El Novillo is an extremely casual steakhouse that serves up delicious steak as well as chicken and fish. Prices: $5-$9. It lies outside of La Fortuna, on the road to Tabacon. No credit cards. Phone: 460-6433.
La Carreta is an American owned place offering homemade bread, casados, and extensive North American and Italian cuisine. The garden terrace offers a distinguished atmosphere. Located in Tilaran. Hours: Mon-Sat: 7am-9pm. / Sun: 12pm-9 pm. Phone: 2695-6654
At Soda La Parada you can grab a quick casado or a personal pizza, and a fresco (fresh fruit smoothie) before you head out for your next adventure. Prices: $3-$8 Located across from the town’s church.
Willy’s Caballo Negro is a German-owned restaurant specializing in European meals like schnitzel—they also offer plenty of options for vegetarians. The setting is quaint and cozy and out back there is a forest-surrounded lake. Canoe rentals are offered in case you care to paddle out after dinner. Located in Nuevo Arenal, towards Tilaran. Hours: 8am-8pm. Prices: $4-$12. Phone: 2694-4515.
Mystica is situated high on a hill overlooking the lake. Mystica enjoys a rustic setting including a large brick oven that fires out delicious pizzas. The dishes are primarily northern Italian and fresh ingredients are picked directly from their garden. Located between Tilaran and Nuevo Arenal. Hours: 7:30 am-9 pm daily. Prices: $3-$9 Phone: 2692-1001.
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Filed under: Arenal on May 20th, 2008