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Restaurante La Tipica

San Carlos | De Super Cristián 100 Metros Oeste, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7528
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“grilled meat” (3 reviews)
“casado” (12 reviews)
“ceviche” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
San Carlos | De Super Cristián 100 Metros Oeste, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

the restaurant is frequently visited. Nice and efficiënt service. we got tortillia chips and dip becaurse of the waitingtime was a little longer that was super attent me al was deliscious and a good portion

Thank Marga W
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Waited for over 40 minutes for a crappy meal, this people most write their own reviews in trip advisor as the place is no good. Bad mistake.....

1  Thank Fer19710514
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This small restaurant is always busy, and can be hard to get a table. Everyone seemed to recommend it to us. The food, and service was good, prices are reasonable.

1  Thank captainronanejo69
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on a whim and regretted it almost immediately. The grilled meat and ceviche were great but the vegetables that we ordered tasted off, as did the non-grilled meat. I heard the microwave being used a lot too which is never...More

Thank darety
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The food was fine and prices were okay. We were surprised that the were no prices for alcoholic drinks on the menu. Later when I asked for the check I was charged 3300 C. for one small bottle of Imperial, the cheapest of all beers....More

Thank Stephan S
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Relatively cheap food. Good casado con pollo and some yummy nachos! Both about $7! Open air seating is nice. Friendly service.

Thank Krina S
Reviewed 18 November 2017

when we saw the chef was cooking the fresh meat on the grill we stop immediately and the result has been great. You've to wait a bit but it worth the wait. It's not a cheap restaurant if you think to be in the middle...More

Thank Davide F
Reviewed 30 August 2017

stopped and had lunch here we all had casada - it was tasty and reasonably priced. Its a little out of the centre of town but other than that its perfectly fine

Thank tangentgirl2003
Reviewed 14 August 2017

At any other place, I'd accept that maybe I'm not accustomed to local food and I can't appreciate it. Not at La Tipica. From start to finish, my visit was confusing and underwhelming. I'm breaking it down into categories to help organize my thoughts: Service:...More

Thank suddenlysoup
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We tried this Soda for Dinner one evening and the atmosphere was Costa Rican Quaint! Its on the main road driving into Fortuna so can be busy and load, we didn't mind. Great people and traffic watching :) The service by the young gal was...More

Thank DaMama4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Carlos | De Super Cristián 100 Metros Oeste, 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 7528
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