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“Suprising!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Artesano del Gusto

El Artesano del Gusto
Al Frente de la Iglesia Carmen Lyra, Cobano, Costa Rica
+506 8534 6232
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Cobano
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Suprising!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

In the middle of Cobano is an unexpected treat - a French bakery & coffee shop! Truly delightful - excellent Costa Rican coffee made just the way you like it - hot, cold, au lait etc. Also the most delicious baked treats - tarts, cookies, quiche, and more. The owner, Sophia is a warm, interesting host - happy to sit and talk with you and tell you some of the great places to see in the area. Sophia & her boyfriend immigrated from Paris, France & brought their great baking skills with them - we are glad they did!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tambor, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Sinfully delicious!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Always a great selection of pastries and desserts, always fresh, and always agreat presentation! Best of luck! A bit expensive but well, well worth it!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

If you are looking for healthy, organic, and you are watching your calorie intake, this is not the place to be! Everything is mouthwatering and delicious! Hard to make a choice, maybe one of each!!!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tambor, Costa Rica
2 reviews
“FINALLY”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

After the restaurant "Cafe & Azucar" closed some years ago, there were no place to eat first class quality. Luckily "El artesano del gusto" opened the door and filled the gap.Hope they grow enough as to move to a bigger place and as to open on saturdays.

Visited December 2012
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Bora Bora
2 reviews
“GO There”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

It 's just wonderful, home made French pastry, Bread, jam, and of course you can enjoy all the meals with fresh vegetables, meat, fish:
Sophia welcome you with a smile and will prepare you whatever you need at anytime

thanks a lot to them, it was a real pleasure.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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