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“Parilla”

Restaurante Rana Roja
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Description: Nuestra especialidad carnes a la parrilla, cocinadas a la brasa, variedad de platillos costarricenses y mariscos.
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Description: Nuestra especialidad carnes a la parrilla, cocinadas a la brasa, variedad de platillos costarricenses y mariscos.
Reviewed 3 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!

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank Charity M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Date of visit: April 2021
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1  Thank Peter R
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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
Thank FarAway09284347926
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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
Thank U3778AFstephaniel
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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!

Date of visit: June 2020
1  Thank NYE2015
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