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Cafe Rico

) #2 of 99 Restaurants in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca $$ - $$$, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
217 / Ave 69 | Frente a Cabinas Casa Verde, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0510
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, Costa Rican, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
217 / Ave 69 | Frente a Cabinas Casa Verde, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

The cappuccinos here are the best! They have a variety of really tasty things they make for breakfast and offer sandwiches for lunch. This is also a nice place just to relax, read a book, and/or use their wifi. You can rent bikes and get...More

Thank MeeshtheTravelor
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I'm not sure what all the fuss is about for this place. A lot of awesome reviews- I just don't see why. Maybe we went on a bad day. The staff was not very friendly either. After hearing I "had to" try it, I just...More

Thank Ganesh A
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

The first thing after good morning was right away "could i bring you a coffee" while i was standing in front of the hand written board with the menu and even didn't know where i sit. I liked that. For me it was like he...More

Thank dual0905
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have a nice brunch on our last day staying near Punta Uva and Cafe Rico was the perfect spot! It's very cute and tucked away off the main road in Puerto Viejo so it has a lovely local feel. They have books...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Ordered ravioli with stuffed lobsters and tomato sauce. The dish was amazing. You could tell the quality they put into the dishes. Although it was pricey the food was very good. I recommend this restaurant for someone who has money to spend on food.

Thank Tan D
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Awesome sandwiches and french toast! Lovely place with kind staff. I loved the Jungle juice! They also have a laundry service and bike rental. Only open 5 days a week until 12:30

Thank Maya M
Reviewed March 16, 2017

We went there as we wanted breakfast after having read the review and they weren't bad reviews. The breakfast was excellent for a reasonable price.

Thank BrunelleG
Reviewed March 13, 2017

If you want good food and better coffee, don't miss this place. Its a little off the path, but still close and easy to find.

Thank Brad_________DD
Reviewed March 11, 2017

The owner, and Englishman, has been there for over 20 years! Cozy place, great coffee, good service. The best breakfast in town.

Thank gugusgendron
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Our family of 6 (four boys ages 4 to 14) so enjoyed breakfast at Cafe Rico that we went back the next day. The food was delicious, the drinks were amazing and the vibe couldn't have been more perfect. The warm, personal touch by the...More

Thank lmorfoot
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi Roger, My friend Brad from Austin visits Cosat Rica often and has stayed at your cabin several times. I will be there August 23rd and would like to rent your cabin for the night. Is it available?
August 19, 2016|
Response from Hans T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I was a guest and am not the owner.
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Thiara O
Aceptan tarjetas de crédito?
August 17, 2016|
Response from Kyle B |
No. As the owner says, "Credit? Forget it!"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $8
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 / Ave 69 | Frente a Cabinas Casa Verde, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0510
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CAFÈ OPEN ONLY MORNINGS FOR BREAKFAST / THURSDAY & FRIDAY CLOSED. We have 2 CABINS FOR RENT, BIKES and SNORKEL. Also BOOK EXCHANGE, LAUNDRY service with FREE COFFEE!We have WIFI. Is quiet place, clean, nice garden with different animals (dogs, sloths, red frogs, birds normaly), Center of town, family environment.