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Cafe Mundo

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Calle 15 y Avenida 9 | 200m este y 100m norte del INS, San Jose, Costa Rica
2222-6190
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 am
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 5:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 66
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  • 14
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place after a walk thru sjo

Visited cafe mundo after a night out walking in san Jose . An old house converted to restaurant. The place is always full so keep that.in mind when choosing to eat here. Service was fast.and the food was good as.well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
lforest
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Mexico City, Mexico
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Visited cafe mundo after a night out walking in san Jose . An old house converted to restaurant. The place is always full so keep that.in mind when choosing to eat here. Service was fast.and the food was good as.well.

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Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Enjoyed a nice evening at Cafe Mundo for our last night in Costa Rica. The restaurant is an old house that has been redone. Very charming place. Food was good & good service.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The pizzas were horrible , but the pasta were not so bad ... We paid 75 dollars vor something not good , i really don t recommei recnd it ..

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great place to hang out. It's a very relax place, better to make a reservation cause it gets pretty crowded. The food is very nice, they have a big menu to choose from. Make sure to ask for their bread!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This place is great, have different concepts, nice music, delicious food, good service. Price and quality are good. Pretty great for a romantic dinner or spend a good time with friends. Open minded place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is an ok place. It's not the best I've ever had or the worst,  its just ok. It's super close to the San Jose center. It's a good place to hang out with a friend and have drinks,  which is what i did.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I was told it used to be the Governor's mansion some 80 years ago. The decor is cool as it is in a house with bright murals in every room but the food is nothing to write home about.

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Long Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

i have eaten here for the past 5-6 years at least 4-5 per year. my favorite eatery in san jose. we go on saturday night 4-8 persons each time. the bread and oil are outstanding to start. everything we have eaten is also excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have made Cafe Mundo my "must-eat-at-place" nearly every time I've been in San José over the past 15 years. The ambiance, the food, the service, the neighborhood... I enjoy everything about Cafe Mundo, but especially the homemade bread they serve as you are making your order. The salads are fresh and creative, the soups are hearty and delicious and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I had been meaning to try Café Mundo for a few months and finally got the chance. It was a great evening with a lady friend. Gaby was our waitress and took good care of us. The food was excellent (fish for me, chicken for my friend). The liter of white wine was kept chilled while we dined.

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Additional Information about Cafe Mundo

Address: Calle 15 y Avenida 9 | 200m este y 100m norte del INS, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2222-6190
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 100 - 400
Cuisine: Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 15 y Avenida 9 | 200m este y 100m norte del INS, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 2222-6190

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 100 - 400
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?