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Cafe del Mar

#43 of 107 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
American, South 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
NICE LITTLE LOCAL BREAKFAST PLACE

This is first place I had breakfast during my stay in Jaco. I ordered the Costa Rican Breakfast with Gallo Pintos, Eggs, and Toast. I also had fresh pineapple juice to wash it down. It is a nice little cafe with great service and the prices are reasonable. My only issue was the lack of WiFi... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our first and only meal in Jaco before we both spent most of the next week in bed and recovering. Was not the standard food poisoning---something deep and gastrointestinal the next day. It was awful. I thought the eggs tasted funny. Food and service at this place were mediocre. The value of the food was good, outside of it getting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

So good we came here twice for breakfast. The watermelon smoothie was flawless! We ordered 3 in a row. The staff is friendly and professional. It's a little expensive, to be honest. However the food is really good.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is first place I had breakfast during my stay in Jaco. I ordered the Costa Rican Breakfast with Gallo Pintos, Eggs, and Toast. I also had fresh pineapple juice to wash it down. It is a nice little cafe with great service and the prices are reasonable. My only issue was the lack of WiFi because enjoy surfing the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My constant morning spot for the last 4 mornings! The Casado Chicken was my favorite dish, but all the food there was great. The blended vanilla ice coffee that they offer is what helped me wake up from the nights before! Love each and everyone of our servers, my favorite is the muy bonita Pauletta! Hope I can visit real... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Rosie continues to deliver the best coffee in Jaco. Did not grab lunch here this time, but breakfast last visit was excellent as well. Thank you!

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Houston, Texas
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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, South American, Costa Rican

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