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Adventure Dining

#14 of 114 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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1000 Pura Vida Gardens Drive | Adventure Dining is a trademarked name, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 8352 9419
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15:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 15:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great experience overall, enjoyed thoroughly by our Family, including 3 generations. The taxi arrived on time for pick up, was very comfortable and the driver was lovely, skilled and speaks good English. Upon our arrival we were greeted enthusiastically by the Host David and offered a refreshment prior to strolling around the gardens. It's an easy enough walk for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, food, drinks, and service! The owners, David and Cindy were great! Will be back to Adventure Dining on our next trip to Costa Rica.

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Thank mikeq1313
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Mike, Thanks for your review. I have sent out several requests for visitors to post a review and it is working, great! We enjoyed you and your group and because you are nice people, Cindy and I enjoyed the evening as well. Thanks again and hope to see you again. David and CIndy More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were expecting a nice dinner under the stars but never expected a great ride in a Mercedes up a rtetty mountain road to Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls where Adventure Dining is located. we were met by the owner a took a stroll through a fantastic bontaical gardens then on the dining platform where we had appitizaers and drinks... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Brandon, I remember you and your family fondly. Thank you for the nice review and visiting Adventure Dining. Cindy and I enjoyed your company and are very happy you guys had a Nice evening as well. Hope to see you again on your next trip to Costa Rica. David and Cindy Stannard More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect really doesnt describe this restaurant even. I have stopped by an internet cafe to give a post because I wont be home for a month or so. I would recommend this fabulious event to everyone.

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Thank chelseyriddle64
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Chelsey, Thank you for taking the time for your nice review. I think your vacation still last another Month or so, we wish we were going with you. We enjoyed your company and glad you had a nice evening here at Adventure Dining. David and Cindy Stannard More 

Saint-Louis, Senegal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Near in my life have I had a better experience at a restaurant. The ride along the coast, and then up the beautiful mountain road, then met with drinks for the tour of the beat looking gardens I have ever seen, thne sunset cocktails with snacks follower by the best dinner we had in Costa Rica.

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Thank tiffenycarter13
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Tiffany, Thank you for the nice review, Cindy and I are glad you had a enjoyable evening here at Adventure Dining . We sure hope to see you guys again, we really like good folks. David and Cindy . More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great evening with the owners David and Cindy. Truly a beautiful place.....fantastic food....wonderful sunset. David makes you feel as though he has invited you over for dinner at his home. A relaxed environment. Went out of his way to ensure our youngest grandchild enjoyed his time...mac and cheese ...fireworks!!

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Thank blue155019
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Dear Blue, I don't know who had the best time, you guys or Cindy and I. It was really a pleasure having your family here at Adventure Dining. It is always easy and enjoyable when you have good folks here. It makes everyone's evening better. Thank you much for coming and you company. David and Cindy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We travelled to the Pura Vida Gardens in January 2017. The gardens are absolutely beautiful! When visiting the Pura Vida gardens you must make reservations to eat at the Adventure Dining. The restaurant is located on a terrace that is built into the mountain that overlooks the peninsula. The sunsets magically from the terrace and you'll lose track of time... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Larissa, Thank you very much for your kind review. People like you make Cindy's and my job so much more enjoyable because you are such good people. We are glad you enjoyed your evening and are hoping that we meet up again sometime soon in the future David and Cindy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here in February 2017 with some friends looking at Costa Rica real estate. We had seen a lot of areas, but I saved Carara Parque Mountain Community for last. What a great experience for them, they could see the tallest waterfall in Costa Rica, the Carara National Park, and the amazing Ocean Views, we even walked the Pura Vida... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Robert Thank you for you nice review. It was a please meeting you guys and Cindy and I enjoyed you company. Hope we can do it again sometime. David and Cindy More 

Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Man, Adventure Dining is like no other restaurant that i have been to and i have been to 1,000s First the pick and trip up to the top of the mountsi. Second a cocktail waiting for you, Third, strioll through the magnificent gardens, Fourth, drinks and appitizers at sunset, Fifth, fantastic dinner with all the goodies,thenn followed by fireworks and... More 

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David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Andres, Thanks for the review. Cindy and I enjoyed your company and we to have a nice time with good people like you. I sure hope our paths cross again sometime David and Cindy More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can not say enough good about this Adventure Dining experience. gardens, food, staff,beautiful views, 25 or 30 Scarlet McCawsand more Tocans. everything was a lot more than we expected and we really got our monies worth.

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Thank pedro661
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this review

Pedro, Thanks for the review. Before you got here we had a family of monkeys playing around. I wish you could have seen them also. The monkeys only come about every 4 days. We enjoyed your company at Adventure Dining and Cindy and I thank you for coming. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$95 - US$115
Cuisine
American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 21:00
Thursday
15:00 - 21:00
Friday
15:00 - 21:00
Saturday
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Pura Vida Gardens Drive | Adventure Dining is a trademarked name, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 8352 9419
Description
Adventure Dining is a trademarked name If you enjoy spectacular view in a romantic setting, this is your place. Located in the heart of Pura Vida Gardens, you will dine at sunset overlooking CR's tallest waterfall and miles of gulf coastline. The views are breathtaking. All inclusive. Roundtrip transportation, entrance into the gardens, unlimited coctails (premium liquors) fabulous dinner, desert and a surprise plus music for your listening or dancing pleasure. American owned and operated. Don't miss this...."The dining experience of your lifetime." DAVID AND CINDY LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!!

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