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Don Rufino

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| Diagonal a la Gasolinera La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21207, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9997
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (74 reviews)
“grouper” (30 reviews)
“hummus” (22 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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| Diagonal a la Gasolinera La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21207, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant both evenings that we where in La Fortuna. We loved the food. Thank you Maria for your hospitality. Greetings from the Netherlands

1  Thank Kuijp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place on our way back from Arenal, and our experience was simply perfect. Although the place is expensive, the food is delicious (great presentation too: my girlfriend loved her trout, and my beef was perfectly cooked). The service was always friendly, timely...More

Thank Esteban L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking around La Fortuna and almost didn't stop in because noone was in there, but so glad we did because the lunch we has was authentic Costa Rican and truly delicious as were the drinks. Don't pass this one by.

Thank Charlene B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place really took us by surprise. The food was absolutely amazing. The ceviche was great and their steak was so nice. Very good service. A restaurant not to miss when in La Fortuna.

Thank Jessica Ö
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The food and service here was very good. My husband loved his Costa Rican trout and my filet was perfectly cooked. Prices are high, though.

Thank Travelmolz
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Finding Outstanding food, in Costa Rica in difficult, but we found it. It's not cheap, but if your looking for really good food this is definitely for you. Most of the restaurants we visited in Costa Rica are good enough but we were looking for...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is possibly the most expensive restaurant in La Fortuna, so we saved it for the last night of our vacation. While we may not have enjoyed it as much as the rest, I cannot give it anything but five stars. The pasta dish I...More

1  Thank Waffie67
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We came in for dinner with our kids and place was packed full. Great atmosphere and very pleasant setting. We were hungry so we ordered most of the menu and every dish that came out was a winner. We mostly loved Grandma's chicken and the...More

Thank עמי מ
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner and good service The patacóns were awesome and the beet and mozzarella salad Reasonably priced

Thank Bottega96
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We had here dinner with family. Reservation is required to have a table very good chicken and chicken risotto. The chocolate dessert is top. Good service . Very cosy place just bit south of the city centre on the main road

Thank benfk
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Dom I
17 March 2015|
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Response from Dom I | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee, they are open till ten or eleven PM, depending upon the amount of business they have and the weather.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 65
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Diagonal a la Gasolinera La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21207, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9997
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Our cuisine features a contemporary concept, influenced by the classic European cuisine, Asia and Latin America, from an eloquent and modern perspective. Our steaks are locally produced, with very high farming standards; and our seafood and fish dishes are amongst the preferred by our guests, for whom our menu also offers many vegetarian options, made with ingredients which, in most cases, are harvested in our own farm, pesticide-free.
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