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Ceviche del Rey

$$ - $$$
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Central American, South American
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142, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7660
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered fried seafood (jalea real) worst batter ever and over fried. Arroz chaufa especial was like 80% rice and 20% protein and honestly not good. The grilled chicken was drenched in oil and so where the vegetables and mash potatoes. The only thing that was good was the ceviche and it was 2x1. Service was terrible which made the... More 

Thank Gabzzzz
Charleston, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wandered in to Ceviche del Rey simply because we were tired and hungry and it was there with a parking lot. What a wonderful experience. The atmosphere, the decor, the service and the food were beyond excellent! The ceviche was delicious and fresh and the arroz con pollo was incredible. The portions were enormous so we had some leftover to... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Restaurant has a great location, set-up and even the ambiance to be stellar. The Nazca Lines glyphs on the walls are also worthy of perusal. We had our final evening dinner there and it was less than stellar. The ceviche was advertised as 2-1 on the board outside in large print, but when asked it seemed a mystery to the... More 

Thank Chad A
1 review
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Ceviche del Rey and the food was great, the service was excellent. After talking to Mr Salazar he suggested a few things to eat and they were really good. If you are planning to visit Costa Rica you must go to this place. We will go back again.

Thank Enmanuel R
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Nice ceviche. Good pasta with seafood and beefheart. Parkplace in front. They said that the paymentmachine for creditcard is broken but it is just a way too let you pay cash in dollars and ear more ! Just say that you don't have that cash with you and the machine is suddenly 'fixed' 😉...

Thank Sabine L
San Jose, Costa Rica
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99 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Nothing here stood out for me. The food was okay, service was okay. Maybe I'm spoiled, but I like to encounter something different when I'm away from home. I did not find that here.

Thank SJAnita
Larchmont, New York
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7 reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This restaurant was recomended by our hotel as we were lookin for ceviche (we were tired of having "casados" at lunch and dinner). The restaurant is a good 15 minutes walk from the center of La Fortuna, the service friendly but the cadre and food average.

Thank michka2017
Potomac, Maryland
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

There were 9 of us hardly anyone had anything delicious. Everything was okay, if you like good food, not for you! Go to Snapper's House or almost any other place. La Fortuna has a fair number of good restaurants!

Thank lovetotravel13md
Copenhagen, Denmark
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99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Visited Ceviche del Rey after a day of hiking in the Arenal area, and it was just what we needed. We were a little anxious since we were the only ones in the big restaurant, but the food was very good, nice beers, and the service was perfect and friendly. Can only recommend this place.

Thank MsHaslund
Dallas, TX
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stopped in for a light meal between hiking locations. Loved the octopus and shrimp ceviche. Service was friendly, waiter spoke good English. Great open air dining space.

Thank TexaninSpain

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Central American, South American
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142, 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 7660

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?