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$2 - $9
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has killer views with amazing fresh food! We ate here twice in the one day we stayed in La Fortuna. A must try if you are in or around La Fortuna!

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and staff were friendly - very relaxed, peaceful atmosphere with an incredible view. Options for Vegetarians and Vegans that are actually good! Went here twice as was staying up the hill. Would recommend to everyone who is in the area

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff and delicious food. Great outdoor seating. Loved the vegetarian burrito, tico bowl and fresh fruit juices!

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 5 April 2022

Came here for lunch between trips to the Butterfly conservatory up the road and Sky adventures. Doesn't seem like much from the road, but out back where the restaurant is the view is well worth it. Tacos and burrito (extreme in my case) were delicious....Highly recommend if you are in the area.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 4 April 2022

Off the beaten path and worth finding! Great food at great prices, cold beer, and an amazing view. The staff were so helpful. Kelly was very kind and informative - he essentially helped us plan the rest of our itinerary for the area! (Thank you...for all the recommendations, Kelly! We had a splendid time in the Arenal area.) Can't wait to visit again!More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 24 March 2022 via mobile

This place doesn’t get more homey. Hands down the best view, food and hospitality we have had in the area by far. Kelly, the owner was very welcoming, cheerful and was quick to take our order. The food is made fresh farm to table and...per order.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 27 January 2022

I mean just wow. First of all I love that this place is off the beaten path and the views are outstanding as you eat. Now to the important stuff…. Best chocolate milkshake ever. Best burrito EVER. Hands down, by far. The owner is awesome...and put his heart into making those amazing burritos. I’ll never eat chipotle again. A CACHETE my friend!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 23 January 2022

Just stumbled into this cozy spot when stretching our legs from our rental home spot. The food was excellent and the people were terrific. It has a nice blend of locals and travelers. The food was very tasty.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 10 January 2022 via mobile

Thank you for the best lunch in Costa Rica! The quesadillas and burrito Xtrem were delicious really. The staff was smiling and nice. And the place is really great. You've got a beautiful view of the volcano, and you feel welcome to stay and relax...for a moment: lay in a chair for a moment. La pura vida. It felt amazing. We really liked our lunch there.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 6 January 2022

Our hungry family of 10 found our way to La Ventanita and were rewarded with a spectacular view of Volcan Arenal. As the clouds lifted for a rare view of the entire volcano, we enjoyed a delicious lunch of house-special burritos and lemonade. Reasonable prices,...friendly staff and an informal outdoor eating area. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Response from Amordemotos | Property representative |
Hello Folk, Just to let you know that we are accepting credit cards now. Visa & Mastercard.
7 October 2018|
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Response from Nita K | Reviewed this property |
Hi About 10 minutes from the lodge..from Santa Clara about an hour.
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Response from VT_TRAVELER_11 | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the Arenal Lodge to find out for you. The food is delicious, with a low-key atmosphere.
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La Ventanita is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5