Category: Cartago

5 Best Restaurants in Orosi for Travelers from USA

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If you have been looking for the best and most affordable restaurants in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica, you may be interested in the following five restaurants, all of which have a lot in common with American restaurants. They all are situated in Cartago, in the heart of Orosi. So, the next you are in this country, you know where to head to for amazing foods.


Cafeteria Con Sabor a Pueblo

This restaurant offers wonderful foods comprising of breakfast, lunch, and dinner; the restaurant offers the best coffee and desserts in the entire town. Aside from the coffees, you can enjoy cakes and chocolates.

You can start with chicken accompanied by salads. This dish has a wonderful texture. Then, you can ask for seabass and shrimp. This is just yummy. You might as well ask for more.

The servers are kind and helpful. They welcome all the visitors and walk them to their seats. As soon as they are seated, they provide them with the menu, which is very extensive. The servers help the customers choose their favorite foods at affordable prices. They also recommend the best foods, basing on their experience. Whoever follows the staff’s recommendations, he/she is never disappointed.

Ambiance wise, the spot looks attractive; it is big enough to hold a family; it is even suitable for kids. After enjoying their dishes, the kids can go play in the playground while their parents immerse in chats.


Rancho Orosi

This particular restaurant is suitable for both meat eaters and vegetarians. So, if you are a vegetarian, this is the right spot for you; if you do eat meat, this restaurant will meet your needs as well.

As for foods, you can order the Casados, chicken, veggies, and much more. All the foods are served generously. So, you will not walk away hungry; you will be satisfied.

The staff is friendly and helpful. So, you know you are going to be served very well. Whatever you ask for, the server will get it for you.

The restaurant is gorgeous and large enough to hold a group of parties. So, you can go with as many of your relatives as you want. As the spot has a breezy patio, you can sit outside when it is hot outside.


Hotel Tapanti Media de Orosi

This spot is made up of a hotel and a restaurant. It offers excellent foods and services. The restaurant has great connoisseurs who cook with love. So, whatever you order is wonderfully and freshly prepared to satisfy your appetite. The food is served in large portions. So, unless you are very hungry, you cannot finish your food. You can then enjoy it with your partner at the table. Since it is also a hotel, you have a place to stay during your travel from the US. It offers wonderful accommodations.


La Fondation del Alto

Owned by good Ticos, La Fondation del Alto offers great services and excellent dishes for both locals and travelers. The restaurant looks and feels like home; the servers also offer a wonderful treat. After finishing your meals, you can sit back and relax with your partner.



Bar El Puente Negro

Though this restaurant is situated in Costa Rica, it has a lot of things which are typical of the US. Aside from the foods, you are reminded of the home country through music and the clients visiting the spot. If you are worried that you cannot speak Spanish, here is good news: the servers speak English fluently, making all the Americans feel at home; it is as if you enjoying your meals at one of the restaurants in the US, thanks to the language and people who frequent the restaurant.

Novillo Alegre

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Based in Cartago, Novillo Alegre offers top-notch services and quality foods. Located at a mall, the restaurant is easy to find. Given the excellent dishes, your quick search will be worth it. As you prepare to go, make sure you go early or make a reservation as the spot is frequented by so many travelers and locals, making it almost always full.


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Restaurante Ton Hoi

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Restaurante Ton Hoi is the best Chinese restaurant in Cartago. It offers authentic and excellent Asian foods for the locals and the travelers. Those who have visited the spot can’t stop raving about how good the food is, and thus keep returning for more. So, if you love the Asian dishes, look no further; this is the only spot that delivers quality meals in the entire area. For a great time, make sure you take your family/partner with you; don’t forget to book a table prior to your visit.


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As you come from the city of San Jose to Cartago, Chirraca is located at the end of the main road. This restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, dinner. For its delicious dishes, it is frequented by locals and travelers; for the travelers on the road, it has become a must-stop. In addition to that, the spot is also suitable for a family dinner; with its many surprises, the restaurant is a delight for both family and partners. Then, if you are in the area, this is the right spot for you.


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Truchas Selva Madre Costa Rica

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Truchas Selva Madre Costa Rica is a hidden yet excellent spot offering seafood prepared in accordance with the taste of the clients. While it is located away from the town, it is the best place you can ever visit in Cartago. The restaurant is suitable for a family retreat. If you are looking to spend time with your family in a secluded place where you can savor your favorite seafood, there is no better spot than this one. All you need to do is get your cash, and set out with your family.


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Restaurante La Casona Del Cafetal


Restaurante La Casona Del Cafetal is a highly recommended restaurant for tourists. It receives a low number of locals; hence the suitability for the travelers. This spot is located near the beach in Cartago. Whether you are a local or traveler, you will love the food of this place, lunch, and dinner; they are all excellent and affordable.


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Inka Grill

Inka Grill, a nice restaurant based in Cartago, offers excellent dishes and beverages at affordable prices. Given the setting, the spot is suitable for celebrating anniversaries with partners, family, and friends. Frequented by the locals and travelers, it offers a great delight for them. So, it has become the number-one restaurant in the area. Because of its popularity, it is recommended that you make a reservation prior to your visit.


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Don Porfi

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Don Porfi is an excellent restaurant located on the high road leading to Santa Cruz and to San Jose. Though it’s not in the center of Turrialba, the clients have no problem driving a short distance for the unique, delicious, affordable dishes. It’s one of the spots that once you pay a visit, you will need to return for more.


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Nila Restaurante Y Cafeteria

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Nila Restaurante Y Cafeteria is an amazing touristic spot in Cartago. Since the province is not frequented by so many travelers, the tourists who stumble upon this spot find it to be a great treasure. It feels like there is also a room for them in Cartago. As a result, they recommend it to other travelers in the area. Whether you are a local or a traveler, this place will meet your needs.


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Rio is a beautiful restaurant situated off Turrialba; it is an excellent place for meeting with your partner and friends, and have romantic moments while savoring delicious dishes at unbeatable prices. If you are around Turrialba, you won’t want to miss out on this place.

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