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Dining at the Lava Lizard – Farm to Table Fresh!

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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! We offer a variety of options for those that are meat eaters, gluten free, vegetarian, lactose free and vegan.  (Menu is subject to change)

V =Vegan / GF= Gluten Free
*Vegan Option Upon Request

 

 

 

Farm to Table Fresh Dinner Selections

Option #1:  3 Course Dinners offer our meat option

Option #2: 3 Course Dinners offer our vegetation option and vegan upon request or as noted

 

Sundaylava-lizard

  • Yucca Rolls
  •  Traditional White Bean Soup (V, GF)
  • Option 1:  Caribbean Shrimp with Coconut Rice and Salad (GF)  $24
  • Option 2:  Stir Fried Vegetable in Caribbean Sauce with Crispy Tofu, Coconut Rice and Salad  (V, GF)  $19
  • Desert of the Day
  • Costa Rica Coffee or Tea

V =Vegan / GF= Gluten Free
*Vegan Option Upon Request

 

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Monday

  • Cold Rise Yeast Rolls
  • Zucchini Soup (V, GF)
  • Option 1:  Locally Grown Grilled Pork with Barbecue Sauce with Tangy Potato Salad with Cashew Mayonnaise, Crispy Garlic Green Beans (GF) $24
  • Option 2:   Amazing Vegan Meat Loaf with Barbecue Sauce with Tangy Potato Salad with Cashew Mayonnaise. Crispy Garlic Green Beans (V, GF) $19  
  • Desert of the Day

V =Vegan / GF= Gluten Free
*Vegan Option Upon Request

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Tuesday

  • Fresh Baguette
  • Greek Salad with Our Own Farm Fresh Cheese (GF)
  • Pasta Bar! $19 adult,  $12 for children under 12, 5 and under no charge
  • Pasta: Zucchini noodles, Fettuccine
  • Sauces: Creamy Mushroom Stroganoff*, Homemade Marinara (V) and Cashew Cream Alfredo*
  • Roasted Seasonal Vegetables (V)
  • Cheeses
  • Add Grilled Chicken Breast or Tilapia Filet $5
  • Desert of the Day

V =Vegan / GF= Gluten Free
*Vegan Option Upon Request

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Wednesday

  • Cream Cheese Yeast Rolls
  • Garden Carrot Soup (V)
  • Option 1: Mahi Mahi with Orange-Passion Fruit Glaze, Crunchy Chickpea Taco, Sweet Potato (GF)  $24
  • Option 2: Coconut Crusted Baked Tofu with Orange-Passion Fruit Glaze, Crunchy Chickpea Taco, Sweet Potato (V, GF) $19
  • Desert of the Day

V =Vegan / GF= Gluten Free
*Vegan Option Upon Request

 

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Thursday

  • Yuca Rolls
  • Chayote Soup (V,GF)
  • Option 1:  Stuffed Chicken Breast Medallions, Yucca Puree, Broccoli Confetti Salad (GF) $24
  • Option 2:   Traditional Patacones with Black Bean Relish, Broccoli Confetti Salad. (V, GF) $19
  • Desert of the Day

V =Vegan / GF= Gluten Free
*Vegan Option Upon Request

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Friday

  • Make Your Own Taco Night- Choose from all sorts of fresh ingredients to create your perfect Taco (selections for special diets) $19 adults, children under 12 $12, children 5 and under no charge  
  • Traditional Tres Leches Cake

V =Vegan / GF= Gluten Free
*Vegan Option Upon Request

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Saturday

  • Savory Focaccia Bread
  • Green Garden Salad (V,GF)
  • Option 1: Traditional Costa Rican Yucca Pastel with Beef  (GF) $24
  • Option 2: Traditional Costa Rican Vegetarian Yucca Pastel* $19
  • Desert of the Day

V =Vegan / GF= Gluten Free
*Vegan Option Upon Request

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Always available as dinner options:  Green Salad with Chicken Breast or Tilapia Filet $12, Fruit Plate $8 and Pizza.

Lava Lizard Pizza

allow 90 min. prep time for pizza orders

XLarge $32 – Large $28 – Medium  $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. 

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. Gluten Free/Lactose Free Pancakes upon request.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday:
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. Gluten-free,  vegan pancakes upon request.

Lunch is available upon request.

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

Menu varies $12/pp 

 

 

 

We make fresh bread for dinner, daily. We make our own sandwich bread, English Muffins and deserts too! Our home churned ice cream and tropical fruit sorbets are hard to resist! Soups are crafted with our own produce or locally sourced. Try our cooking tour and learn to cook traditional Costa Rican foods with our ladies in our kitchen!  No experience necessary or Spanish, just a hearty appetite and lots of hand gestures!

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.