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Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno

Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1265
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I tried this place a number of times after our morning hike. Loved the laid back setting amidst all the art and crafts. Great hot and cold coffees, great smoothies, great banana pancakes & crepes. Service a bit slow but it's tico...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, fresh food, great coffee and tea. Great place to relax in the morning. Beautiful art work by Costa Rican artists, not cheap imports. Air conditioned and wifi available. My favorite is their Latte.

Thank BlueRidgeTourist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Coco area has MANY places to find food and refreshment. So, you really need to offer customers outstanding menu choices and great service. That is exactly what Congo Cafe does!! Open for breakfast thru late lunch, it offers unique lite bites as well as...More

Thank JoBruner83
Reviewed March 30, 2017

It is a boutique connected to a coffee shop/ café. They had some nice higher end goods. The café served fresh smoothies, and they had good Wi-Fi. Good place to hang out and get your web surfing done. Really classy selection of both food and...More

Thank Marie T
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Besides having great food and drinks, the shop has wonderful gifts, clothing that is of good quality and style and decor and souvenirs. Usually spend a couple of hours there, eating and browsing around the store.

Thank renee636
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Perfect sunny side up eggs with lightly toasted mini banquettes for two of us and awesome banana pancakes for the third. Coffee was fine. We ate outside and had the pleasure of watching a small iguana sunbathing There is a special craft and arts shop...More

1  Thank Sue W
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Specialty Coffee was just that with hazelnut liquor. Eggs were prepared perfectly sunny side up. Service friendly... even got a biology lesson about our iguana visitor

Thank Roger J
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious breakfast, fresh juices, and love the Congo Coffee (with cinnamon- you gotta try it!)

Thank Monica B
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Has selection of pastries and local dishes,(chicken and rice, omelettes,cinamon buns,coffee etc).Good place to have a light breakfast

Thank frannie1155040
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We ate lunch here on our first day as we weren't able to check in to our condo. The food was excellent, and service was quick. One of our party was pleasantly surprised to be able to get a gluten free meal. The breads were...More

Thank Donnahawker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $13
Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1265
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Where art meets fine eating, Congo coffee, art & design Costa Rica opens from 8am until 8pm Monday thru Saturday, Sunday from 8am until 6pm. Everything is made locally with fresh ingredients bringing you great coffee selections, healthy salads, sandwiches, desserts and much more. Come and join us, we are the meeting place of Costa Rican traditions, great food, art and design.