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Adventure Dining

#16 of 121 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
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1000 Pura Vida Gardens Drive | Adventure Dining is a trademarked name, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 8352 9419
15:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This evening I attended a rehearsal dinner for a friend that had attended my own wedding 5 years ago. We began reminiscing about Adventure Dining, where my husband and I had hosted our friends and family for our rehearsal dinner. Everyone agreed that it was hands down the best rehearsal dinner they had ever been to. As I look back... More 

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pvgardens, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Christy, Fantastic, Cindy and I are so glad you wrote again. We were sure that with your personalities the marriage had to be great. Any Children yet? Your group and evening dinner was one of the best we had the pleasure of being with. Thank you again!!! More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exec's. and | experienced Adventure Dining just last night. I am now at the Marriott internet room and I sure hope this message gets out ok. We were met with a cocktail before walking through the fantasticlly beautiful gardens. We then walked to the dining platform at adventure Dining, had appitizers along with a fully stocked "open" bar while... More 

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pvgardens, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Kelly, Thank you very much for your review. I was very glad to meet your group and wish we had more time to discuss Adventure Dining's future with your company. I'm glad you had a enjoyable evening. Cindy and I enjoyed being with your group. It is fun for us when our guests are as nice as friendly as your... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eight of us were staying at the Marriott Hotel in the Jaco area. The trip was to celebrate my wifes birthday. Trip was fantistic but I wanted something special for the actual birthday. The woman at the Marriott recommended Adventure Dining, she explaineda little to us and we agreed. She called and made reservations for us and then we asked... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Coach, It was a pleasure having your group at Adventure Dining. Cindy and I had fun Making the Birthday a surprise for all. I enjoyed the staff and the rest of the group When they continued signing Happy Birthday to your wife in Spanish. It is easy to have a great evening when you get a group of nice people... More 

Yuma, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, Linda nearly forced our group to trek up a mountain in the milldle of no where to eat at some adventure place. Well let me tell you-------Adventure Dining has been the best dining experience of my life and <i think our party of eight would all agree, Instead of siting all the great things----just go to face and... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Kelly, I'm sorry to hear about your bad experience with the other restaurant., I can assure you most are not that way at all. That being said I'm glad you gave them a bad review and Adventure Dining a great review. Your group was very nice and I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves. Cindy and I also enjoyed your company and... More 

Huntington Beach, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cindy and David were the perfect hosts. Everything was awesome including the great music and sunset!

Thank Tracy E
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Tracy, Thank you for your great review for Adventure Dining. Thank you for coming. Cindy and I enjoyed your company and hope to see you again in the future. David and Cindy More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazzzing place to dine and watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean,while you look at the rainforest benieth you,listning to the sound of all the birds and wildlife. One of our best and most diverse experiences ever.

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Susanne, Thank you for you nice review of Adventure Dining. Cindy and I enjoyed your group. It is easy to enjoy an evening with nice people. We are glad you had a good experience. Hope we see you again in the future. David and Cindy Stannard More 

Austin, Texas
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1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A group of us, 3 couples, were in Jaco last month celebrating my sister and I's 40th birthday. We knew we wanted to have dinner somewhere special and could not have picked a better place. David and Cindy are amazing hosts! They are very friendly, welcoming and David is quite entertaining. The views, gardens, deck, food, drinks all perfect! And... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Mel and Stephanie, Thank you for celebrating you double special birthdays at Adventure Dining. Cindy and I enjoyed your group very much, In fact it was a blast! It is always a great Time when you get a big group of nice people together. I hope our paths cross again sometime. Happy Birthday! David and Cindy More 

Clayton, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Located on top of the mountain with breath-taking views of the Bijagual Waterfall, exotic Pura Vida gardens, and awesome sunsets. Be sure to take your camera to capture this spectacular experience. Accommodating staff while dining under the stars with sounds of the waterfall in the distance. Very romantic and intimate. Rough ride to reach the crest of the mountain, but... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Terry and Sandy, Thank you for your great review for Adventure Dining. I got a comment from the group Of 8 that was with us that night and the felt rushed to leave. I hope you guys didn't feel the same way. Cindy and I really enjoyed your company. It is fun to be with nice people. (The group of... More 

Astoria, New York
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96 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I kind of struggled with writing this review because there were nice things about the evening we spent last Wednesday (April 5th) and things that would make me not want to do this again. The evening was our last-night celebration for my partner's 40th birthday trip with 8 of us. First off, we were supposed to be picked up by... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Aftermood, Sorry about you being late on the pick up. I didn't know we were late and as we speak We are talking with the owner of the transportation company. Just got the word. It was Cindy's fault. The people that were in the Van with you, ( from North Carolina) Cindy had given Johnny, the driver the wrong address... More 

1 review
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My boyfriend and I did this with our friends for the 40th birthday and it was amazing! Great food. Great views. Great price for a great night! Thank you David and Cindy!

Thank Stephanie M
pvgardens, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Steohanie, Thank you for your nice review of Adventure Dining. Cindy and I enjoyed your group . We had a good time as well, it is easy with nice people. Happy Birthday and thanks for letting us be part of the celbration. Hope to see you again David and Cindy More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$95 - US$115
American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Pura Vida Gardens Drive | Adventure Dining is a trademarked name, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 8352 9419
Adventure Dining is a trademarked name If you enjoy spectacular view in a romantic setting, this is your place. Located in the heart of Pura Vida Gardens, you will dine at sunset overlooking CR's tallest waterfall and miles of gulf coastline. The views are breathtaking. All inclusive. Roundtrip transportation, entrance into the gardens, unlimited coctails (premium liquors) fabulous dinner, desert and a surprise plus music for your listening or dancing pleasure. American owned and operated. Don't miss this...."The dining experience of your lifetime." DAVID AND CINDY LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!!

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