Restaurants in Nuevo Arenal

Visitors to Nuevo Arenal are often pleasantly surprised to see the variety of dining options.  In fact, the biggest decision of the day may be deciding which restaurant to go to.  Save a few bucks at one of the local sodas or splurge on one of the gourmet boutique restaurants in Nuevo Arenal.


Gingerbread Fine Restaurant

Gingerbread Fine Restaurant
The Gingerbread Restaurant provides one of the best dining experiences in Costa Rica.  Chef Eyal only uses the finest and freshest ingredients in his creative offerings, specializing in international fusion cuisine.

Location: A couple kilometers southeast of town on Rt. 142
Specialty:  International fusion
Cost:  $$$$$
Website: gingerbreadarenal.com
Phone: 2694-0039
Hours:  Tuesday through Saturday, dinner only starting at 5 pm
Reservations:  Yes


Los Platillos Voladores

Restaurante Los Platillos Voladores
Nuevo Arenal’s resident Italianos, Emi and David, offer the best pastas and pizzas in town.  While takeout is their specialty, they now have a couple tables so you can enjoy their delightful personalities while dining.

Location:  In town, on Rt. 142 near the German Bakery
Specialty:  Take out, Italian
Cost:  $$$$$
Website:  https://www.facebook.com/losplatillosvoladores
Phone:  2694-5005
Hours:  Tuesday – Sunday, 11:30 am – 7:30 pm
Reservations:
 No


Restaurant Tinajas Arenal

Restaurante Las Tinajas
Tinajas Arenal is a small restaurant with a big personality overlooking Lake Arenal.  Enjoy thoughtfully prepared tropical cuisine in a peaceful and beautiful setting.

Location:  In town, follow signs on the gravel road along the lake.
Specialty:  Organic, tropical
Cost:  $$$$$
Website:  www.tinajasarenal.com
Phone:  Not listed
Hours:  Daily 10 am – 9 pm
Reservations:
 No


Moyas Restaurante

Moyas Restaurant
Moyas is great little restaurant for a “night on the town” in Arenal.  They offer good food at reasonable prices, good music, and an all around fun atmosphere.

Location:  Across from the gas station
Specialty:  Pizza, wraps, fusion
Cost:  $$$$$
Website:  www.facebook.com/moyas.restaurante
Phone:  2694-4001
Hours:  
Daily, lunch and dinner
Reservations:  
No


There are plenty more great restaurants in Nuevo Arenal that we’ll be adding in the coming days.  Feel free to leave your comments and recommendations below.

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