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La Ventanita

300mts. Sur de la Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 20213, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1735
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (90 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
“batidos” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
300mts. Sur de la Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 20213, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here yesterday because the sign on the main road near La Fortuna said vegan and vegetarian options (not much vegan unfortunately). Seating is all outside (covered) where we were able to watch toucans and other birds fly in about of trees. Order at the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TravelingFamily20102
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Our lunch of burritos and batidos was fabulous and very reasonably priced. We were hooked on batdios on our trip (pina, strawberry, mango) and seriously, these were our personal favorite. Lovely spot for lunch!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We went to ventatina on a summer rainy night and we were vey happy to taste their sandmich full of taste and of many different ingrédients! Recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank GiuliaB2571
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Very good option for lunch; the burritos and smoothies are super tasty. Maybe a little drawback: no beer available :( You are served via a small window (the "Ventanita"). You can find it easily on the road to El Castillo, there are street signs.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank JJH1980
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This place is seriously delicious and a perfect jungle environment. The food is so well priced and absolutely delicious. My boyfriend and I each got burritos and then got 2 more to go. The smoothies and milkshakes are phenomenal too. Nothing bad to say at...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank melissaaW2377PN
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The road out to this place is an adventure on its own but the restaurant is definitely worth it. My teenage boys are burrito fans and agree these were the best burritos they’d ever had! I had the vegan tico bowl and the flavors were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Angela B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I can't believe how good the food is here!!! I visited over a year ago and I still crave it so often. The burritos and fresh smoothies are out of this world!!!! When I stayed in Alajuela,we came here everyday for breakfast and dinner and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank x3komali
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a great place to catch an inexpensive and filling meal. Most restaurants in this tourist town are generally pretty pricey at $10-$18 per plate. Kelly offers a good selection of Burritos and Wraps and at such great price, that it allows tourists on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Junglemama
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We followed the Lonely Planet star to this fantastic place. Kelly was super friendly and helpful. The Burritos were phenomenal and the smoothies even better. We’re definitely coming back before we leave......

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank HShols
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this almost hidden little gem in El Castillo. Incredible food and amazing hot sauce. Great prices, great hospitality and English friendly. Bring cash!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shawn F
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Matt G
6 October 2018|
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Response from Junglemama | Reviewed this property |
Hi About 10 minutes from the lodge..from Santa Clara about an hour.
12 August 2016|
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Response from VT_TRAVELER_11 | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the Arenal Lodge to find out for you. The food is delicious, with a low-key atmosphere.
8 July 2015|
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Response from Titoderby | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for contacting La Ventanita Cafe, we are 20 minutes walk from pie in the sky or a 5 minute drive from there. If you have anymore questions, feel free to ask. We will be looking forward in welcoming you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300mts. Sur de la Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 20213, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  El Castillo
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 1735
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