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Cafe del Mar

#44 of 107 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
American, Costa Rican
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Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Gallo Pinto

This was a neat and tasty spot, right near the beach - plus they are open early, for those of you who get the started with the sun! The coffee was excellent, and so was the Cappuccino.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Miranda R
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This was a neat and tasty spot, right near the beach - plus they are open early, for those of you who get the started with the sun! The coffee was excellent, and so was the Cappuccino.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I went there because I had no other choice, the food was good but for the price I paid the portions were very tiny, for the price I would expect more. But the attention is good, the place is clean.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stopped in here in April 2012. The food was great and reasonably priced. We came here based on a TA review.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I thought the food was nice ,but I got an extra large roach on my plate (no it was not on the menu). The owner Rosi looked so dominant ,I decided not to deal with it and left.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great food, great and friendly service. Some of the best seafood I've had in town was cooked by their chefs. Fun place to eat, sit, meet new friends & watch people go by. Best coffee in town.

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Stevensville, Michigan
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The coffee at Cafe del Mar is a wonderful eye opener, freshly ground to order, it comes out of the gate swinging in the early am. A must try if you like your coffee strong and black. Good eggs and hammy bacon,rice and beans were on point. My friend had an omelette which was substantial, covered half the plate.Excellent fresh... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Friendly outdoor cafe with WiFi and small menu breakfast. Everything was fresh. We had eggs and bacon which is more like ham we are used to in the states

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Is a regular place and food, not very cheap but ok, just regular. No es tan malo ni tan malos precios , solo que no me sorprende nada.

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Calgary, Canada
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

It was the last night with friends & we saw a bunch of Americans eating there. So, we asked them if it was any good & they all said yes. So we stayed and ate 4 great meals all different.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Good food and service. The location right on the beach hearing the waves seems to make everything better. Caters to tourists and their wallets.

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Additional Information about Cafe del Mar

Address: Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
Cuisine: American, Costa Rican

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  • Address: Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Costa Rican

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