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Nene's Restaurant

Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9192
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tilapia” (94 reviews)
“steak” (158 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 966 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Nene's on recommendation from an EcoTerra toure guide. Our first trip we had a mixture of especial del dia pescado and bisteak - both were great and came on well laid out plates (on fire!) We also had the ceviche appetizer which...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience was so good we had to visit a 2nd time. I had shrimp and my husband had the steak. Service was excellent!

Thank unsureof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and a wonderful location in the middle of town. The service bus great I recommend this restaurant if you are looking for quality food!!!!

Thank Luis A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Nene's for a second time recently, and it was as good as we remembered. We had the tilapia and shrimp special, with garlic butter and vegetables. It was excellent, and we also recommend the ceviche, it was some of the best we've ever...More

Thank annika_lucky13
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We actually had quite a few people recommend this place (taxi driver, tour guides, etc) so we were expecting more of a traditional Costa Rican experience but this seemed to be quite the tourist spot and there was not much traditional Costa Rican food on...More

1  Thank kelsbo87
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, good portions, lovely service and average pricing. Would recommend the beef nachos, they were so yum, really cheesy and so filling.

Thank Sonia P
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I went for dinner one time while I was in Costa Rica! One of the nicest restaurants in La Fortuna area!

Thank Силви К
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This restaurant was recommended to my husband by 2 different locals, so we thought we couldn't miss on this. Well? We did. After reading the reviews, I can say this - if I HAD to recommend this restaurant, it would be for ONLY one item...More

Thank Sapele51
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a recommendation from staff in our hotel. We were not disappointed. It is an attractive building inside, menu had plenty of choices and when it arrived it was tasty and was a good portion size. Nice selection of vegetables served with...More

Thank FM100
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Food: Ordered Rib-eye steak and Pescado al ajilo. Both were great. Service : average service. Price : 2 beers/ 2 main dish/ one desert + service -> USD 52, not expensive. This restaurant was recommended by local, highly recommend this place.

Thank Mia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9192
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