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Cafe Liberia

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Calle Real, 150 M. South From "Tienda la Nueva" Casa Zuniga-Chlachar | Liberia - Guanacaste - Costa Rica, Liberia, Costa Rica
+506 2665 1660
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Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Solo Bueno!!

Not only is the coffee excellent, the owners are super nice and there are always interesting people. I am the owner of the Rainforest Canopy Farm in Guyabal on the Miravalles Volcano and whenever my clients ask for a place to get a great cup of coffee or eat great food, I send them to Cafe Liberia... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Miravalles
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Guayabo, Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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147 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Guayabo, Costa Rica
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Not only is the coffee excellent, the owners are super nice and there are always interesting people. I am the owner of the Rainforest Canopy Farm in Guyabal on the Miravalles Volcano and whenever my clients ask for a place to get a great cup of coffee or eat great food, I send them to Cafe Liberia. Un lugar precioso... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Lovely last night treat in Liberia. Good food, great friendly service and a beautiful place. Highly recommended.

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Monticello, New York
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stopped in for a snack after walking by the restaurant and remembering seeing it in trip advisor. Had a ceviche and a fruit smoothie. The ceviche was one of the best we had on our entire trip. It was nice having some avocado, onions, corn, etc rather than just the fish. They made too much of the smoothie to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Excellent food in a charming old Costa Rican "grand mansion". Everything was delicious. I think the chef was french; service was very good. Can't wait to go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We had 2 English speakers and 2 Spanish learners. The waitress deftly handled our table + 3 other tables and our food (fajitas, chicken sandwich, and chicken Casado) was very tasty with modest portion sizes, which is something I really like. We had a nice time chatting with her about the house history in English and Spanish.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were walking around Liberia for an afternoon and found the older district (1820s) where the Cafe Liberia and the Hotel Liberia are located. We were staying in the city because of its proximity to the airport for our last night. The few blocks surrounding the cathedral are worth a visit. At the cafe we had a very nice frozen... More 

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

I was fully prepared to be disappointed in cafe Liberia after the waitress informed me that they did not offer beer. However my disappointment quickly disappeared when the guacamole and chips arrived.This was quite likely the best guacamole that I have ever eaten in my life. The waitress went on to recommend the special of the day which was lasagna.... More 

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was very pleased with my experience at Cafe Liberia. So pleased that when I returned to Costa Rica two years later this was my first morning coffee stop! I accidentally discovered this little treasure a few years ago while on a morning foot exploration of Liberia. It was so quiet and peaceful and the coffee, simply wonderful. The Frenchman... More 

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Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A very cool old building near the centre of Liberia.The whole street is lined with historic buildings .I believe they have some historic protection some are constructed from Adobe

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Playas del Coco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had to roam the streets of Liberia quite a while to find this Cafe, since it had moved somewhat recently and the address we had wasn't up to date. But it was so worth the hunt! The restaurant is now in a restored historic and glamorous home. It is small and personal, and the staff are very welcoming and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Real, 150 M. South From "Tienda la Nueva" Casa Zuniga-Chlachar | Liberia - Guanacaste - Costa Rica, Liberia, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Liberia
  • Phone Number: +506 2665 1660

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 14
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Fusion
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?