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Restaurante Arrecifes

50 Mts North of Hotel Heliconia, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7158
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“patacones” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Costa Rican, South American, Vegan Options
50 Mts North of Hotel Heliconia, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

I had one of the best seafood meals in Costa Rica at this restaurant. My dish was packed with a variety of fish and shell fish, all looking very fresh and tasting delicious. It was reasonably priced too.

Thank travel2dive
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

From the outside this restaurant does not look fancy but the food was fresh and excellent. I loved the ceviche and the Sea Bass Monteverde which was Mediterranean style was also great. It is a small family owned restaurant and the chef came out to...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 25 April 2018

My husband and I were staying at the El Establo Mountain Hotel in Monteverde on a Gate 1 trip, and we chose this restaurant due to its good reviews and its proximity to the hotel. Although we're fans of the ubiquitous rice and beans in...More

1  Thank Donna W
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We have been eating at Arresifes two times, and both times have been amazing. Both the tenderloins and the seafood is really good - and so is the giant mojitos. I will especially recommend the surf and turf tenderloin. The service is really nice and...More

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Truly the best food we had on our 17 day stay in Costa Rica. We were in a group of 7 and the experience was so good we voted to go back for a 2nd night. From the added recognition when the staff found out...More

Thank Darryl1955
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This place was recommended to us by a local Tica...and her high marks of this place could not have been spot on. The seafood here is incredible, and the cocktails were SO good. What a wonderful dining experience -- it's run by locals and the...More

Thank m_marr_45
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The atmosphere is pleasant but unassuming. But the food was outstanding. We ate there twice and had several dishes. The Seafood medley was my favorite...the sauce was excellent! Our waiter was very responsive. My wife and I could not be more pleased with our decision...More

Thank Lee R
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came across this restaurant after walking past the expensive and bland looking restaurants that catered to tourists. We were greeted at the door by a very friendly server and a cute dog. I mentioned I am vegetarian and the server (sorry,...More

1  Thank Angie G
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We were in Monteverde without a car, so we taxied to Arrecifes, taking our host's recommendation. It's out of the town center on a very un-glamorous road so our view was of trucks and motorcycles as darkness fell. Although it was open from noon, our...More

Thank HikerBob66
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We went to Arrecifes on the recommendation of a walking tour guide. We ended up liking it enough to go there twice in a three-day visit! Fish and seafood were fresh and nicely prepared and prices were very reasonable. My nephew ordered a steak with...More

Thank Jay S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Mts North of Hotel Heliconia, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 7158
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