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Rancho Perla

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1940
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (10 reviews)
“fresh tuna” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Off the beaten path being that it’s off the main road but not much around. Very few staffers spoke English so communication was sometimes challenging but we were in their country so we made it work. They accept American dollars. It was a smidge pricey...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended. My husband and I ordered the steak special which was cooked expertly according to our preferences. The steamed veggies were unremarkable. Be sure to try the house made hot sauce- delicious! Overall the meal was good, but not out of...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent trip to La Fortuna, I had the opportunity to have dinner at this amazing restaurant - it was so good that I came back again. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone staying in La Fortuna! I will definitely be back!

Thank Kerrie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place good servers and good selection of food although a little expensive. We went there with friends we had met earlier

Thank Bill Draig J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a great dinner with a wonderful service. We start with a delicious seafood salad and Tuna ceviche, for our main course we choose Mahi Mahi tomato and olives also Rosemary sea bass. Best meal in a few days. Thank you Perla!

Thank Danny U
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The restaurant is nested down a gravel road and seems almost invisible from the main road, providing you with the sensation of great curiosity. Only a discreet sign, worn by the elements, will let you know that somewhere down the darkish path, dare you take...More

Thank PocketJourneys
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This was the best, and cheapest meal we had in La Fortuna. Our group ordered the 14 oz. churrasco with chimichurri sauce and tomatillo, large garlic shrimp, sopa de marisco and ceviche. Everything was superb. If I had an extra day I would eat there...More

Thank Adventure_MD
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

A filet mignon for $16 that was absolutely delicious. Everyone in our small group loved their meals.

Thank onegadfly101
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Great Service. Awesome People. Amazing food. Came here with my Missions Trip Team. We all had something different and we were all very pleased so we came back the next day for lunch. Highly Recommend this awesome place.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with friendly staff and pretty extensive menu. I had the tuna steak in honey, ginger and soya sauce- super tasty and very generous portions! Good value for money.

Thank clairem172
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28 January 2015|
Response from Francesco109 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
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 1940
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