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5 Best Restaurants in Arenal Volcano National Park for Travelers from USA

As you are traveling to Costa Rica, you need to find the best restaurants in Arenal Volcano National Park. so, today I bring you these great restaurants located near Arenal Volcano National Park:

 

Restaurante El Colosco

Based near the Arenal Volcano National Park, El Colosco is the right place to enjoy your meals for travelers who pass going to the place by the spot. Either when going to or coming from the Volcano, the travelers cannot help but stop to have their meals. The menu comprises salad, beans, veggies, rice and much more. All the dishes deliver a mouth-watering experience.

 

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5 Best Restaurants in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca for Travelers from USA

I have been saying for years that Costa Rica is one of the best countries with the best food experience. If you are in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca looking to dine, check out the following 5 best restaurants that the province has to offer:

 

Mopri

Located in front of the busy street, Mopri should be noisier than the spots far from the road. Yet, it is peaceful. Though the restaurant does not look very attractive, the spot still offers the best seafood experience that keeps its visitors raving about; the spot is always recommended by the happy clients. It offers affordable meals for travelers; the food is served in generous portions to make you stuffed just with one order.

The menu offers pescada dish, Piña Colada, fish salad, patacones, calamari, shrimp, and some more, all of which are cooked very well.

The servers are kind and humble; they lavish all of their attention upon the clients. So, the customers never feel alone. It feels as if you were being served by your relatives who love you.

 

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Three Best Costa Rican Appetizers for Travelers from USA

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Costa Rica is not only famous for great desserts, drinks, and Casados; it is also famous for its great appetizers making the food enthusiasts ready for their favorite dishes—after all, what importance does the main course have unless the stomach is prepared to receive it? This alone makes the idea of appetizers a must for all eaters, whether it be a veggie or meat eater. Most of the happy clients who frequent Costa Rica’s restaurants do so partly because they are offered a wonderful appetizer; they are not just given their main entrées. So, getting an amazing starter even before you order your favorite dish is a great deal, not to mention when you get an appetizer generously served; it can kill your hunger immediately.

Today, I am looking at the best appetizers that Costa Rica offers to its food enthusiasts, including the American travelers. As you visit the country, you need to ask for the following starters:

 

Costa Rican Garlic Fried Yucca

This is one of the best Costa Rican appetizers that you ever taste as you visit the country. You cannot miss it; every province offers it: you can get it in every restaurant that you enter.

This starchy root veggie, the yucca, looks like potatoes. Thanks to the garlic sauce used, the appetizer offers the best texture; you will love it so much so that you might ask for more. This is why it is called ‘appetizer’.

 

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Three Best Costa Rican Breakfasts for Travelers from USA

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Aside from its delicious desserts, drinks, and Casados, Costa Rica is well known for its amazing breakfasts. When it comes to foods, it is among the best countries offering delicious meals. Today, we are going to look at some of the best Costa Rican breakfasts that you should never miss out on as you travel through the country.

 

Gallo pinto

Le us start by looking at Gallo pinto. This breakfast is the main first meal of the country. No matter where you go; you see every restaurant serving it partly in varied versions. But one thing is sure: no matter how different the versions might seem; all of them will have you rave about their delicacies.

Concerning the ingredients, Gallo pinto is prepared with both optional and traditional ingredients such as butter, garlic, chopped onions, chopped bacon, cooked rice, salt, as well as salsa. After the gourmet finishes performing his magic, he puts in cilantro, which contributes to its great texture.

 

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The Best Costa Rican Casados for Travelers from USA

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Costa Rica is the world’s renowned country when it comes to delicious foods. Not only does it offer tasty desserts and drinks, the country also offers the best Casados that you will ever taste in your life. That is why Costa Rica is flooded by tourists every year. Upon trying their foods, they can no longer go away; that is, they have to revisit the spot. They definitely come back for more.

As for the “Casados” which, when translated literally in Spanish, means “married”, they are great. Yes, most of Costa Rican gourmets marry a lot of foods—that is, they blend a lot of dishes to offer you a perfect and unique experience. One of the best and typical blends of Costa Rica is rice and beans. Even entrées that should not deserve such a blend of dishes, you will see rice and beans in them. What is interesting, though, is the delicacy of this blend; travelers are surprised at the texture; they wonder how they have come to offer you a heaven-on-earth meal out of simple black beans and rice.

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3 Best Costa Rican Drinks for Travelers from USA

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In addition to the wonderful desserts, Costa Rica is well known for its inquisitive drinks that are found only in the country, unless other countries are emulating them.

Before getting the fame of excellent drinks, the country did not offer a lot of options for travelers; it just offered beer. It did not have many varieties of beverages. However, as the time went by, mixologists began to blend many delicious fruits such as passion fruit, some veggies, hot chiles, and the like. This creativity resulted in Costa Rica being rich in drinks.

No matter where you go; if it is Costa Rica, you will enjoy the tastiest cocktails ever. The country is rich in this kind of drinks. Let us then explore the best drinks in the country that you can try as you visit the country.

 

Chili Guaro

Typical of Costa Rica, chili guaro is prepared with the following ingredients: Guaro Cacique, salt, Tabasco, tomato juice, and Mandarin lime. You can try this beverage as you enter the country. All the country’s provinces do provide this drink. So, you can have access to this drink at every bar. This spicy drink tastes delicious.

 

Jaguar Colada

This drink is one of the national beverages that makes both locals and internationals rave about. It tastes very sweet; it is not at all bitter. As you travel to Costa Rica, be sure to request this one; every bar offers it. The drink is served with passion fruit and coconut creme. It does not feel as if you were drinking alcohol.

 

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The Best Costa Rican Desserts for Travelers from USA

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Costa Rica is a wonderful country catering to both locals and international travelers. It has been the main go-to destination for many travelers from various parts of the world.

If you have been thinking of traveling this summer, you need to put this in the lists of places to visit; it offers a lot of fun, adventure, and foods.

Many are the foods you can order from the country’s restaurants. Unless you want, whatever food you will order should not keep you stuffed; you do need to save room for Costa Rican mouth-watering desserts.

I am going to share with you some of the best Costa Rican Desserts. The country has many desserts. Depending on your taste, you can pick traditional desserts.

Here is a list of some of the best Costa Rican desserts that you need to try:

  • queque seco also known as Orange Pound Cake;
  • Miel de Chiverre which is known as Sweet White Spaghetti Squash;
  • Tres Leches;
  • Arroz con leche or rice pudding;
  • Suspiros or Meringues.

Other than these above, you can have the following:

  • cono capuchino which is, basically, an ice-cream cone with chocolate on top.
  • Flan is cold caramel custard that you should not miss out on.
  • Melcocha is a candy made out of raw sugar
  • pan de maiz is corn sweet bread
  • queque seco is a tasty pound cake

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5 Best Restaurants in San Jose for Travelers from USA

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In your search for the best restaurants in San Jose, you might have had some terrible experiences at the restaurants that you have visited so far. So, I have decided to put together great restaurants offering tasty, affordable dishes. Next time you are in San Jose, be sure to check out the following restaurants:

 

Lorenzos Italian Steakhouse

Lorenzos Italian Steakhouse is a highly recommended restaurant, which, in addition to its normal dishes, offers special meals for Valentine’s Day. Though the restaurant is located among many other restaurants in San Jose, it stands out from them for its great services, tasty dishes, and ambiance.

The menu offers lasagna, shrimp fettuccine, Chicken Parm, meat ravioli, pasta, wines, and much more. All of the foods are cooked very well and served in large portions.

To whet your appetite, you can order either champagne or salad, which is fresh and tasty. Then, you can order pasta, which is served in a white sauce; it comes with mushrooms that will keep raving about it; its texture will have you lick the plate. The meat ravioli with a sauce is out of this world.

As for beverages, you can snap your favorite red wine, sangria. If you do not drink alcohol, then you can go for lemon mint; it is refreshing. You can then finish your meals with the passion fruit mousse accompanied by chocolate cake, both of which are delicious.

 

Restaurante Gaudi

This restaurant is well known for its terrific wine selections. Most of the travelers love the beverages and cannot have enough; they keep coming back for more. You can tell that the wine is freshly squeezed out of the nice vine on the patio. Other than wines, the spot offers delicious dishes that keep its clients satisfied.

The menu offers cheese, eggplant, risotto, pasta, octopus, lamb burger, marinated mushrooms, grilled lamb chops, and much more. There are wonderful appetizers to choose from. As for entrees, you can order risotto, which is the best seafood; you can order pasta as well as octopus. You can order more but you need to leave for the lamb burger, which is the best meat you can have—you can order grilled lamb chops; they are wonderfully prepared and delicious.

The servers are very good; they are influent speakers of English. So, the clients are never faced with a hard time communicating with them; the servers are helpful enough to recommend the best food for the clients. They even chat with the visitors.

 

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5 Best Restaurants in Cahuita for Travelers from US

Costa Rica has arguably the best restaurants in all of America. It is one of these reasons the country is the center of tourists from various parts of the world. Americans are not an exception; they do visit this country. Interestingly enough, they find great restaurants in every province. If you are considering traveling to Costa Rica, you will need to visit the following best restaurants for American travelers:

 

Restaurant Tipico Cahuita

Situated in the center of town, Restaurant Tipico Cahuita is very peaceful thanks to its quiet location on the side of the main street.

The menu offers fried lobster, chicken wings, fried rice, filet fish, Casado fish, and much more. The menu has so many dishes that, if you do not finish your entrée, you can take some home for breakfast the following morning.

The staff is very friendly; they take care of the customers so much so that they keep returning for more.

While there are many foods to order, fish, rice, and beans are favorites of many clients.

 

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5 Best Restaurants in San Random for Travelers from US

If you are considering traveling to Costa Rica or are already in the country looking for the best and most suitable restaurants for you, then the following 5 restaurants will make your day. All of the restaurants below have something in common: they all offer delicious foods at affordable prices. So, you are not going to break your pocket.

 

La Choza De Dona Emilce

Situated near the airport, this restaurant receives many travelers as they leave the airport on their way to Arsenal—as the restaurant is near Arsenal Volcano, it receives many international visitors. Most of these travelers are from UK; all of them are treated very well.

The menu offers Casado, rice, quesadillas beans, salads, chicken, potatoes, pork, seafood, and much more. All of these foods are cooked and served very well. The menu offers various beverages. As a result, every client is satisfied.

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