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Zwart Art Cafe

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Cafe, South American, Costa Rican
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Metres North Of Pizza Tomate 50, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
0050626400011
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, great colourfull art that suits the Paradise feeling of Santa Teresa, lovely people, nice vibes. We went there for breakfast several times and really enjoyed it.

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Thank FemB70
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Cool vibes and great menu. Perfect place to get a tasty and healthy snack or meal before heading out for activities. Try the surfer bowl!

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Thank GerrySims10
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Maybe I just didn't 'get it' but upon entry into this, undeniably, stunning cafe we were studiously ignored and one would have been forgiven for believeing they were in some kind of contemporary modern art commentary. As I wandered around, enchanted by the art on display the staff looked and acted as if we had burst through their front door... More 

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Thank Siireniita
santat, Owner at Zwart Art Cafe, responded to this review

I love the way you write. Quite poetic and descriptive. My apologies for your experience. My staff had just seen a loss in the family and I was surely under slept as I haven't quite had a ful night for months. My two year old keeps me up most nights. Perhaps if you return you say hello to the human... More 

Roseville, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

This place was right next door and we only popped in on our last two days. Big mistake. Great coffee, great food and friendly service. Had I known, I would have popped in for coffee every morning.

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Thank KKCTravels
Malibu
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

A great barefoot restaurant in the middle of an art studio. Wonderful smoothies and good service. Quick walk to the beach .

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Thank Catherine G
new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Super chill hippie vibe, lots of smoothies, sandwiches, salads and bowls. My friend and I ordered the Health salad and the Gratitude bowl, each with fish added - both were very good. Really tasty, light food. Cute little spot

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Thank ecamin
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

This place was right next to our villa so we went here a lot. The coffee was good and my kids loved the pancakes. But like other places in Santa Teresa, the lunch options are overpriced. Great for breakfast. It's not the friendiless atmosphere.

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Thank Camitravels
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The cutest little art cafe and eatery. They have lunch food and milkshakes, but I've only done breakfast and coffee. The owner or artist and her little daughter are very sweet and often are around. The staff is nice and the service is normally very prompt. I enjoy their coffee, which you can get iced for only 200 colones more.... More 

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Thank Allison K
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I read all these great reviews and decided to stop by during my spring break trip. What a disappointment. Not sure what was worse....the owner's terrible attitude or that of her staff. They all seemed annoyed to be there and to be waiting on us. You can't even enjoy the food when the service is bad. It makes sense that... More 

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Thank sienna247
Pacifica, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This cafe has the coolest beach vibe. The art is beautiful and the food is amazing. Get a coconut water!

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Thank JeannieBeanie1983

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
Cafe, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metres North Of Pizza Tomate 50, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: 0050626400011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?