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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (9 reviews)
“fresh tuna” (2 reviews)
“fish” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We were given a great welcome with umbrellas from our taxi to inside the restaurant as it was raining heavily. I had the fresh tuna with a king prawn sauce and it was done to perfection. It came with a jacket potato and various veggies....More

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 16 January 2017

went there on a friends recommendation and it was awesome.. The seafood we ate was fresh and filling.. We could not eat it all..

Thank rgeiereec
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Not only the food quality but the restaurant itself is very cozy and away from the main street noise Recommended 100%

Thank Eduardo R
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Everything was great, delicious food, amazing fusion and beautiful place, fresh food, The price is in line with the quality and service.

Thank Luis R
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I have being at this restaurant dozens of times and every single time is the same or even better, from my point of view this restaurant is the best restaurant from many of it class and the most important thing is not over priced, Perla...More

Thank Andres L
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The server was knowledgable, professional, and kind. The food was to die for! I came from Alberta where beef is king and I've never had a tenderloin cooked like this before. My friend ordered the tuna and it was perfect. Best fajitas around. Prices were...More

Thank kimberlyarendt
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Everytime we return to La Fortuna we definitely visit Restaurant Rancho Perla. This CostaRican owned restaurant is not your typical rice and beans restaurant. Their menu is extensive with something for everyone. (Vegetarian as well) and great Tenderloin, Tuna steak, shrimp, Seabass, Snook Filet Mignon...More

Thank Monica M
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We have been recommended this restaurant from our guid and hotel. Compare to a Costa Rican cousin this place was some what disappointing. The chicken casserole with the coconut milk had a bland taste, the tuna was very rubbery and only the rice and chicken...More

Thank Boopie06
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is just down the street from Tabacon Resort so it is close to everything. Skip the overpriced mediocre resort food for this place. A Bar tender recommended this place so we figured we would try something different. The ceviche was spectacular to start with....More

Thank cgamb1
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This was our most expensive meal in Costa and we were expecting to be blown away. We had steak with what was supposed to be gorgonzola, but I'm certain it was mushroom. It was ok. Just ok. We also ordered seared tuna and it was...More

Thank whereintheworldis
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28 January 2015|
Response from Francesco109 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am just a reviewer, I am not the restaurant's Chef! You have sent your question to the wrong person.
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Restaurant Details

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