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Cafe y Macadamia

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Km 18 Tilaran-Fortuna | Lago Arenal, Costa Rica
+506 2448 0030
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Km 18 Tilaran-Fortuna | Lago Arenal, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can’t say enough about how great this place was! We had planned to stop only for a smoothie but decided to stay for dinner as well. We had the cafe macadamia, tropical smoothie, chicken parm & tipico w white sauce. Everything was really good,...More

Thank Kdoch
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don't think too much, just go here If you're in the area. Mid-range prices and high end food. A lot of effort put into presentation and the food was some of the best I've had in Costa Rica. Enormous selection of drinks, food (breakfast, lunch...More

Thank Thelocococo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice place to stop on a drive around the lake.. it is a tourist stop that buses and tour vans tend to stop as well.. so expect a crown if there is a bus there. There are a few parking attendants and signs indicating they...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are lots of choices on the menu, so there should be something for everybody. There are even hamburgers for those not too keen on Costa Rican food. We ate there twice and had delicious casados and pasta dishes--and hamburgers! The pastries tempted us on...More

Thank Coronadodon1966
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here as part of TUI Arsenal wonders tour. We had a superb coffee here overlooking lake Arenal, plenty of seating inside & out. There is a good selection of souvenirs here too. Toilets are very clean, all in all a nice place to take...More

Thank KazSteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were taking a transfer from Monteverde to Herradura, when our transfer driver suggested we stop here. Ultimately, the place is set up to fleece tourists: - Despite a large, open car park situated next to a main road, there are two...More

Thank Dom B
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This was a perfect stop between Fortuna/Arenal and Monteverde. Great food. Good portions. Nice visiting dog and a nice view.

Thank willtravelforfood66
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We visited this cute restaurant on our way to Arenal and had a great lunch. We ordered fish and chicken casados and a chicken wrap and smoothies and all were very good. The only thing a little strange was that the wrap was in a...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Really good food and beautiful views. The one challenge was that most tables closer to the lake view were already reserved for bigger groups. This place gets very crowded during lunch hour and it appeared that most tourist groups visited here for lunch. We stayed...More

Thank Indrani S
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We visited this lovely restaurant four years ago and had a delicious lunch and sat outside at a table that was draped in orchids growing on the overhead trellis with the gorgeous view of Lake Arenal. We had a chat with the owner about a...More

Thank Patricia S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km 18 Tilaran-Fortuna | Lago Arenal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste
  • Phone Number: +506 2448 0030
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