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Zwart Art Cafe

50 metres north of Pizza Tomate, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
0050626400011
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Ranked #22 of 61 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Price range: $0 - $10
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Ontario
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

the simplicity of the design, white walls and open air atmosphere, really allow the artwork and fresh food to shine! we enjoyed breakfast here, with a range of healthy soul satisfying options including gluten free yucca pancakes and chia pudding with fresh coconut cream, along with fresh juices and smoothies. we enjoyed browsing the book shop and fun artwork which... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The ambiance was ok, it's actually a cool building & decor. Unfortunately as soon as we sat down, we smelled the trash or whatever else that was decomposing in the alley right outside where we were sat. The waitress immediately said that the kitchen was behind & that our food would take a while. About 10-15 minutes went by before... More 

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santat, Owner at Zwart Art Cafe, responded to this review

Hello again An easy table to remember. My sincere apologies. The free burrito was insufficient balm. You guys had the luck to sit down immediately after another 25 people. Our food is organic and made from scratch the lineup of smoothies was more than a dozen. Hence the alert from the waitress. The odour from the creek next to us... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A friend recommended the place so I decided to have lunch here in spite of the lack of athmosphere and sterile feel this place have. The menu is an opposition to the decoration and make you hungry just be reading it. We ordered the buttermilk pancakes, strawberry milkshake, chocolate mint shake and fish tacos. Especially the tacos were great but... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The owner, Margarite, was so friendly and welcoming (plus her little baby was super cute!) The kitchen prepared delicious food and fabulous batidos (smoothies)

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Wilmington, NC
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77 reviews 77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We went here because very few places were open in October. We met the American owner (we are American too) who was bitter and aloof. when we asked her about a local place we found on trip Advisor she totally dissed the place. She called it "a locals place" and it was meant as a insult. Her art was childish... More 

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santat, Owner at Zwart Art Cafe, responded to this review

Hey. No excuse if I seemed bitter. Although I am a single mom at that time with a 3 month old . Perhaps that's why my art is so young in spirit. I'm actually Canadian. My hope is to inspire light. If I was all grumpy and darkness I am truly sorry. If you ever return to our town come... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This cafe was right next to the hostel we stayed at and it had the most delicious juices (loved the apple carrot beet) and breakfasts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We absolutely LOVE this place! It's been an everyday thing for us since we've been here. The juices are fresh, the breakfast is delicious, and the place is absolutely charming!!! The owner and her staff are absolutely wonderful. This is definitely a must-visit!

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This spot was right around the corner from my hostel! Relly good breakfast (the surfer slam and the burritos can keep you full all day). The art studio in the back was nice as well! They do take their time (but its Costa Rica so thats just the way)....so be aware not to try to be in a rush to... More 

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Thanks Margriet for a great breakfast and the best coffee in town! The art was beautiful too.. We'll be back soon!

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stopped here to have lunch one day and ended up coming back for more delicious food. Loved the quirky art, relaxed vibe and the food and drinks were great too!!

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Address: 50 metres north of Pizza Tomate, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 0050626400011
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10

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