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Mambo"s Cafe

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Ave 4, St 12, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
+506 2237 8226
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7:00 am - 5:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery
Description: Mambo´s Cafe is a local restaurant influenced by typical costarican food...
Mambo´s Cafe is a local restaurant influenced by typical costarican food. Gallo Pinto in the morning, Casados in lunch time, and delicious deserts for coffee breaks. Doña Banny (my Mom) is the one in charge of cuisine, taking care of the mom´s best recipes in town. We are located only 1 block away from Intercultura Spanish School. Also, we are fan of our soccer team HEREDIANO.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Casados

Nicely appointed dining room. Great casados for lunch. Fixed price gets you one of three entrees and a beverage.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2013
Galameade
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Galena, Illinois
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Galena, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Nicely appointed dining room. Great casados for lunch. Fixed price gets you one of three entrees and a beverage.

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tampa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I was in Heredia for almost 4 weeks studying at Intercultura. This restaurant is one block away and I ate here approximately 15 out of 20 days. The "casado" food was delicious every single day and for the price it could not be beaten.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Stumble onto this place while lost in Heredia. It was a good place for a decent cup coffee and to catch up on email. The owner's son, Eric, was very kind and escorted me to a hotel and helped me to negotiate a day rate. I'm sincerely greatful for there hospitality.

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Austin, TX
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Went here upon Tripadvisor recommendation and returned many times for the friendly abuela and delicious food. They introduced us to guanabana, which the kids loved. Every dish was so good, but the Arroz con Palmito was the best! They only serve it once/wk, so if you don't find it, keep coming back until you do.

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

I had a good, solid chicken casado. It's a good value.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

One block from Intercultura langugage school. Great lunches and caring, family run restaurant... buffet style and reasonable prices. You are made to feel welcome

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Additional Information about Mambo"s Cafe

Address: Ave 4, St 12, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2237 8226
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Heredia
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 8
Cuisine: Costa Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ave 4, St 12, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Heredia
  • Phone Number: +506 2237 8226

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 8
  • Cuisine: Costa Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine

Description

Mambo´s Cafe is a local restaurant influenced by typical costarican food. Gallo Pinto in the morning, Casados in lunch time, and delicious deserts for coffee breaks. Doña Banny (my Mom) is the one in charge of cuisine, taking care of the mom´s best recipes in town. We are located only 1 block away from Intercultura Spanish School. Also, we are fan of our soccer team HEREDIANO.
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 am

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