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Nuestra especialidad carnes a la parrilla, cocinadas a la brasa, variedad de platillos costarricenses y mariscos.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just happened to choose this restaurant the night we went out and we got their amazing guacamole and chips which started us off right, but then we got our meal and it blew us away. My husband and I shared a parillada (I think...that was what it was called). Let me just say... get this and come HUNGRY. There is so much food and it all tastes so good. Also, our server was so friendly and happy to serve us. We loved having her. And the environment is so nice as there are no walls and it's open for a breeze to come through.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at this restaurant from our day excursion from Baldi Springs. They specialize in grilled meat and burgers. The food was not that exceptional. I ordered the seafood soup, clear broth with a few bits of seafood, the fish was a large tilapia, skip...the chicken skewer! dry like the sahara. I wont revisit for sure!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 5 April 2021

We discovered this wonderful restaurant on the 2nd of our 5-day stay in the Arenal area. We then returned on each of the following days for either lunch or dinner. Other than their Ceviche (recommend the “ Mixto”: very generous portion, totally fresh and tender...fish and shrimp, which were the most perfectly done in their delicious lime/lemon marinade which we have had in our (5) weeks so far in CR), we never had the same dish twice. Whether it was their Hamburgesa (fresh, thick, juicy, and perfectly cooked to order... recommend med. rare), their Tuna ( very generous portion, again perfectly fresh and seared, rare-med. rare in the middle, as all good tuna should be), their fresh salads, their perfectly grilled chicken breast, their Pork Ribs (OMG, the portion, the smoke, the salty garlic oil seasoning slathered on by their grill master), absolutely nothing disappointed about this gem of a place. Then, the chimichuri sauce, and the home-made, carrot infused hot sauce... readers here shoul get the idea that this is one restaurant not to be missed. As if the food were not good enough to return here again and again, we were served each time by the most gracious, full-of- humor and good cheesy r waitress “Yerlyn”, who spoke wonderful English. What an asset to this place! Finally, behind the restaurant is a wonderfully planted, several acre garden (Angelinas Garden), which is perfect for trying to walk off your tasty and very reasonably priced meal. BTW, while we use Trip Advisor regularly, I write one review here every (3) years, at most.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 27 March 2021 via mobile

Absolutely delicious local food. We had ceviche, casado and churasco - all fresh, prepared in a way that we couldn’t stop eating.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

We ordered the seafood soup, ribs and whole fish and it was all incredible, even the sice vegetables were delicious! Will come back every time I come to the fortuna.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 12 June 2020 via mobile

Great, clean place with very good food & service. Wish we were in town longer to go back for more. Sad to see what this unnecessary lockdown is doing to CR and the rest of the world. Go out to eat & take some precautions,...you’ll be fine!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 27 March 2020 via mobile

Ate in most of the restaurants along this bit in La Fortuna and this one was definitely our favourite. Varied menu and very tasty food, great service. Lovely milkshakes too!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 9 March 2020

I was just passing by and stopped in on a whim. Jennifer and Ana Yancy attended to me. Two lovely ladies that were extremely helpful and pleasant. My Spanish is very rusty and Jennifer heard me struggling so she spoke to me in English. I...ordered the tenderloin skewer. It came with veggies and potatoes. I also had a lemonade with peppermint which was very refreshing. The tenderloin skewer was extremely delicious. It was cooked to perfection and the sides complimented the meat. It came with a sauce with oil and garlic. If you are a meat eater, I highly recommend!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 17 February 2020

I was driving back after my visit to the Hanging Bridges when I decided to stop at this place to get a quick lunch. The décor is nice and open and staff is very friendly. The food is tasty and well priced for the area....It was a late lunch at just before 2 pm so it wasn't too full and service was quick.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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YendryV1, Dueño at Restaurante Rana Roja, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2020
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Hola, gracias por su comentario, nos alegra disfrutaran de los platillos, saludos

Reviewed 4 January 2020 via mobile

We had a cheeseburger and a lomito, the meat is great and freshly grilled almost in front of you. Cute cozy place with nice wooden tables. Small/short menu but of good quality which is what counts at the end.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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YendryV1, Propietario at Restaurante Rana Roja, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2020
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Hola, gracias por escribirnos , nos alegra disfrutaran de nuestra carne a la parrilla, trabajamos para que tengan una linda...More

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  • Yes, Restaurante Rana Roja offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Restaurante Rana Roja offers delivery services.

  • Restaurante Rana Roja is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4