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“A wonderful view!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Casita del cafe

La Casita del cafe
oeste entrada Estanquillos, Atenas, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 33 Restaurants in Atenas
Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“A wonderful view!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We stopped here on our way from one city to the next. The fajitas and tamales were great! I recommend the cafe frio.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Prince George, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good food, excellent view!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We had a wonderful lunch here with Shelly Goettl, our home owner and real estate agent. Beautiful view, good food, wonderful company. All 4 of us ate with iced coffee and milkshakes for $24!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Fair Oaks, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Incredible view x10”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Food is standard Tico, done well. The view is breathtaking. Need I say more? Yes, to meet the 50 character minimum. Now go try it.

Visited December 2013
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Western Pa.
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Go for the view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Definite must for the view alone. The food was your typical Tico fare. Nice service and reasonably priced. Go early though because they close at 6:00 p.m. and the clouds roll in before then. If you don't have a car you can take a bus to and from Atenas. We took the taxi up and it was a hefty $13 ride for two. The bus stop back to Atenas, is 100 meters from the restaurant. Total fare back was .80. Go and enjoy the view.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Atenas, Costa Rica
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Go or the view, stay for the food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

La Casita is on the old road to Jaco, perched on the side of the mountain as you make your way down to the coast. On a clear day you can see the peninsula, and miles of coastline. Truly magnificent. The food is typical Tico fare but for the excellent American breakfast. It's fresh, and priced fairly. The service is slow, but that affords more time to enjoy the view.

If you pass by, stop. Even if you just have coffee and flan. It is an experience meant to be enjoyed slowly and with good friends.

Visited April 2013
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