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Adventure Dining

$$$$American, Seafood,
Pura Vida Gardens Drive 1000 | Adventure Dining is a trademarked name, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
+506 8352 9419
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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American, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Pura Vida Gardens Drive 1000 | Adventure Dining is a trademarked name, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Adventure dinning august 15. It was a great experience. We love the view of the ocean from the altitude. The gardens are beautiful, the food was good. You can just go to a restaurant and get good food. This is an experience, and...More

Thank JLMMaryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

David and Cindy were wonderful hosts at Adventure Dining! We decided to have our rehearsal dinner at Adventure Dining because of how convenient it would be for our guests as well as the great reviews. Throughout the planning process, Cindy was very helpful and accommodating...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We had a fantastic time at Pura Vida Gardens. Views are absolutely breath taking. Even with the rain and clouds enough of the sunset was visible and fabulous. Food is good but not great but the host and hostess were super friendly and you can...More

Thank Ron M
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Ron, Thank you for your nice review of Adventure Dining. Thanks for the up date on the stairs. My power washer broke down and it took me 10 days to get the replacement part. Today the guys are power washing the area you described and...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We celebrated our 50th Wedding Anniversary at Adventure Dining, and were absolutely thrilled with the beautiful surroundings, the personal service, great food and friendly staff at Adventure Dining. We were there with all of our children and grandchildren, and were given the most memorable evening...More

Thank mohrnancy
pvgardens, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Nancy and Chuck, Thank you very much for your fine review and thank you very much for celebrating your 50th Anniversary with us. Cindy and I had a great evening as well. You and your family are fantastic, you did a great job raising them....More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My siblings and I held a 50th wedding anniversary dinner for my parents at Adventure Dining. Dave and Cindy were warm, gracious, and attended to every detail. We had an absolute ball. The appetizers, dinner, and desserts were delicious. The staff was friendly and attentive....More

Thank Bonnie H
pvgardens, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Bonnie, Thank you for your great review and it was our pleasure having you and your family here at Adventure Dining to Celebrate Nancy and Chuck's 50th anniversary. Cindy and I really enjoyed having being with your family that evening. Your entire family are special...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Dave and Cindy were perfect hosts. We celebrated my parents' 50th wedding anniversary at Adventure Dining and couldn't have asked for a better celebration experience! The grounds were breathtaking, even though it was cloudy. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating, and we had a...More

Thank utpsychgirl
pvgardens, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hello Psychgirl, Thanks for the great review of Adventure Dining. Cindy and I probably had as much fun as anyone did. You must have used your psychic powers that night because you helped every one have a wonderful evening. Kids were great , heck everyone...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

Don't know where to start! After a chance encounter in a grocery store to a 5 star meal overlooking the rain forest and ocean David and Cindy just can't be topped! The food and atmosphere were sensational but the best part was the hospitality extended...More

Thank Marsha D
pvgardens, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Marsha, I hope you enjoyed your evening here at Adventure Dining as much as Cindy and I enjoyed having you. You and your group are great people, it is easy to have fun with people like you. You sure crammed a lot into your vacation...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

Adventure Dining is no only a fantastic restauramnt but a complete evening of enjoyment. From start to finish from pick up at our condo to returning, everything was perfevt. The gardens are spectactuar , the food is 10 star and the staff makes you fell...More

Thank stewartjones2018
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

The property was beautiful and the staff handled the evening like pros even though the owner was absent.More

Thank Steve W
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Steve, Thank you for your nice review of Adventure Dining. Cindy and I both wish we could have been with you that night instead of doing medical stuff. The staff told us that your group was fantastic and we really missed a great night. Hopefully,...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Here I sit at the San Jose Airport retreating that we are not still at Adventure dining. It was the best evening we had in Costa Rica and probably the best evening in a real long time. Everything was super great and the host and...More

Thank 66thomas1234
David S, Owner at Adventure Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Tom, Thanks for the nice review of Adventure Dining. I hope you meant "regretting " and not " retreating" LOL You and your group are really nice people and Cindy and I enjoyed the evening also. David and Cindy

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29 May 2018|
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Response from dcstannard | Property representative |
Thank you Diego
19 April 2018|
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Response from dcstannard | Property representative |
Price is 110.00 per person which includes transportation to and from your hotelcondo Entrance into Pura Vida Gardens and a great stroll through the Gardens, 4 different appetizers during sunset with a open bar all night, a... More
15 November 2017|
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Response from dcstannard | Property representative |
Hi Jean, I'm so sorry about what happened last night. Caesar at the Marriott had more people booked & it turned out that the people he had booked was you. We were going to open for 4 people (which we usually don't), but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$95 - US$115
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pura Vida Gardens Drive 1000 | Adventure Dining is a trademarked name, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 8352 9419
  • E-mail
Adventure Dining is a trademarked name If you enjoy spectacular view in a romantic setting, this is your place. Located in the heart of Pura Vida Gardens, you will dine at sunset overlooking CR's tallest waterfall and miles of gulf coastline. The views are breathtaking. All inclusive. Roundtrip transportation, entrance into the gardens, unlimited coctails (premium liquors) fabulous dinner, desert and a surprise plus music for your listening or dancing pleasure. American owned and operated. Don't miss this...."The dining experience of your lifetime." DAVID AND CINDY LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!!
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