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Calle 31 Avenida 5 | 50 Mts Este Del Parque de Francia en Barrio Escalante, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
+506 2253 8367
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 31 Avenida 5 | 50 Mts Este Del Parque de Francia en Barrio Escalante, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place was super cozy and nice. The coffee was great and the service was really good too. I really recommend it

1  Thank richardjohnson43
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We spent an afternoon relaxing at Cafeoteca after a morning spent wandering round town. The coffee is excellent and there are loads of different options for how to have it done, from aeropress to French press. The cakes are also delicious--I loved the chocolate cheesecake....More

Thank nagapie_eh
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and great service. My Spanish isn’t the best, but the staff was friendly and patient, and spoke English pretty well. Very knowledgeable about various types of coffee and explained origins and unique perks of each type carried.

Thank Tim E
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We went there for coffee and because I wanted to bring some home. The waiter was just great. He explained everyhting about the local coffee, the processes and the differences. He was very patient with my Spanish skills and made sure we understood everyhting. He...More

1  Thank Felicia T
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Wandered over to the cafe after reading the reviews... And it did not disappoint. Great tasting coffee, wonderful and super friendly staff abd great set up. Definitely would recommend it!

1  Thank YouMeAndTheWorld
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Costa Rica is fameous of good quality coffee and Cafeoteca is a perfect place to experience it. The barista was knowledgeable, very friendly and full of passion. After serving 2 sorts of filter coffee that we ordered, he offered us a cupping of some more,...More

1  Thank Rafal P
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a coffee in the morning to kill a couple of hours before our flight out of SJO. Marco, our barista, was super sweet and made us several different cups of coffee to share his coffee geek knowledge with...More

1  Thank kat m
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

It is very hip joint but far as service and the quality is amazing. You have the cafe as you walk in than little shop and the back area is the restaurant. I was just going in for afternoon coffee but decided to have some...More

Thank kslkk77
Reviewed January 11, 2018

We stopped in for a variety of coffee samples. Interesting to learn many things about coffee styles I've never heard of before, and to sample some fresh brewed cups as you read and hear about how they're created differently. Nice to get away from the...More

Thank AnthonyCx2
Reviewed January 6, 2018

I found nice reviews online about this place and I decided to go with my wife and her uncle and haunt. As soon we arrived nobody welcomed us but only half of the tables were busy. The 3 servers were busy, ok, but nobody was...More

Thank MaxMartino
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Ana L
April 8, 2017|
Response from Jairo M | Reviewed this property |
¡Claro! ¡Sirven cafe de diferentes tuestes, todos los cafés que ahí encontrás los tuestan ahi mismo! ¡Preguntale al barista!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$2 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 31 Avenida 5 | 50 Mts Este Del Parque de Francia en Barrio Escalante, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2253 8367
  • E-mail
Cafeoteca is a space where we live coffee as culture. 100% dedicated to Costarican coffee. We buy, roast, pack and prepare coffee.We offer workshops, courses, tastings and experiences related to culture and coffee cultivation.We specialize in fine coffees, with a line of over 15 coffees from the all coffee regions of Costa Rica, and multiple farms around the country.
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