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Zwart Cafe

Costa Rican
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Highway 160 north of Frank's Place, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Today
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Art, Food, & Vibes

I absolutely love this place. The owner Margriet is a sweet heart and all of her employees are very kind. The place is full of one of a kind art work for purchase or your viewing pleasure. They make a mean vanilla cappuccino and some tasty sandwiches. Also, if your looking for some reading... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2014
Pat R
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I absolutely love this place. The owner Margriet is a sweet heart and all of her employees are very kind. The place is full of one of a kind art work for purchase or your viewing pleasure. They make a mean vanilla cappuccino and some tasty sandwiches. Also, if your looking for some reading material she has a entire wall... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

My boyfriend and I had lunch here on our way to the beach. Very cool atmosphere--everything is white, except for the vibrant art that adorns the walls. Great natural light, lots of books to read, coffee, food, and WIFI! We ordered a burrito (with extra cilantro as suggested by the owner) and the tuna sandwich--both were delicious. A great spot... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Stopped in here as were were heading back from playa hermosa and very hungry. Stopped in because there were lots of people so we thought it was due to the good food. We both had chicken burrito's. Probably the worst ive ever had more rice than burrito and 3 shreds of chicken. They do fresh juice however which i love,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

The food & coffee are great, the WiFi works wonderfully, and it has a relaxing and artsy atmosphere. Lots of beautiful art on the walls and many books to read, you can sit here for hours (and sometimes I did)! The service was slow but there is one woman who is amazingly friendly and nice (chef?); and one waitress who... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Highway 160 north of Frank's Place, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Costa Rican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?