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Lava Lounge Bar & Grill

Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7365
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (77 reviews)
“wraps” (30 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
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Bar, Costa Rican, Mexican, American, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yummy ceviche and fajitas! Relaxed atmosphere with cool reggae tunes! Visited here twice while in town.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate lunch here and was not very impressed compared to other local restraunts that give you a more authentic experince. Food wasn't bad but was a little overpriced for what it was, if it is your first time traveling here I would recommend trying...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Lava Lounge for dinner and drinks after a long day hiking around the Volcano! They have gone a for a relaxing reggae vibe with a friendly, laid back atmosphere. we had the chicken, bacon and avocado salad which I ordered from...More

Thank random_man21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Randomly found when driving through town. So happy we stopped. The staff was friendly, responsive, and the food was amazing! Had a great time and the price was good for what we had. Hope to come back before I leave.

Thank Amanda Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lava Lounge is a great place to go for good vibes and great food. The portions are big and they have a variety of choices for everyone. I love how they support local stray animals! Definitely visit this place if you are in La Fortuna!

Thank Lykera S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast there one day and then came back for drinks! Service was good, Food was good and the vibes were amazing from the team! At night they had live music which was pretty nice!

Thank Claudia V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, excellent food with big portions. Good WiFi. Definitely have a brownie to finish. Went with a group of 20ish people, everyone was very happy with their meals and the meals varied from burgers to local cuisine. Percentages of profits go to helping street...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool experience, local craft beers, dogs and cats to play with. "Americanized" menu with a few local additions.

Thank dmworle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it! Food was great and people were amazing. Spoke very good English! They have dogs around and the owner is actually from California and has a dog rescue there. Some of their profit goes to the dog rescue.

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty food and live entertainment twice a week. We had a great dinner as a family. Even my picky eater enjoyed her mountain of arroz con pollo. I liked that they believed strongly in helping the local stray dog population. A nice place to eat...More

Thank Rachel G
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2 March 2017|
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Response from Ron K | Reviewed this property |
Very cheap and great food, at least 1/3 the price than at the local resorts.
2 March 2017|
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Response from Carlos R | Reviewed this property |
it's no expensive ... around $ 15.00 $10
8 April 2016|
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Response from lavalounge | Property representative |
Hola! Thanks so much for contacting us, we have live music every Wednesday & Saturday night from 7-10pm. We hope to see you here! Have a great day :) Bree Lava Lounge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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 7365
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