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“Amazing find and great value for the money!”

Restaurante El Coloso Arenal
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Price range: US$2,500 - US$6,000
Description: Restaurante El Coloso is a family project that opened since 2010, in order to satisfy everyone with our varieties of food (typical food, vegetarian, fast food, soups etc..) and excellent prices. In addition we care about the attention to our busine cliente.
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Description: Restaurante El Coloso is a family project that opened since 2010, in order to satisfy everyone with our varieties of food (typical food, vegetarian, fast food, soups etc..) and excellent prices. In addition we care about the attention to our busine cliente.
Reviewed 28 February 2020 via mobile

After checking Trip Advisor for some ideas of where to eat near us we chose El Coloso Arenal and it was so good we went back the next night. Portions were very generous and it was great value for the money. The chicken fingers were the best my son has ever had. The julienne chicken was good as well as the pollo marron and the Cada Casado. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank electric7
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Reviewed 26 February 2020 via mobile

Had supper at Colosal Arenal. Great service, we both ordered chicken. Came with salad, fries or vegetables. Had one of each. Fantastic meal, English speaking server, Yuri. She was there when we needed her, just buzzing around the restaurant, great job! Not a high end place, but very good. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Bonnie M
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Reviewed 20 February 2020

Service was great, waiter very friendly, portions were big and the food tastet really good. We liked it a lot!!

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank 817katharinaf
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Reviewed 29 January 2020 via mobile

We stayed in La Fortuna for a couple of nights and ate our lunch as well as dinner here after a recommendation from the hotel - it’s not your typical ‘rustic’ soda so we weren’t sure initially what the price would be and were pleasantly surprised (Casados CR 3,500). It’s decorated/furnished nicely so you didn’t feel like youre eating on the roadside, the food was great and the service fantastic - there was a coffee tour eating on our first visit and the young waiter even brought us over the traditional ‘percolator’ and explained what it was.
Not sure why ‘vegan’ is mentioned as I only saw veggie but, if you asked for no queso on the casado you’d probably be able to ‘veganise’

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank lmblue
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Reviewed 27 January 2020

We were 3 nights in Arenal and had dinner here 3 nights. And ... delicious food! Nice and relaxed restaurant with friendly service. We actually only had the Casada (with a choice of beef, chicken, fish or vegetarian). A traditional Costa Rican dish that is particularly tasty and varied here. Price quality is great! Portions are large (including the wine). Recommended!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Thank LucDelden
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