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Next to bar Maritza and Bus Stop MEPE in Puerto Viejo Downtown, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Guys, if you are looking for a phenomenal breakfast in Puerto Viejo, you've found it. We stumbled across this little cafe and immediately fell in love. Good coffee, great views of the beach. Its a laid back spot and its tiny! So you just settle in and soak in the views. We had banana pancakes that were out of this... More 

Thank Alicia H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mar, the owner is the lovliest person ever! The sandwiches are so delicious, I already miss them! Fresh, high quality food! They care about recycling and know where they get their ingredients from! Silvia and Angela are so nice and the vibe of the cafe is so nice! The view is lovely and the music typical Puerto!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this place while seeking out some quick food. The menu is simple but does it well. We opted for some sandwiches which were awesome! My smoothie was fantastic as well. My wife had an iced tea which was a little on the south side but it is explained that it is a tea bag with iced water... More 

Thank Felix B
Ciudad de Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

You will be invited to yourself to enter and taste anything here. Believe me, I don't drink coffee. My mom says coffee is good. We found here great Caribbean homemade snacks that we promise ourself to get back again every time we will visit Puerto Viejo.

Thank Abner Antonio C
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

On the second floor opposite the MEPE bus stop, this coffee shop is easy to miss. Run by a friendly couple, the coffee and sandwiches are delicious. The bread is fresh baked every day. The talented lady runs the clothes boutique called Manifesto next door in addition to the DreadNut and paints colorful postcards as well. I spent 2 hours... More 

Thank Rebus101
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We ate here after a couple hours of surfing. The bread was homemade and the juices were so fresh. Please eat here you won't regret it.

Thank Jennifer K
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Didn't find this place until I was leaving Puerto Viejo, and it's a real shame. It has such a relaxed vibe and tons of neat artwork- not to mention amazing coffee!

Thank Layni P
Geuensee, Switzerland
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We walked by today, looking out for something to drink and something little to eat. This little coffee attracted us, so we walked in and studied the menue. We both took a sandwich, a different one, and both were soooo delicious! Especially the bread. Yummy. To drink i took a papaya smoothie with yoghurt wich also was sooo yummy! We... More 

Thank schoefli
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

I was there a couple of days ago for a fruit smoothie. I spent 3 weeks around the country and at least I took a smoothie everyday in lot of places and it was everywhere good or excellent. But in this little bar I can only say I had the only bad smoothie ( if I can call so a... More 

Thank Lexys79
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Buy a good loaf of bread here. Our adult kids ordered the toasted ham cheese and tomatoes sandwich and described it as amazing. Banana bread was very good. If weather permits can sit outside and enjoy the ocean view.

Thank Saskatchewan4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, South American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next to bar Maritza and Bus Stop MEPE in Puerto Viejo Downtown, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: 89956103

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?