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Adventure Dining

#12 of 114 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
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15:00 - 21:00
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Ogden, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went here after we went on the wild life tour and the food was good and it was an out door eating place and they did not disappoint this was very fun place

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Thank Alan B
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Alan, Thanks for you review of Adventure Dining. I really believe the it was your group that made it a "Fun Place" when good people get together they just always seem to have a good time. I'm glad you enjoyed the food and the evening. Hope to see you again. David and Cindy More 

Los Suenos, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible views and great fun. A large group cancelled at the last minute, but David and Cindy kept our reservations intact even though we were a small party of four. They provided a tour of the grounds, cocktails, a wonderful meal and great conversation. Thank you to David and Cindy for a memorable evening!

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

Thanks for the great review. We are sure glad we did stay open for you guys because You were a blast and we really enjoyed the evening with you. It is always fun with people That have great personalities as you guys did. David and Cindy More 

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant that just happens to be in the most beautiful Bontanical gardens in the world. Everything was perfect,, views,,food.staff. entertainment. We will return

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Thank kemar1686
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Kemar, What a surprise. Thanks for the review. I thought you had forgotten all about your Dinner here at Adventure Dining. Well, the other guests and Cindy and I sure had a great time with you teaching us how to dance the "reggae". It was a special night and we really Enjoyed your company. Hope to see you again soon.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great experience overall, enjoyed thoroughly by our Family, including 3 generations. The taxi arrived on time for pick up, was very comfortable and the driver was lovely, skilled and speaks good English. Upon our arrival we were greeted enthusiastically by the Host David and offered a refreshment prior to strolling around the gardens. It's an easy enough walk for... More 

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Thank Caroline R
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Caroline, Thank you very much for you very nice review. Your family was great and I just wish we could see more of you. Christian was fantastic and a great firework shooter. Cindy and I Really enjoyed your family, it is easy when you guys are such nice people. I really enjoyed talking with everyone, from you good looking girls... More 

Stayner, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, food, drinks, and service! The owners, David and Cindy were great! Will be back to Adventure Dining on our next trip to Costa Rica.

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Thank mikeq1313
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Mike, Thanks for your review. I have sent out several requests for visitors to post a review and it is working, great! We enjoyed you and your group and because you are nice people, Cindy and I enjoyed the evening as well. Thanks again and hope to see you again. David and CIndy More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were expecting a nice dinner under the stars but never expected a great ride in a Mercedes up a rtetty mountain road to Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls where Adventure Dining is located. we were met by the owner a took a stroll through a fantastic bontaical gardens then on the dining platform where we had appitizaers and drinks... More 

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

Brandon, I remember you and your family fondly. Thank you for the nice review and visiting Adventure Dining. Cindy and I enjoyed your company and are very happy you guys had a Nice evening as well. Hope to see you again on your next trip to Costa Rica. David and Cindy Stannard More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect really doesnt describe this restaurant even. I have stopped by an internet cafe to give a post because I wont be home for a month or so. I would recommend this fabulious event to everyone.

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Thank chelseyriddle64
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Chelsey, Thank you for taking the time for your nice review. I think your vacation still last another Month or so, we wish we were going with you. We enjoyed your company and glad you had a nice evening here at Adventure Dining. David and Cindy Stannard More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great evening with the owners David and Cindy. Truly a beautiful place.....fantastic food....wonderful sunset. David makes you feel as though he has invited you over for dinner at his home. A relaxed environment. Went out of his way to ensure our youngest grandchild enjoyed his time...mac and cheese ...fireworks!!

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Thank blue155019
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Dear Blue, I don't know who had the best time, you guys or Cindy and I. It was really a pleasure having your family here at Adventure Dining. It is always easy and enjoyable when you have good folks here. It makes everyone's evening better. Thank you much for coming and you company. David and Cindy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled to the Pura Vida Gardens in January 2017. The gardens are absolutely beautiful! When visiting the Pura Vida gardens you must make reservations to eat at the Adventure Dining. The restaurant is located on a terrace that is built into the mountain that overlooks the peninsula. The sunsets magically from the terrace and you'll lose track of time... More 

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Thank Larissa B
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Larissa, Thank you very much for your kind review. People like you make Cindy's and my job so much more enjoyable because you are such good people. We are glad you enjoyed your evening and are hoping that we meet up again sometime soon in the future David and Cindy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here in February 2017 with some friends looking at Costa Rica real estate. We had seen a lot of areas, but I saved Carara Parque Mountain Community for last. What a great experience for them, they could see the tallest waterfall in Costa Rica, the Carara National Park, and the amazing Ocean Views, we even walked the Pura Vida... More 

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Thank Robert J
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Robert Thank you for you nice review. It was a please meeting you guys and Cindy and I enjoyed you company. Hope we can do it again sometime. David and Cindy More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$95 - US$115
Cuisine
American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 21:00
Thursday
15:00 - 21:00
Friday
15:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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