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Cafe Mundo

Calle 15 y Avenida 9 | 200m este y 100m norte del INS, San Jose, Costa Rica
2222-6190
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Ranked #18 of 283 restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $100 - $400
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Great food, excellent service, nice ambiance, good wine list, cosy seating, several menu options, good neightbourhood

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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

In years gone by, Barrio Amon, where this is, was probably the wealthiest in S.J. About 10 years ago, this owner fixed this old big house up to like it was back then. busy place at lunch with the Tico office crowd, busy at night with a mix of ticos and tourists. Not cheap. Good food, location, service, presentation, over... More

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Cafe Mundo is centrally located in San Jose. Service is good and so is the food. DO not skip desert!

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San Jose
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This is the type of restaurant, in which if you are backpacking, and can not spend a lot of money but want to have a nice dinner once in a while, you can go to. As a backpacker, it's always about "panini" and fruits lol..but I would love to find this type of restaurant when I'm travelling around. The service... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We often eat out at Café Mundo, especially when we have something to celebrate! It's located in the old sector and has lovely surroundings and décor so you feel you're part of a rambling old house and the stories that go with it! Café Mundo is close to Hotel Aranjuez, our favorite San Jose hotel, that happens to NOT have... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is a great restaurant if you are looking for a relaxing atmospher in San Jose. Perfect for freinds, couples and family. I like to sit on the patio. You enjoy the fresh air and the beauty of the garden,

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I enjoy Café Mundo a lot. I have dined there several times and find the daily lunch specials to be very pleasing. The dinners are also very fine. The location is perfect and the ambiance of Café Mundo is hard to beat. A good choice for San Jose dining.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

I've been going to this place almost for 10 years and is still my place. I love the location, the food and the crew. The food is just delicious and the place has this beautiful design that makes it unique.

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Winnipeg
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This restaurant has a charming setting and staff is friendly. The food is good, but nothing spectacular. The price was high given the quality of food. I was with a large group, but a couple of our party got their starters about 5 minutes before their main course arrived. Portions are hearty. For the money, go to Park Cafe for... More

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Miami
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Lots of selections from a restaurant thats named The World. Friendly staff and reasonable prices too!

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