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Coffee Dreams Cafe


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Cafe, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Seating, Takeout

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

The price is average, and the food is very good. Great place for eating a casado at lunch time if you are in Alajuela

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank realm0nt
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We walked all around the city of Alajuela to find this cafe and unfortunately they are closed. It is very disappointing that all the reviews are good for this place but they were closed!!! No furniture and no tables..

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank rm_macinati
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Despite not being a vegetarian or vegan restaurant if they offer vegan food, well they prepared a delicious vegan sandwich that included avocado.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Dianatica
Reviewed February 13, 2018

we ordered for breakfast the tipical "gallo pinto", toast and eggs and a fruit bowl. all three of 'em were really good. coffee was excellent. friendly service created a welcoming atmosphere

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank canelle98
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

The food is good, nothing superb, but it has a homemade flavour and the prices are very very fair for what you are getting. The main dishes have a drink and a little dessert included and it’s very well balanced. Service was good even though...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jafethv2016
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Good food, reasonably priced. Staff was kind and patient. They did not speak English, but with patience they were able to understand me, and I, them. I made some inquires as to the names of drinks and dishes I saw other people having and accordingly...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank PoonamSerene
Reviewed July 14, 2017

I gave it a 5 because the espresso is really top notch The cafe accommodated us even when we arrived late - when they were about to close, thus, we had an exclusive private experience The place is well maintained - old/traditional spanish-çolonial decor, floors,...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank oceanhic
Reviewed February 9, 2017

I would say if you want to sample typical Costa Rican food this would be a good choice.Big variety at reasonable prices and all our choices tasted good. Service was friendly. Also nice location to just sit and enjoy a cup of coffee.Highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2017
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Located in the centre of Alajuela this restaurant has good food and of course coffee! The service is good, and the prices very reasonable.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Robert_Hick
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Nice cafe offering friendly service in a comfortable setting. Traditional meals like casados are available, along with fancier dishes like sea bass. Pork tamales are especially good -- though you will of course pay a premium for enjoying them here rather than on a stool...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank brocdog
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