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“A wonderful restaurant with good food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Mundo

Cafe Mundo
Calle 15 y Avenida 9 | 200m este y 100m norte del INS, San Jose, Costa Rica
2222-6190
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Ranked #24 of 312 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $100 - $400
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
puerto jimenez
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A wonderful restaurant with good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Cafe Mundo is located in a old, Victorian house, that has a nice atmosphere. The selection of the food is very tasteful. I also enjoyed the wonderful bread, that they give you. I have dine at Cafe Mundo, serveral times and I recommend eating there.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Good Atmosphere HIGH PRICES”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

The rooms are many with interesting mod deco. It's a mixed crowd. The soup and bread makes a good modest meal. We visited three times. A good night place to have a friendly conversation

Visited July 2012
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POrto Alegre
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149 reviews 149 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“Nice charming place full of bohemian costarricans”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

The place is just beatiful and very well decorated. The food was good as well but the service was initially good but at the end they started to rush us up because they had to shut down (at ten p.m). We recommend to go there at weekends.

Visited September 2012
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Costa Rica
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“good service, good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Its a great restaurant, very diferent scenario. Nice feelling.
Great food. Good service.
The bread they serve as courtesy is great too

Visited August 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Best place in San José”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

There is no other place like Café Mundo in Costa Rica. The best place in one of the emblematic neiborhoods in downtown San Jose. Beautiful gardens, different environments: restaurant, group meetings, and a new wonderfull bar: Shangrila. In all of them you can choose what kind of place you want to stay, indoors or outdoors....
The service is specially good, they are always waiting for your needs. It is also a nice place because of the music: is not loud and from all parts of the world. Wonderfull!!!!
The food is one of the best you can find in Costa Rica. As much of the commets say: first the home-made bread. Delicious!!!! And then all the menu and special foods of the day are awsome. I love rosted tomatoes and black olives pizza, as well the best ceasar salad in town. Meats are also very good, and fishes so fresh and in different and original presentations..
You must look the completly new kitchen, with the maximus standars in quality and hygiene controls, like no other restaurant in the city. Now you don't have to worry of all bad comments they posted in early 2011, when they were building the new kitchen.
Prices are spected for the quality of the food, service and special environmet. Love it!!!!

  • Visited August 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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