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Lava Rocks Cafe

) #45 of 114 Restaurants in La Fortuna de San Carlos $$ - $$$ , American,
Costado sur de la iglesia catolica La Fortuna | Southside of the church in La Fortuna Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40-4417, Costa Rica
+506 2479 8039
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (12 reviews)
“nachos” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Costado sur de la iglesia catolica La Fortuna | Southside of the church in La Fortuna Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40-4417, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We only got the gelato. They had a good selection and the ones we picked were good. Prices were reasonable. Service was quick.

Thank jennfis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started with a bad face just because I asked for a beer to the long time they took preparing my food , one of the worst places to have a beer or dinner The girls working there doesn't like the people and they will ignored...More

Thank WilliamCR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cafe is well placed the and decently done up. The food is just about average and the service minimal. Might look up another place if i visit La Fortuna again

Thank WayfarerIndia
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

As I write this it's been more than 25 minutes since our waitress picked up our payment. Still waiting for the change. My partner asked for the bill once. The next time we saw our server she didn't bring the bill but instead asked if...More

Thank splashfiles
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Bartender was not welcoming and was short with us. We would have stayed but we got one drink and left due to the rude service at several times.

Thank AJT81
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stopped in for dessert. 3 of us had two scoops in a bowl, total of 6 distinct flavors. We all agreed on declaring each and every flavor delicious. We even tried flavors for the first time, so the opportunity for a bad choice was...More

Thank 360barry
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Our waitress was very slow, not helpful at all. The food wasn't very good. Good location in Fortuna.

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a nice place with a great ambiance. The food was excellent and they have fantastic soup. The service was friendly and very efficient.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We stopped in La Fortuna for a break on our journey and wanted something cool at lunchtime on a hot day. They had an excellent selection of gelato flavours - passionfruit, coconut, coffee and rum and raisin were all delicious.

Thank scarletgleam
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I can only speak to the gelato here. We tried it on recommendation of one of our tour guides who lives in La Fortuna. I'm not much of an ice cream guy (I know I know its gelato not ice cream), but nonetheless I was...More

Thank CallMrPlow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costado sur de la iglesia catolica La Fortuna | Southside of the church in La Fortuna Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 40-4417, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 8039
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