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Dining at the Lava Lizard – Farm to Table Fresh!



The Lava Lizard features farm to table fresh food in an open air dining room with a breathtaking view of Arenal Volcano. Wholesome meals prepared with many organic ingredients from the Leaves and Lizards farm. While you eat, enjoy a rainbow of birds visit the feeders just outside the dining area. A truly unique experience!





Lava Lizard Farm to Table Fresh Breakfast Farm Fresh Food

Included with your stay. Served 7 am to 9 am. Early, To-Go or Late upon request.

Traditional Gallo Pinto (Rice & Black Beans, Cilantro, Sweet Red Peppers,
Garlic & Onions), Our Own Farm Fresh Eggs, Plantains, Fried Cheese.

Fresh Buttermilk Pancakes, Raw Cane Sugar Syrup, Eggs and Bacon

Banana Bread, Made to order Omelets (ham, sausage, cheese, onion, sweet
pepper, mushroom) and Yogurt.

Traditional Gallo Pinto, Our Own Farm Fresh Eggs, Plantains, Fried Cheese.

Fresh Buttermilk Pancakes, Raw Cane Sugar Syrup, Eggs and Bacon

Fresh Corn Tortillas with Cheese, Farm Fresh Eggs & Steve’s Pork Sausage

French Toast, Raw Cane Sugar Syrup, Yogurt

Breakfast Includes:

Fresh in Season Fruit, Coffee and Tea and Fresh Fruit Juice and ‘Traditional Medicinal’ Juice Shot: Chan (chia)-Tamarindo-Rice/Pineapple-Flax Seed-Noni

Oatmeal, cold cereal, toast, and homemade english muffins available daily.

Lunch is available upon request.

Our local cooks prepare you a delicious traditional Costa Rica lunch.

Menu varies $12/pp 

Farm to Table Fresh Dinner Selections



  • Cream Cheese Rolls
  • Ayote Soup
  • Option 1: Chicken Breast on Grilled Chayote with Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce, Cucumber Salad & Rice.  $28
  • Option 2: Vegetarian Stuffed Chayote w/ Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce & Cucumber Salad  $18
  • Chocolate Brownie and Home Churned Coffee Ice Cream $4



  • Yuca Rolls
  • Savory White Bean Soup
  • Option 1: Shrimp with Costa Rica Caribbean Sauce, Black Bean/Mango Salsa & Coconut Rice. $28
  • Option 2:  Vegetable/Chickpea Cakes with Tangy Asian Sauce, Black Bean/Mango Salsa & Coconut Rice.  $19 Add Fish or Chicken Filet– $28
  • Flan with Fruit Glaze $4



  • Cold Rise Yeast Rolls
  • Spicy Zucchini Soup
  • Option 1: Pineapple glazed Pork Loin with roasted potatoes and Lemon Garlic Green Beans $29
  • Option 2:  Eggplant Stack with Balsamic Glaze, Rice and Lemon Garlic Green Beans $19
  • Cheesecake with seasonal topping $4



  • Cold Rise Yeast Rolls
  • Tomato Soup
  • Option 1: Orange Glazed Mahi Mahi, Seasoned Whole Grain Rice, Seasonal Vegetables with Crispy Garlic  $28
  • Option 2: Chef’s Choice Vegetarian Recipe $19
  • Grandma Darlene’s Lemon Bars with Home Churned Citrus Ice Cream $4



  • Yuca Rolls
  • Tomato Soup
  • Option 1: Stuffed Chicken Breasts served over Pasta with Lemon Grass Sauce,  Cucumber Salad $29
  • Option 2:   Ratatouille and  Cucumber Salad $19
  • Ginger-Carrot Cake and Home Churned Vanilla Ice Cream $4



  • Make Your Own Taco Night- Choose from all sorts of fresh ingredients to create your perfect Taco $20 (Children  <12 $12)
  • Traditional Tres Leches Cake $4



  • Homemade  Savory Focaccia Bread
  • Heart of Palm Salad
  • Option 1: Our Secret Recipe Homemade Beef Lasagna $29
  • Option 2: Vegetarian Lasagna $19
  • Passion Fruit Mousse $4


Please Note:  Soups and Option 2’s are Vegetarian and Gluten Free. The Yucca Rolls are “almost” Gluten Free.       

Always available as dinner options:  Green Salad with Chicken Breast or fish filet $18, Fruit Plate $12  and Pizza.

Lava Lizard Pizza

allow 90 min. prep time for pizza orders

Large (serves 4) $28 Medium (serves 2) $22 Single $15 (includes 2 toppings, add $4 for each additional topping)

Toppings: Cheese, Tomato, Mushrooms, Pepperoni, Sausage, Onion, Ham, Pineapple, Sweet Pepper, garlic

Soda, beer, wine, mixed drinks are available for purchase.Our food is made to order and farm to table fresh,  please remember to sign up daily. If you do not choose and have indicated you will eat with us, we will prepare Option 1.  We cannot change your order at meal service.

Children’s Menu: $8

  • Drumstick and French Fries
  • Mini-Hamburger and French Fries
  • Macaroni and Cheese and French Fries
  • Grilled Cheese and French Fries
  • Mini Cheese Pizza

We are happy to substitute fruit or vegetables for the fries. 


Foods Organically Produced At Leaves and Lizards:

Milk, Cream, Sour Cream, Butter, Buttermilk, Cheese, A variety of fruits and vegetables, Chicken, Eggs, Beef, and Pork.

Please note:

Since all of our food is made fresh to order and the Lava Lizard is only open for our guests, reservations are required for Lunch and Dinner.

Leaves and Lizards Bar Menu

Tipping: In Costa Rica there is a mandatory service charge of 10% added to your bill, as well as 13% tax. Thanks!

*Menu is subject to change based on availability of ingredients.