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Nene's Restaurant

Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9192
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tilapia” (99 reviews)
“steak” (175 reviews)
“surf turf” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Seafood, South American, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 5, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing lunch here. Service was excellent (and some kind of finals soccer game was on that day, you know how Ticos love soccer ;). We had the chef special steak and shrimp. One better than the other! Delicious!!! Drinks...More

Thank TriniD01
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nene's was recommend to us by a lot of the locals and highly rated on tripadvisor, so we were expecting an amazing meal. The dinner did not totally disappoint, but the flavors were not that great. They offer very large meals, but the seasonings were...More

Thank Monica W
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant was recommended by locals and our host, but the seafood rice and soups had many shells and the portions of fish was small. However, the steak special was very good - so even though this is known as a seafood place, I would...More

Thank Claude J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was highly recommended on Yelp and did not disappoint. I would say it is a good family restaurant with really good food. We ordered pasta and tilapia and both were great. Dessert and drinks were also very good and the wait staff was...More

Thank LoveToTravel20152015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant as a couple with no idea what it would be like. We were extremely pleased with our choice of restaurant. We had ceviche to start, of course, then filet mignon with bacon and mushroom and two of the most enormous and...More

Thank Deryn H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommend by the locals but we had a terrible experience. Our waiter was the only person not amazingly nice of Costa Rica during our trip. We ordered the Chef’s special (a 40 dollar plate) and ribs were so burned that were...More

Thank ygv17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and drinks. Food was good, drinks were cold. Service was friendly and good. Hubby and I were lone diners and it was quiet inside. Nothing special stands out, but we would go back again.

Thank angela c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice lunch with friends at the recommendation of our hotel. It’s a nice restaurant, very good food but somewhat slow service.

Thank Jimmy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place to be very average at best. I had a steak plate and the steak was extremely tender but lacked flavor. After adding salt it was better. The chimichurri sauce was more oil than anything and the vegetables were very bland. The...More

Thank hsalinas007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was fine. Not much flavor. However service was good we didn’t leave hungry. We wouldn’t go out of our way to go back.

Thank Meghanmccl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5, 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 9192
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