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Lava Rocks Cafe

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 good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (17 reviews)
“nachos” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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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 256 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for some gelato and were taken aback by the rudeness of the female staff at the gelato station. They did not want to answer our questions and looked annoyed as if we were bothering them. The gelatos were delicious. But the service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gkpv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is wide and relaxing to enjoy excellent food, good music and food. Is recommended for all people

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ramontravelst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good music. But the young women serving tables were less then amicable. They almost looked bothered that we came in to order drinks. It’s a locals joint, so maybe they don’t appreciate tourists. Also, when I asked for the check, one of the women brought...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mobile20738174122
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We visited one day and had to go back again, the gelato was delicious. The very next day we had gelato, tiramisu and chocolate cheesecake. The cheesecake was so good that a bee decided to join us for a sample LOL. We were also so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing lunch here with friends , I had the fish with rice which was lush , the beer was cold and the service was great too .. would recommend xxx

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank clairer1965
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Lava Rocks, opting for a mix of typical food and burgers, we had a food quantity of well cooked and tasty food. The restaurant sits by the street so we chose to sit inside a bit further. The service...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Waste of time and money. We didn’t get given glasses with our beers and never received our tap water. The food was below average and over priced for what seemed like oven ready meals. The service was poor, didn’t acknowledge customer needs and showed a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JLEWxo
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Skip this place! The wait staff barely acknowledged us and we had to get utensils from another table. Abandoned us after our meal. We wanted to add gelato for dessert which was on the menu but we gave up when nobody wanted to take our...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The customer service is very bad, they treated us very badly, the server was very bad, almost never attended us. The food is not very good and it is expensive. I would definitely never go back

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank abigailtuttle902
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Lava Rocks was recommended by the owner of our hotel. We wanted to go to Lava Lounge but we have a 10 year old and they wouldn’t let us in late on a Saturday. So to Lava Rocks we went. It was quiet and still...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JWirtjes
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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