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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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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 212
    Excellent
  • 169
    Very good
  • 67
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner with friends

Nice place with a great variety of food and drinks. Service was excellent and taste of food was great!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Chemart27
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Houma, Louisiana
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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Houma, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice place with a great variety of food and drinks. Service was excellent and taste of food was great!

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Reading,England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Our last meal in San Jose before touring Costa Rica - the food was very good and the service freindly and efficient. Well worth finding if you're in that part of San Jose.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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 43 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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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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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, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?