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Mambo"s Cafe

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South American, Costa Rican
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Ave 4, St 12, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
+506 2237 8226
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7:00 am - 5:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 am
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Galena, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Nicely appointed dining room. Great casados for lunch. Fixed price gets you one of three entrees and a beverage.

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tampa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I was in Heredia for almost 4 weeks studying at Intercultura. This restaurant is one block away and I ate here approximately 15 out of 20 days. The "casado" food was delicious every single day and for the price it could not be beaten.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Stumble onto this place while lost in Heredia. It was a good place for a decent cup coffee and to catch up on email. The owner's son, Eric, was very kind and escorted me to a hotel and helped me to negotiate a day rate. I'm sincerely greatful for there hospitality.

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Austin, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Went here upon Tripadvisor recommendation and returned many times for the friendly abuela and delicious food. They introduced us to guanabana, which the kids loved. Every dish was so good, but the Arroz con Palmito was the best! They only serve it once/wk, so if you don't find it, keep coming back until you do.

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

I had a good, solid chicken casado. It's a good value.

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Reading
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

One block from Intercultura langugage school. Great lunches and caring, family run restaurant... buffet style and reasonable prices. You are made to feel welcome

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $8
Cuisine
South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave 4, St 12, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Heredia
  • Phone Number: +506 2237 8226
Description
Mambo´s Cafe is a local restaurant influenced by typical costarican food. Gallo Pinto in the morning, Casados in lunch time, and delicious deserts for coffee breaks. Doña Banny (my Mom) is the one in charge of cuisine, taking care of the mom´s best recipes in town.
We are located only 1 block away from Intercultura Spanish School.
Also, we are fan of our soccer team HEREDIANO.

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