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Cafe Orchid Coffee Shop

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Contiguo al Banco Popullar | Santa Elena, 222, Costa Rica
+50626456850
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Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Breakfast
Description: Specialty hot and iced coffee, crepes, salads, paninis. Home made bakery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Panini delight

Great ambiance, friendly waiters, tasty food, WiFi and reasonable prices. The "Opera" was a delicious veggie panini served with a colorful salad and olive oil. The background music was soothing and the waiters spoke great English. It was just a minute away from the hostel where I was staying. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great ambiance, friendly waiters, tasty food, WiFi and reasonable prices. The "Opera" was a delicious veggie panini served with a colorful salad and olive oil. The background music was soothing and the waiters spoke great English. It was just a minute away from the hostel where I was staying. The WiFi was great and you could be net surfing if... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Wow!! This café was just what we were looking for! Great sandwiches, salads, and drinks. Lovely patio area to sit on and friendly staff. Prepare to spend some time here as you won't want to leave. We were only in Monteverde for 2 nights and managed to eat here twice! Pura Vida!!

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London, United Kingdom
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52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Recommended the Orchid Cafe by our hotel owner as a great place for lunch and was not disappointed. Lovely coffee/ smoothies followed by phenomenal food; girlfriend had a sandwich whilst I had a salad- both were fantastic. Well worth a visit whilst in Monteverde.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Nice place for lunch. Good fresh food. Roberto gave us great service and was very kind. Food was very fresh, in fact we saw several deliveries made as we were eating. All from local grocers. No institutional food here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The Orchid Coffee place is a great place to have lunch. They offer a variety of fresh foods which are much better than the standard lunch offerings in Costa Rica. Our waiter was very friendly and also the chill jazz music in the background added to the tranquility. Definitely worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

And a quick sandwich for lunch. I had lunch here on Friday and on Saturday we went back for breakfast. I had the turkey sandwich and the poch eggs for breakfasts. All was tasty and also the food my friends ordered was great. Recommended!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The food here was delicious. Very fresh. We also enjoyed some great herbal teas and coffee. The staff was also very accommodating and loved the outdoor atmosphere.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place was very close to our hotel (Arco Iris Lodge) so we decided to stop in for lunch. It was great! The service was good, the smoothie was good & both of our sandwiches were good. The sandwiches were very large though so we could have definitely gotten away with sharing one.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited twice. FIrst time we had smoothies, shakes and crepes and they were so good we came back the next day for lunch. I had the savoury crepes with avacado and smoked salmon and it was simply awesome. They had worked some dill into the batter and it just worked beautifully. The rest of the family had some equally... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We went to this place twice and had amazing smoothies, coffee, sandwiches and desserts. Its in the center of Santa Elena but of course almost everything is in the centre of Santa Elena. The service was very good just the second time I'm sure I ordered a mango smoothie but the waiter brought me a pineapple smoothe but I didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Contiguo al Banco Popullar | Santa Elena, 222, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +50626456850

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 9
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Description

Specialty hot and iced coffee, crepes, salads, paninis. Home made bakery

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?