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Novillito's Steak House - CLOSED

Highway 142 | 1 Mile West of the Downtown la Fortuna, Way to the Arenal Volcano, Wood Building Right Site, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 8606
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (154 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
“pineapple” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Grill, South American, Costa Rican
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Highway 142 | 1 Mile West of the Downtown la Fortuna, Way to the Arenal Volcano, Wood Building Right Site, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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61 - 70 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2016

We ate here our last night. The atmosphere was so nice. Our table was off to the back with the rain forest back drop. The whole restaurant was a large patio so the sounds of the forest could be heard. The food was good and...More

Thank Ilonka W
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This restaurant on the Northern exit road from the town is small and welcoming. Much of the cooking is visible from the seating area, and everything is freshly prepared. Portions were generous, service attentive and the quality was good, the food all fresh. It was...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Which is pretty high praise since we order it everywhere we go. From Zihuatanejo to Los Cabos to the Caribbean. The steaks were good, but we had to send one back because it was a little TOO medium rare. Not a problem for the chef....More

Thank RockyRaccoon
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Place was very empty when we went for an early dinner after a long hike. Right next to the main road so it looked like a tourist trap but don't let that deceive you. The food was excellent and prepared in an open kitchen visible...More

Thank Travel-Boffin27
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Located at the edge of La Fortuna, this open air restaurant won't disappoint. We had read Tripadvisor reviews & decided it was one of the restaurants we wanted to try while we were in La Fortuna. We almost gave up looking for it as we...More

1  Thank tlcrn5
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

A truly enjoyable experience! Family of 5. We ordered the rib eye (definitely recommend!), chicken fajitas which were also delicious and so flavorful, and fish in a house made salsa (outrageously delicious!). The rib eye came with vegetables, a huge sweet plantain and the BEST...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This place is so good we ate here twice! It is a beautiful open air restaurant with an amazing view ow the volcano. The staff was very friendly and kind. They serve large portions and everything we ate was absolutely delicious. The arroz con pollo...More

Thank Jaimevines
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This place is one of the best steak house in CR , better than most fancy ones on SJ... Este lugar es de los mejores lugares de carne en el país, y un brindan un gran servicio ...

Thank Raúl G
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

By far the best meal we've had in Costa Rica! The staff was so accommodating. We didn't arrive until 9:30pm and they still provided a dining experience to remember. The chef recommended a dessert made with fruit and custard that was lit on fire when...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Had a late dinner...nice open air restaurant and very pleasant service...even though we were the only diners there at the time we went and close to closing they were pleasant and very accommodating and didn't rush us at all...good local food

Thank gfe413
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
American, Steakhouse, Grill, South American, Costa Rican
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 142 | 1 Mile West of the Downtown la Fortuna, Way to the Arenal Volcano, Wood Building Right Site, 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 8606
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