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Novillito's Steak House - CLOSED

Highway 142 | 1 Mile West of the Downtown la Fortuna, Way to the Arenal Volcano, Wood Building Right Site, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 8606
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicharrones” (29 reviews)
“steak” (156 reviews)
“ceviche” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, American, Spanish, Grill, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Highway 142 | 1 Mile West of the Downtown la Fortuna, Way to the Arenal Volcano, Wood Building Right Site, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is closed!! Drove by, restaurant is out of business!! We saw it on trio advisor and there were such great reviews. Wish I could show it closed officially but don't see that option

Thank brianm1968ca
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Note this restaurant seems to have at least two names Novillito & Tobogan. South side of 142, on the bend into La Fortuna from the west. A platter of steaks was presented to show the size and to identify the cuts. Our waitress was very...More

1  Thank 360barry
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Some of the best meat we have ever had. Super fun experience, awesome service, and delicious food! The bread at the beginning was scrumptious as well.

1  Thank Ruby G
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The steak melted in my mouth! Definitely steakhouse quality! The vegetables were cooked perfectly and the mashed potatoes were creamy and delicious. The meals were good sized portions and nothing on my plan was disappointing. To top it off, the service was fast and very...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Simply amazing steakhouse! Big portions and delicious juicy steak (cowboy and Ribeye) Chicharronera was also very good. Service was very accommodating, beautiful ambiance. Definitely one of the highlights of my costa rica trip!

Thank Arthur L
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time here , and the food is awesome , you can see with all the passion the chef cook,,,

Thank Raúl G
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Thank you to all the reviewers who recommended this wonderful place! We were so pleased with the personalized service- which began with the waiter coming to our taxi with an umbrella to protect us from the evening's storm! We consider ourselves experienced diners- but never...More

Thank lizcar15
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The was very attentive and nice to have him visit our table. Food was good and creative, even shape like the volcano we were visiting in the area.

Thank mrangitsch
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We traveled more than 30 minutes to get to Novillito's and it was well worth the effort. We almost missed the place as it looked more like an open air BBQ place. The service was great, the prices reasonable, and the steaks were delicious!! You...More

Thank Nez D
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Seriously delicious melt in your mouth steaks, with staff who know how to impress! Sirloin steaks cooked to perfection, fresh salad and fries, accompanied by an ice cold beer, it doesn't get much better than this!

Thank Simon K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, American, Spanish, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 142 | 1 Mile West of the Downtown la Fortuna, Way to the Arenal Volcano, Wood Building Right Site, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 8606
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