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Rancho Perla

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, ,
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1940
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (9 reviews)
“fresh tuna” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

My wife, son, and I ate here while staying in the Arenal/Fortuna area. It had been recommended by staff at the hotel as well as the driver who brought us from San Jose so we figured it was worth a try. It is located about...More

2  Thank CincinnatiVictor
Reviewed 10 April 2014

My husband and I ate here on our honeymoon and had the most amazing seafood dinner for only around $30 total!

1  Thank Angela R
Reviewed 13 March 2014

On a hot day it's great to sit in the open-air breeze and down a few Imperials. I had the crab avocado and also the chicken and rice. My wife had the sea bass. It was a three-way tie for awesome!

1  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Ask a local where it is. The sign on the outside doesn't actually say Rancho Perla. fantastic place!

Thank wurldtraveler09
Reviewed 19 February 2014

This was an excellent lunch for $11. The restaurant is a popular tourist spot (handy souvenir shops on either side) and we were very pleased with the food. The restaurant is located on Calle 468 and Avenida 331. This is when we learned that Costa...More

Thank Carlita62
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We tried this restauran because they display the Tripadvisor logo and have an interesting menu. My choice of corvina (sea bass) was served with a mixed seafood sauce, boiled potato and vegetable variety. Everything was properly prepared and tasty. My wife's choice of chicken curry...More

Thank bestdad777
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We ate here twice. First time the service was very good and food was amazing. So we decided to go again, 2nd time around wasnt quite as good as the 1st visit but still good. Popular with tour groups.

1  Thank Jo_Aberdeen_UK
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We were part of an OAT tour group and our tour leader had made advance 7pm reservations for our group of 16 for dinner. BAD CHOICE. There were already two other groups (14 and 18 people) who also had 7pm dinner reservations. The service was...More

Thank AYoungOnr
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We were a party of twelve celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. Every member of our party enjoyed their selection. I had the mahi mahi which was delicious. The service was exceptional. I would highly recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 28 December 2013

My partner had the seafood which she said was amazing. There had to be over a pound of fresh, mixed variety of seafood including shrimp, octopus, mussels, fish and scallops. I had the Arroz con Pollo which was wonderful with fresh vegetables. The black bean...More

Thank Smartestsnal
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29 January 2015|
Response from Francesco109 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am just a reviewer, I am not the restaurant's Chef! You have sent your question to the wrong person.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 1940
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