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Cafe Kahawa

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$8 - $20
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Cafe, Costa Rican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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All reviews lunch trout sandwich pasta chocolate terrine fries juice pineapple ceviche casado the river trogon lodge cup of coffee next door lovely spot staff were excellent highly recommend a visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Kahawa with the two groups we took around Costa Rica this year. Kahawa is a beautiful place to eat and find the quetzal. And so we did. They have an amazing trout sandwich that everyone should try. But we also had the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank NyleenM
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Loved the setting of this place, above the Rio Savegre noisily flowing below, beautfully landscaped both inside and out. Servers were very attentive and the menu had interesting food with an emphasis on fresh fruit and local, especially the locally farmed trout.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bawauchope
EugeniaJurado, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2019

Dear bawauchope, Thanks so much for visiting us, a true pleasure to have had the opportunity of serving you and delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the visit, the food and the service. Our core value, to offer fresh, local, and carefully created menu,...More

Reviewed March 31, 2019

We stopped here for lunch and it was great and the beer was cold! The view was also amazing and humming birds everywhere. We loved it I would definitely recommend it.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marcia431
EugeniaJurado, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Dear marcia431, Thank you so much for visiting us. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the experience, the beer and the view. We absolutely think one of Kahawa's wonderful assets is its Location towards the river, the garden, and the birds that...More

Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Had lunch at this cafe. Beautiful location beside the river. Had the trout tacos, smoked trout sandwich, chocolate terrine & carrot cupcake. All delicious, fresh, flavorful, well prepared & presented. The blackberry lemonade was also very good.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 56MandM
EugeniaJurado, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Good day 56MandM, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at Cafe Kahawa. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the food, and the service. Knowing that the service that we provided and the quality of our food...More

Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Really good little restaurant. We had the trout with coconut sauce and it was the best trout we had in Costa Rica. We also had the best apple pie I've ever had, and this is coming from an American. We also had coffee, and a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mursedan
EugeniaJurado, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Dear Mursedan, Thank you so much for visiting us and for a great review of your experience. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it. Your compliment of Evelyn's apple pie, is humbly received in true joy! Its hard to compete with the...More

Reviewed March 4, 2019

Some way down the San Gerardo de Dota valley, Cafe Kahawa is an ideal spot to pause on a road trip or to walk up to from one of the guest lodges or hotels. We walked down from its sister location Trogan Lodge to have...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank DerrickJS
EugeniaJurado, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Hello DerrickJS, We thank for your being our guest at Trogon Lodge and also for giving us the opportunity of serving you at Cafe Kahawa. A true pleasure to know how much you enjoyed the food, the service, the gardens and in a overall, the...More

Reviewed February 9, 2019

We stopped here for a late breakfast, for which we were too late; however were able to order lunch. Everything was thoroughly enjoyable - this restaurant has a great atmosphere, and areas to walk around, the food was excellent, and our waiter was attentive.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank joanne516
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Lovely place very well furnished and designed. The staff is very welcoming. The place worth the short 15minutes detour from the main road. The garden around the restaurant is beautifull. The trouts are very good !!!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jean-Baptiste C
EugeniaJurado, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Good day Djibear, Thanks so much for visiting us at Cafe Kahawa, specially since I understand you just came to area for lunch! Next time, or if you are ever again in the area, San Gerardo offers wonderful opportunities to stay, and spend at least...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed the local trout and drinks - great spot by the river - very friendly service and staffMore

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank H8292ZBandreww
EugeniaJurado, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Hola H8292ZBandreww, Thanks so much for your visit at Cafe Kahawa and giving us such a great review. Glad that you enjoyed the food, as well as the location, service and staff. We will keep on working hard to make sure we offer our guests...More

Reviewed January 29, 2019

First of all, food is great. We had our lunch with a view of the surrounding gardens and the river! Great service from Evelyn (I hope I got your name right). Also, I would like to take this opportunity to thank their staff, Allan and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank larrysy
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