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Dining in La Fortuna is nowhere near as inspiring as the area’s natural attractions, but, given the town’s booming tourist business, options abound. For a casual breakfast or lunch, try Gecko Gourmet ★ ((tel) 2479-8905; www.geckocostarica.com), located behind the church. Other options include Rancho La Cascada ((tel) 2479-8790), La Choza de Laurel ((tel) 2479-7063; www.lachozadelaurel.com), and Restaurante Nene’s ((tel) 2479-9192) for Tico fare, and Las Brasitas ((tel) 2479-9819) for Mexican. For good pizza and Italian cuisine, try either Café Mediterranea ((tel) 2479-7497), just outside town on the road to the La Fortuna Waterfall, or Anch’io ((tel) 2479-7560), just beyond Las Brasitas, on the road toward Tabacón. For fancy dining, Los Tucanes ★ ((tel) 2479-2020) at the Tabacón Grand Spa resort is a solid choice.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.