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All reviews pizza basil lemonade homemade pasta salad fettuccine bread steak la fortuna costa rica italian food thin crust service was excellent wood fire our waiter arenal volcano great dinner an appetizer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant was very clean and very nice. We had Alexander for a waiter he was very nice and very accommodating I ordered the lomito medium rare which was cooked to perfection No need for steak sauce that would of been an insult to the steak.....Only restaurant I have been to in Costa Rica that understood what medium rare was.. 100% recommend you visit this place. Thank you Alexander We had a fantastic time and even a better meal.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Geovanny L, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola Art1mary! I am so happy you had a good time with us, you are so right, we are not just pizza and pasta, we also have steaks too. I hope you can visit us in your next trip very soon. Best regards Geovanny Lobo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Giovanni and his restaurant are one of the main reasons we keep coming back to LaFortuna!! We eat there every night we are in town. Be sure to try the steaks. They are to die for. If you are extra nice, they will make you...the fruit and ice cream flambé dessert. Best food in the country!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Geovanny L, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Bryan. Thank you for visit us, thank you for this nice words, we always try to do our best we can, with a lot of love and products of the best quality. I hope you can come back soon. Best regards Geovanny Lobo

Reviewed 19 March 2021

Best Place in Town This restaurant has the best wood fired pizza and pasta around. Super friendly staff and just a great environment. We enjoyed it so much the first time, we went back the next night for another delicious dinner. Would highly recommend :-)

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 25 February 2021

Café Mediterraneo is a little off the main drag, but worth the short drive from town. We were searching for a pizza place, and when we saw the pictures of the pizza online, we knew it was the place we had to go. We were...not disappointed. The pizza was excellent, made in a real, wood fired pizza oven. Alexander was our waiter and he did an excellent job taking care of us.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 21 February 2021

our son insisted on finding a pizza place and we ended up coming here. the waiter and the owner was very friendly and in between conversations, it so happened that my son ended up helping them with our pizza. this is a kid friendly place...and I can only wish that what a happy place this will be once the current pandemic situation has subsided. the place is all made with superior wood and feels stately and rich. the food here is out of the world and matches if not surpasses most italian american restaurants serving similar food. we had pizza the first night and pastas the second night.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 16 January 2021 via mobile

The restaurant is a bit out of the down-town area, but totally worth it!! The ambiance is warm and welcoming. There are tables outside and inside. We ordered caprese salad, pizza (from wood-fire oven!), and homemade spinach pasta with pesto sauce. The food was INCREDIBLE...and the service was fantastic. We had a wonderful time. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Geovanny L, Owner at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2021

Hola Eefie, Thank you for your nice words, I hope you can enjoying us soon. best regards Geovanny Lobo

Reviewed 5 January 2021 via mobile

Off the beaten path, across from a field of cows. But, it was amazing! Tomato soup, a glass of wine, and the best oven-fired pizza I’ve ever had! The service was excellent (I believe he was the owner), and it was a quiet respite with...delicious food. I’ll return every time I’m in Costa Rica.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Geovanny L, Propietario at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2021

Hola Jkvnchi, I am so happy you had a nice expirence with us, thank for this review. best regards Giovanny Lobo

Reviewed 31 December 2020 via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff. The open times on Trip Advisor seem to be incorrect. It is open for dinner and well worth the visit. There is a family room with games for kids

Date of visit: December 2020
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Geovanny L, Propietario at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2021

Hola Mr, Chris, Yes you are correct we are open from 11:30am to 9:00pm something is wrong and they can fix it, we are family lovers with kids thats why we make this beautiful area for your kids. thank you Best regards Geovanny Lobo

Reviewed 28 December 2020 via mobile

Went here for lunch today. We got tomato soup start and it was amazing. Had pastas for our mains and both were handmade and fresh. Very friendly service. Recommended to sit near pizza oven and not near the playground. Great place and would return.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Geovanny L, Propietario at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2021

Hola Friends, Thank you for this review, I am glad you like it. best regards Geovanny Lobo

Reviewed 26 December 2020

An entire play area, regularly sanitized, for our two-year old! She was ecstatic about the slide area and play house that was inside, next to our table. And the food - wow! The food was incredible. Brick-oven pizza and foccacia, great pastas, great salads, and...the soup was perfecto! Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Geovanny L, Propietario at Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2021

Hola Ben, I am so glad you and your family had a great time in the kids area, and also you like our food. :) best regards Geovanny Lobo

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Hola My Friend! It is just a simple name, I love the name, but you are correct is all Italian cuisine! My food is really good!! If you have any other questions just I will be more than happy to help you! Merry Christmas... More
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Hola !! Sure we do! Let me know if you have another questions ?? Regards Geovanni Lobo
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Response from Maria A | Reviewed this property |
about 10-15 minute drive. Left out of the lodge, drive about 3-4 miles on the main road, then a right when you cannot continue on the main road. 0.75-1 mile and it's on your left.
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  • Yes, Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo offers takeaway services.

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  • Restaurante Cafe Mediterraneo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5