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Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno

Pacifico's Retail Village, Playas del Coco 57632, Costa Rica
506 2670 2135
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $13
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Costa Rican, International, Healthy
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Where art meets fine eating, Congo coffee, art & design Costa Rica opens from 8am until 8pm Monday thru Saturday, Sunday from 8am until 6pm. Everything is made locally with fresh ingredients bringing you great coffee selections, healthy salads, sandwiches, desserts and much more. Come and join us, we are the meeting place of Costa Rican traditions, great food, art and design.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Where art meets fine eating, Congo coffee, art & design Costa Rica opens from 8am until 8pm Monday thru Saturday, Sunday from 8am until 6pm. Everything is made locally with fresh ingredients bringing you great coffee selections, healthy salads, sandwiches, desserts and much more. Come and join us, we are the meeting place of Costa Rican traditions, great food, art and design.
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have been the Congo at Pacifico many many times over the course the past five years. The staff is kind and the quality of the dishes is phenomenal. The Congo breakfast in particular is an outstanding value and great taste love there gallo Pinto.

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Ubud, Indonesia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to relax and enjoy a coffee; but if you're craving a special treat try the coffee or banana milkshakes - they're absolutely addictive. The WiFi here is usually pretty good too, so working online here is quite manageable AND it's got fantastic air-conditioning! :-) Great place to hang out with friends or even... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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116 reviews 116 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The best place to eat in Coco! Nice little seating areas around coffee shop inside a lovely little store. Air conditioned, comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi. Excellent service and honest business. The food is best I've found. I love eating breakfast here. They make this homemade marmalade that is so freakin good, I bought some to take home. The cappuccino is... More

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Boston
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We discovered this little gem while waiting to check into our hotel in Playa Panama. The food is fresh, flavorful and delicious. There's also an art gallery/shop to check out while your waiting for your meal. We loved it!

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I've been here numerous times in the last almost two months, and would say it's one of my favorite places that is not on the beach, to visit here in Coco. Very friendly staff, love talking to them! I mostly come here to grab a coffee and work from my laptop for a while. Love their Latte and pizza that... More

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Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

A bar on the middle of the shop to relax clothing from all over the world on the other side of the bar An eclectic gallery with paintings jewelry and more The air conditioning is working well Witch help to shop with the heat of playa del coco

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Halifax, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Although only one other table there, we couldn't get service from the rude wait staff. When we looked through the gallery the gentleman there was very friendly and nice so we were quite surprised when we got seated and completely ignored. Waited and saw that the staff were just talking amongst them-self and one was texting on their phone. Would... More

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msuarez, Owner at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time and writing. We really appreciate your comment. On behalf of our Congo Staff we apologise for the inconvenience. All of our Congo el Coco Staff has been talked to in hope for them to learn from this experience. Hopefully you will come back and see a difference. Kind Regards. More

Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I discovered this little gem last year when I came to visit my parents here in Playa Coco and we just keep going back. This little spot has everything, meals, great coffee and amazing desserts. But it also a shop with art, local craftsmanship, clothing, jewellery...you name it! I had a coffee here for the first time today and I... More

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msuarez, Owner at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this review

Thank you for dropping by! We really appreciate your comment. Kind regards. More

Buffalo, New York, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

This place has been an oasis for me since I'm working and living here in Costa Rica. I often come here for coffee or lunch or a smoothie and work on my laptop, and I've also bought a number of things in the boutique for myself and for gifts. I've never ordered anything off the menu that I didn't like!

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

With low cost options and a healthy menu, this is definitely my favorite place in Coco for breakfast foods and fruit smoothies

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