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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 good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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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 2 days ago via mobile

My third visit and food is still great! One of my favorite places in the area. If it was my decision I would remodel its restrooms.

Thank Alejandra C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat a late dinner and this place was open. They had live music playing when we walked in. We were promptly greeted and sat. It was cool seeing all of the street vendors outside the entrance with items...More

Thank Clint H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food is great and excelent prices, really good service and hot waiters!! :) one of the best places in la fortuna.

Thank Cesar P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rustic and in center of town this place is a great place to visit. Look for Fabio , the star mixologist and request his mojitos or margarita. Beer drinker, no problem. They have sizable selections of artenisal beers to satisfy your craving. Had pizza and...More

Thank kennethtan51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent food, good drinks. Good beer selection. Sangria was a bit tart, but good. Overall, we stopped here twice to rest and enjoy a beverage. We did share wings, which were a bit spicy, but delicious.

Thank Jodi L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is ok, nothing wrong with it, a nice casual atmosphere. We sat down on a bench and were quickly brought menus. One thing that irked me was that we were brought cans not bottles of beer which felt a bit cheap I guess,...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bartender asked me three times if I had ordered a beer after I told him no the first time. The crowd there was a little unpleasant as well.

Thank Mellanie1228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with a good atmosphere. Seemed relatively expensive compared to other places in town. However, didn't visit other places for food so not sure if food was better thus deserved a higher price! Also, the proceeds support a stray dog rescue service.

Thank Roan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was passing through La Fortuna on business all summer and always stoped at this restaurant for lunch when I was in town. They have decent cocktails, good service, and I love the generous portions for arroz con pollo--definitely enough for two to share.

Thank Summer Rose S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During my visit to Costa Rica, I wanted to visit the local spots and this was recommended. I had a great time and visited several times during my stay. Super friendly staff, good food, great drinks and a lively atmosphere. Must visit!

Thank Altagracia 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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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