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“Breakfast” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Maxwell's Cafe & Bar

Maxwell's Cafe & Bar
420 Tres Avenida | Surfside Estates, 300 mtrs south of La Perlas, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
506-2654-4319
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Cuisines: Healthy
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tucked in the small neighborhood SURFSIDE ESTATES, in PLAYA POTRERO MAXWELL'S CAFE & BAR, caters to both meat eaters and vegetariansFeaturing Grilled cheese sandwiches of every imaginable variety... Freshest and loveliest salads anywhere.....Pasta dishes Shrimp Alfredo Diablo, Chicken Alfredo Pesto, Butter Noodles, Mussels and Linquine....Savory Seabass and Spinach, Fresh Catch of the DayDaily Specials - served at 5pm, unless reserved, just call Monday Meatloaf - mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and salad Tuesday - Grilled cheese Sandwich Night ( from the simple cheese and bread to a Chicken Breast, Grilled onion, Cheese, Pesto Sandwich )Wednesday - Wing NightThursday - Country Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies and saladFriday - Taco Night - Fish, Beef, Fried Cheese, Chicken or GuacamoleSaturday - Closed until October 15thSunday - Pork Roast Dinner
Ottawa, Ontario
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I had the huevos rancheros today. The ranchero sauce was a nice mix of sweet and spicy. The eggs were served on corn tortillas and the hash browns were cooked perfectly (which for me is all the way through). DEFINATELY a fantastic breakfast.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

This little gem is hidden way off the beaten path, so you'll have to go out and find it. Nicely appointed with locally made furniture from Guanacaste ... the vibe is friendly and relaxed. The menu was more or less " tell us what you want, and if we've got it, we'll make it for you ". We had delicious burgers with nice, cold cervacas and completely enjoyed both. Good value for money. Friendly and helpful staff. What more could you want?!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, Canada
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11 restaurant reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Best Burger in Costa Rica?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

If you crave a hand made burger that is big, juicy, cooked perfectly and with the toppings you like, then this is the place for you! You just have to have the 1/2 pounder of you liking. Eveything is prepared from scratch and the place is just a lot of fun with a lot of ex-pat's that hang out here. The Maxwell's have been here for 8 years and you can tell they love what they do. They will even join you for a bevvy! The restaurant was clean, they have a pool table and poker table for fun play and the prices are extremely reasonabl. Casual fun, great food..............Lorenzo says.....thanks Maxwell's!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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cape cod, MA/naples, FL
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Incredible burgers!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We just had lunch at Maxwell's and were so impressed with the quality of their food (burgers and an incredible pesto, tomato, and cheese sandwich). Very cool atmosphere and a friendly staff and owner.

Visited November 2012
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Columbus, Ohio
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“Very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Food is fresh and delicious. Service is very friendly. Definitely recommend a meal here when in Potrero.

Visited November 2012
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