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Steak House el Tobogan

££ - £££Steakhouse, ,
La Fortuna | From the Catholic Church 500 Meters Towards the Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 8420
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Central American, Costa Rican
££ - £££
La Fortuna | From the Catholic Church 500 Meters Towards the Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 15 January 2015

After a long hike at Cerro Chato, my boyfriend and I were DYING for water and food. We decided to stop at the first place we saw which happened to be this restaurant. As soon as we walked up to the front, we were greeted...More

Thank Megan N
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

Lovely steak but garlic bread and chips were poor. Basic service and served on an ordinary dinner plate - nothing fancy like over the road - ok

Thank Markl712
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Amazing steak -tenderloin with blackberry sauce! Shirley met us at our car with an umbrella on a very rainy evening and treated us royally. Truly the best steak I have ever had with a generous glass of Merlot, along with delicious banana flambé. The family...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Our guide Frank brought us here because we wanted traditional CR cuisine. The hostess was very accommodating,spoke English and was eager to offer suggestions and even the recipe for the steak with the mushrooms and jalapeños. A bit pricey but in the tourist area it...More

1  Thank Chris7372
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Steaks are really amazing here and the size is big! Really the best steak in CR. Too bad it lacks atmosphere, it is not a place where you would order a bottle of wine and enjoy a 3 course meal. So we ate our maine...More

Thank tantepoes
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

Shirley was awesome. Ended up here for directions our first night and we came back the next day to say thank you and have a beer. Ended up with an amazing steak and a decent chicken fajita. Service was stellar and food was great. Good...More

1  Thank annie270
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We stopped here for dinner with our three children after a hard day's Zip wiring, horse riding and swimming. We were intending to go to a different steakhouse recommended on Trip Advisor (Novellito). However, it was dark and the name on the sign was similar...More

1  Thank Richard A
Mauricio A, Gerente at Steak House el Tobogan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

thank you family !!, we are very happy that you and your family to visit us and enjoy the best tenderloin in Costa Rica in the 1/4 Novillo tenderloin Tobogán Steak House . many greetings !!!

Reviewed 11 August 2014

We visited El Tobogan in August 2014 for a drink while we waited for a taxis. We met the owner's son Mauricio and started talking. Conversation was good ending up staying for hours. While there staff brought us food to sample. It was so good...More

1  Thank Travelerscandg
Mauricio A, Gerente at Steak House el Tobogan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

thank you very much for your opinion, as it is a great pleasure to know that you enjoy the most of your visit and most importantly their food! , Thank you very much for real, this is your home!! ATT: Mauricio Antonio ...

Reviewed 19 July 2014

My family was introduced to this restaurant by our guide as we traveled in the La Fortuna area and WOW are we impressed. This is a truly family owned and operated establishment and they are there to make your stay a pleasure to your heart...More

1  Thank KevinRunkle
Reviewed 29 June 2014

My wife and I were staying near La Fortuna and decided to give this place a try. The owner and host were so kind and helpful and struck up a conversation with us. We chatted about everything from the recent Costa Rican win over Greece,...More

Thank CHalfacre
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Fortuna | From the Catholic Church 500 Meters Towards the Volcano, 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 8420
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1/4 Novillo Tenderloin Steak House el Tobogán is a family restaurant Characterized by specialty meat originating in the area offering: Tenderloin, T-bon Steak Churrasco steak and a reasonable price, having a menu for different tastes: salads, rice, chicken, seafood, burgers and sandwiches and vegetarian food as well! . why the name Tobogán ? , Because you will find a large slide = Tobogán with a large pissina restaurant that is part of !...
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