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US$10 - US$20
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Chinese, Peruvian, Latin, Asian, Healthy, Central American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had dinner here recently and were very pleased with the food and the service. This is a very popular restaurant and is run by the family so it is a very busy place. However that does not detract from the quality of the food...and the service. Both top notch. Definitely do go.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my opinion, the food wa excellent. I truly appreciated the ceviche. My only regret is tbat the neat wasn't spicy enough.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great peruvian food, chifa style (peruvian-japanese fusion). As a matter of fact, the best chifa I tried in Costa Rica. Very friendly staff and only fresh ingredients. Loved the place!

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is not to be missed! Chef is very passionate about everyone having a great experience. He takes pride in every dish he makes. Our kids and us loved it!! By far the best meal for us in the La Fortuna and we...tried many places. Lots of vegetarian options!More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our favourite restaurant in La Fortuna and we had both lunch and dinner here and enjoyed everything we ordered. The owner and chef is Peruvian and cooks a delightful fusion of Chinese and Peruvian cuisine. He has five different types of ceviche, all...delicious, and all his other dishes had a light and fragrant taste with fresh ingredients. He is passionate about food and cooking and welcomes you as if he is inviting you into his own home. The restaurant is run from very humble premises with the kitchen clearly visible from the restaurant. The owner takes the time to bring dishes out to tables in quieter moments and to talk to the diners. In the evenings, his wife waits on tables and his son can be seen sitting quietly on table at the back. It truly is a family affair and the reason for the name of the restaurant, ‘Chifa’ meaning Chinese fusion and La Familia Feliz meaning ‘happy family’!More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 23 December 2022 via mobile

This restaurant is not to be missed. The food is delicious Fresh food done so well. There were 13 of us and not one unhappy customer. The service is second to none and the owners of this restaurant go above and beyond . If you...are in La Fortuna make sure to put this restaurant on your dining list.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 18 December 2022 via mobile

This place has a good number of vegetarian friendly options. They also have Chifa dishes or Peruvian Chinese food which is quite unique. It was wonderful speaking to Martin here who is very passionate about food ! Overall a good lunch experience!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 13 December 2022

This place offers Peruvian and Peruvian-Chinese food. I could not believe how delicious the green rice was! The owner stopped to visit with us about all of the wonderful artwork on display as well. I highly recommend this place if you love fabulous food and...art!More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 10 December 2022 via mobile

They were so good at understanding my dietary needs for gluten free food. They were able to make good alterations that were absolutely delicious!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 10 December 2022

We go to see Chifa every time we are in Fortuna area. The food is exceptional, unusual and with a beautiful presentation. I wish I could take cooking classes with Chifa. If you’re in the LaFortune area don’t miss out, take the time to go...and enjoy the lovely family restaurantMore

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 7 December 2022 via mobile

Extremely good food, we where overwhelmed by the variety in the menu, so the owner suggested to cook his top 5 as shared plates for everyone. We where 6 ppl and everyone was super full and satisfied after the meal! Must try!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 7 December 2022 via mobile

The owner and chef of the restaurant is a highly qualified individual who runs this place out of passion. The meals were not just delicious, they were joyful flavor discoveries for both my partner (a meat eater) and myself (a vegan). As a cherry on...top he's also a very enthusiastic, funny person, who welcomes the guests himself. Upon my naive curiosity, he was very happy to explain with the most colourful examples how the fusion of the Peruvian and Chinese cuisines came about hahaha. Thank you for this wonderful evening ❤️More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 6 December 2022 via mobile

The food was amazing! The family seems to work and cook together. The service therefore was a little bit slow but the food was just amazing!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 25 November 2022

Excellent food, excellent service, and decent prices for the quality. Ceviche is a must have, and their pisco sour was incredible as well. Do yourself a favor and eat here

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 25 November 2022

The food was absolutely fantastic. The service was very friendly and the owner / chef came by our table 4-5 times … he was super friendly in a shy / chill kind of way. The Peruvian Ceviche was the best I have ever tasted. The...Jalea Real was some of the best fried food (Fish, shrimp and casava) I have ever had. Although the Chef tried to tell us we were ordering too much - I didn’t listen and by the time the last dish came we were very full. The portions for the most part are quite - so careful how much you order. Staying here 4 days - we want to go back a few times. We saw a lot of people read the menu outside and walk away … I think that’s because the menu is not that attractive and the place has some dark colours that may be off-putting to some. But please ignore they look if you are not into it and simply try the food … at the very least the Ceviche!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Chifa La Familia Feliz is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4