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Restaurante & Pizzeria La Parada

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Italian, Latin, Pizza, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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4417 La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9119
06:00 - 23:00
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The house pizza was very bad, it tasted like frozen pizza. The TicoTacos tastes only like fried corn. The staff is nice though

Thank Damien D
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't go there if you want tasty good food. However, it serves the purpose if you're starving! Server was very kind.

Thank Isago82
Miami, Florida
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61 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Good, fresh and tasty food; great prices, service and ambience. Very family oriented. Clean place and packed which is always a good sign. Highly recommend it.

Thank gilda
La Paz, Bolivia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I asked two different ways if there were any specials or deals and the waiter said they don't have them. We ordered traditional casados and my husband noticed another little area in the restaurant with a buffet. He walked over and talked with the server and found out they were serving a similar full meal to the... More 

Thank Alison Z
1 review
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The chicken was like a piece of rubber and too greasy. Not my kind of place to go... the French fries were soaking wet because of the oil. There're better places for same price.

Thank Alessandro G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We ate their five nights ago. Pizza was good but the other things we had were outstanding! The beef nacho was the best of our week long trip. The fish ceviche was so delicious it got me inspired to try making it myself when I go home. Service was also excellent.

Thank HhMinn
Arsenio C, Gerente at Restaurante & Pizzeria La Parada, responded to this review

We are Glad people like you enjoy our food. In Fortuna we are happy to recibe everywant in our restaurant. Our policity good Service and great food for our coustomers! Pura Vida Costa Rica More 

Liberia, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I was looking for a nice place to have lunch at la fortuna, i ate at La Parada, nice location, ressonable prices and the most import thing was the excellent service. if you are looking for the best Costarican style food La Parada restaurant will be the best option.

Thank Gerardo L
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This looks to be the best value place in town for a evening meal with drinks. Although a informal cafe style restuarant, service is still good. Had a whole basket of garlic bread to start for about a pound and then nachos with beef and cheese to share. The portion was more than enough for 2 with lots of cheese... More 

Thank nicolamcmaster
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It started to rain while we were shopping in La Fortuna so we quickly decided to zip in this restaurant for a quick bite to eat. As many people were doing the same as us, we had to wait for service so can't really fault the staff. One thing I found interesting is they had a cassado service bar which... More 

Thank Buckziz
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Surprised by those reviews who said they had bad pizza. Wow! My personal pan pizza with mushrooms and cheese was fantastic! It was hot, had a generous supply of cheese and mushrooms but what I really liked was the crust. It was crispy and not too thick or thin - just right! The pineapple drink was fresh and delicious. Service... More 

Thank buster7919

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Latin, Pizza, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 La Fortuna, 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 9119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?