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Restaurante Vara Blanca

Cruce de Volcan Poas y Carretera a Sarapiqui | ., Vara Blanca 00506, Costa Rica
+506 2482 2193
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
8 May 2017
“Great Casado”
10 Apr 2017
“Very good food”
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Cafe, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Cruce de Volcan Poas y Carretera a Sarapiqui | ., Vara Blanca 00506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This was our first lunch in Costa Rica whilst staying in Poas and the Casado was delicious. The portions were huge, the service friendly and it was great to be immersed in a restaurant that had mainly on locals as it made it feel authentic....More

Thank Preyom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped by for lunch on our way to the Peace Lodge. Very good food at reasonable prices. The pork chops are very good. I would recommend the pork chops over the beef as the beef was a little tough. Friendly service. I would eat...More

Thank Girlstar128
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel Vara Blanca and thus ate there are night. At lunch, the restaurant was packed. It was calmer at dinner. Steak was very large and tasty.

1  Thank StefanReiter
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Nice interior, comfortable, good food. A bit slow in the service, but food was fine. We had the Casado (typical Costarican dish) with toung or with steak, and both were fine. Prices normal for the area between 6-7 thousand colones, but also have other steak...More

Thank 110,016
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Really not bad the breakfast was good except that they don't serve toast with it and when we ordered it they gave us hot dog rolls with out butter the waitress ran out and got us some, got two of the orders mixed, she did...More

Thank elticorico
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Brought here by our local friends and the place was packed with locals from San Jose out for a weekend day with the family. Really fun wooden interior (reminds me of those old school bars in the states with peanut shells on the floor). Really...More

Thank sfoFam
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

If you are going to Poas Volcano or La Paz Waterfalls, you can stop at this pretty wood house to enjoy a typical breakfast. It also includes good dishes for lunch. Has very special details as decoration, like all the tables have napkins signed by...More

Thank MauricioRZCR
Reviewed 25 February 2015

The food is of a high quality and the selection for the lunch buffet should appeal to all tastes an preferences.

1  Thank bibliognostic
Reviewed 30 December 2014

I see pictures up ,these are of a place down the road , so it's a good place to go visit see the animals but most of all the amazing waterfalls. But back to the restaurant VARA BLANCA. It's in the local town beside the...More

Thank Florence196
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Cafe, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
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Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
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  • Address: Cruce de Volcan Poas y Carretera a Sarapiqui | ., Vara Blanca 00506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Vara Blanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2482 2193
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