. The...More

Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had appetizers and desserts. It was very good for the price. I would recommend. Great service too!

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location for the restaurant was great. Centrally located, with a great view of the volcano. Food was ok.

Thank IrishMom43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on a recommendation from our tour guide. We were disappointed ...from the guacamole dip appetizer to the hamburger. Do not recommend, especially with so many other choices

Thank Eataroundwoburn
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Extensive, well priced menu serving an array of Costa Rican specialities. Good range of local craft beers. Prompt, friendly service. Number of screens showing live sport from ESPN / Fox Sports. Note, like many of the eateries in La Fortuna the bar / restaurant isn’t...More

Thank Dom B
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t try the food but visited here a couple of times for drinks, a good spot at the start of the night. Huge drinks selection, friendly staff & right in the centre of town

Thank lozliz7
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We had lunch here and plan on dinner before we leave the LaFortuna area. The traditional Costa Rican fare was delicious and we will definitely eat there again!

Thank janellen50
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Hands down the worst service I have received in Costa Rica. Server was rude, food was slow. Server visited the table twice over the course of an hour. Avoid at all costs.

Thank gwalter91
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Our Collette tour group stopped here for lunch after a morning outing. We were given the option to go anywhere in La Fortuna, but we wanted to try out Lava Rocks as did most of our group. I’m so glad it was one of the...More

Thank LydiaLLD
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Our family stopped in on the way to dinner (elsewhere) one evening last week. Centrally-located. Drink menu pretty extensive for the area. We had mojitos, bloody mary's, red sangria and passion fruit juices for the kids. Service was okay, place was clean, upbeat music and...More

Thank christigpa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Bar, American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costado sur de la iglesia catolica La Fortuna | Southside of the church in La Fortuna Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40-4417, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 8039
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