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Rain Forest Cafe and Restaurant

Metros Sur del Parque 125, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7239
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (42 reviews)
“empanadas” (45 reviews)
“chicken burrito” (16 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Fast food, Latin, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Metros Sur del Parque 125, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My lady and i were looking for place to get like a snack and a coffe, well im happy to ate here, we tried the carrot cake, 1 capuccino, coffee with milk, the little cangrejos and 2 tamales,they were delicious thank u gyus😋

Thank ChArLs1989
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner on a May night with heavy rains and managed to get the last table. Service was fantastic and friendly. Waiters English was great. We ordered a couple chicken casados which were excellent and came with blackberry drinks. I’d definitely return...More

Thank sfryyz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious little cafe for some classic breakfast and a great beverage before exploring Arenal! The moño loco was awesome!

Thank niftyix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only had breakfast here but it was really delicious. Nothing was rushed yet we didn't have to wait long for our order. The food was very, very tasty and the coffee delicious. Wish I had had the opportunity to return for dinner - next time!

Thank Bazerelli
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant just off the central square, extensive menu with many hot and cold drinks and tasty, good value food (we had fish and steak, both good) and friendly service from the waiter who had excellent English and helped order a taxi afterwards back to...More

Thank RedJimNottingham
Reviewed 2 April 2018

One of our favorite restaurants in La Fortuna! Great food, could've eaten here more than the 2 times we did!

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Had a macchiato and a couple of other coffees and they were very good. Fries were too hard and under cooked.

Thank Nitsanw
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Food was good, and good prices as well! The wait staff is very friendly and was able to speak English with us very well. Nice local restaurant.

Thank Kelli H
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We stopped here for lunch on our way to see Volcan Arenal. The waiter was helpful in suggestions for lunch. My husband and I shared chicken fajitas which were really tasty. The waiter recommended we share and there was plenty of food for the two...More

Thank LaurieinNC
Reviewed 7 March 2018

After a long day of hiking and touring the area we wanted to get out of our hotel for dinner and the Rain Forest Cafe was recommended to us by the front desk. We took a cab to the restaurant and as we pulled up...More

Thank Crawford99975
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7 November 2016|
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Response from huberth u | Property representative |
Thank you for your comment, it is a pleasure to serve you.
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3 February 2015|
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Response from StephTranel |
No I think it was red. It was more like tobasco than salsa. It had big slices of onion in it. Maybe peppers too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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: Metros Sur del Parque 125, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 7239
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