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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Costa Rican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews breakfast sandwich smoked tuna banana bread iced latte sandwiches granola beans ham burrito pollo salad chicken great coffee book store coffee place every morning breakfast spot
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here one morning after being recommended to go here at our hostel. We were happy with the prices as Tamarindo can be quite expensive. The food was good and the atmosphere even better as it’s set back off of the main road. An...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TiannaSummer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, coffee and service! This cute little cafe has it all! Típico breakfast and breakfast sandwich on fresh backed bread were among our favorites. Small place but quick so if you get there and it’s full wait for a table! It won’t be long...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank krm77to
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The BEST iced mocha. Why? Coffee ice cubes! The drink never diluted itself. Why isn’t this a requirement for iced mochas on the rocks??

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lynnp156
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After finding this gem we would not eat breakfast anywhere else! The food was always delicious and fresh, the staff always friendly and great service! I find myself still craving the breakfast sandwich and coffee every morning.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank matt2560
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since we bought our house in Tamarindo 2 years ago, this is our go to for coffee every morning we are in town A special shout out to Ricardo and his mom! They’re the best! See you in March Steve Mandel NYC

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 848stevem848
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried coming here yesterday but it was closed. Only open for breakfast and lunch till 3. Had the breakfast burritto. Excellent.!! More than enough for a big guy. OJ is freshly squeeze and large. Coffee, perrfect. The hot sauce on the table is a perfect...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank muddyrts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy little cafe. Nicely appointed. No frills. Good coffee. Nice selection. Yummy breakfast. Courteous service. As cozy cafes go, it was great but not the best location.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Truly the best cafe latte I have every enjoyed. Excellent pastry and right next to a superb book store. English speaking staff was an added bonus.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JoanneTipler
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

I would have loved to eat there everything locked nice and cute but sadly they only take cash... most people this days travel and pretty much live only on cards so I think is important to offer the option...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vvives
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Cash only. Pay at the counter. Delicious food. We both got the cafe tico breakfast which consisted of homemade bread, butter, and jam. Eggs. And fruit (pineapple, mango, and papaya). I got the large coffee and it was so good, not bitter, full of flavor,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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December 29, 2017|
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Response from Tmcloud | Reviewed this property |
Cash only
August 25, 2016|
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Response from Jenncarv1031 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure as we stayed in a condo close to this cafe. JW is far outside the other side of Tamarindo. If they have a shuttle to Tamarindo every place is in walking distance once you're there
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