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Balcon de Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


German, Cafe, European, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch on a Monday per the recommendation of a local realtor. Enjoyed the Schnitzel with French fries. Schnitzel was prepared a la Zigeunerart and was really a legit interpretation of the classic German dish. My wife had the fresh salad with...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank kunzet
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

Among the best places to eat in Atenas, this owner operated cafe is a delightful place to sit and sip an espresso or a full meal. I highly recommend the quiche.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank TravelwithAndre
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Stopped on way to the airport for breakfast. Was excellent. I had Gallo pinto - very good and authentic. My mom had the French toast that was delish and dad had the German breakfast. Selection of non dairy creamers - coconut and almond milk. Had...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank tarafirma7
Reviewed August 11, 2019

We've been living in Grecia for a couple of months, and decided to go over the mountain and try breakfast in Atenas. We landed at El Balcon de Cafe. I have to say, I think this was the best french toast ever! And, coming from...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Margaret M
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Welcoming atmosphere! Great coffee, we ordered different pastries and all of them were amazing. Hubby liked German Sausage the best, I loved Spinach Quiche. We are totally coming back.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Vettel1979
Reviewed July 20, 2019

During our recent vacation to Atenas we at breakfast most mornings at this restaurant. The food was simple but very well prepared. The fruit was very fresh - as it should be in Costa Rica. The coffee very good. But what was so special about...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

El Balcon used to be up on a balcony in town but moved to a place on Rt 3 that has a nice porch & dining inside. Parking is on the street or in back of the restaurant if your car can fit. The food...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Janice B
Reviewed May 30, 2019

I always enjoy a great breakfast at Al Balcon. Also good for baked goods, coffee and cake and lunch! I would recommend trying it out if you are in Atenas. I live here so go there often.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tracey S
Reviewed May 29, 2019

Good price, simple tico, american or german breakfasts - easily located just outside downtown Atenas

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mike P
Reviewed May 6, 2019

El Balcon is a fun place to come sit on the porch and watch the world go by. They offer a wide range of sandwichs and many good German dishes like schnitzel and spicey sausages. Also if you have a sweet tooth they have many...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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