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Cafe Cabure

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Cafe, South American, Latin, Contemporary, Argentinean, Central American, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options
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Altos de Paseo | 150 m Oeste de CASEM, Apdo. 87-5655, Costa Rica
(506) 2645-5020
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Chicago, IL
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a chocolate lover to my core and especially love brownies, so I tend to be critical of them. This placed served me the best brownie I've ever had, hands down. Definitely try the Argentine brownie with dulce de leche and walnuts. Amazing. The chocolate and passion fruit mousse was pretty good but the chocolate was a little gritty. The... More 

Thank Reifer16
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the beef empanada and shrimp wrapped in bacon as starters. Both were yummy and highly recommended. Then we had curry shrimp, filet mignon, chicken mole, and lasagna. Other than the veggies we didn't leave a speck in the plate. Delicious and highly recommend Cafe Cabure!!!

Thank Loracmom2boys
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by while waiting for the bat tour. Tomato soup - superb, burger succulent and flavorful, "death by chocolate" - disappeared from the plate before I had a chance to take a bite. Great view of the forest .

Thank Riga2La
Austin, Texas
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233 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted something close to the hotel (Trapp Family Lodge) and found Cafe Cabure. It will enter the books as one of my best meals ever while traveling! The filet migon was perfectly cooked and so moist! The Chimichuri sauce was a tad different than what I'm accustomed to - I'm guessing it had more herbs and less garlic than... More 

Thank luvplayacar
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted some variety without going all the way into town from El Bosque Lodge so we tried this place. The food was divine, the smoothies ("juices") were special, and the service was friendly. We went back again the next night. The desserts include chocolate made locally. They have a nice view too!

Thank FoodRunFun
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We took the chocolate tour with Bob, whose knowledge and friendly approach made our trip extremely insightful and fun. We particularly enjoyed the tasters and were proud to have made our very own truffles by the end. We then ate at the restaurant and took a few truffles away with us as they really were the best chocolate ever. The... More 

Thank Elizabeth G
Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I visited this restaurant on a trip to Monteverde from Canada. My table ordered the hamburger and fries (fresh cut!), chicken wrap, Empanadas, Chicken soup, and the death by chocolate brownie. Everything was so fresh and delicious, one of the best meals I've had in Costa Rica with a beautiful view especially if you can catch the sunset. Also be... More 

Thank lspad263
Oakland, CA
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed this restaurant for lunch. Highlights included empanadas, hamburger, fries, tomato soup, hot chocolate and ginger lemonade! All was very fresh! And the empanadas were the best I've had outside of Argentina. Sit on the patio and enjoy the butterflies.

Thank Suzzzzzz
Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I just spent three days in Monteverde, planning logistics for a student group for next year. We had two working lunches and two working dinners at Cabure, in addition to afternoon coffee and e-mail checking. The food is spectacular and varied. I had the lasagna, empanadas, a shrimp dish, tomato soup, and a wrap. The peanut salad dressing is delicious.... More 

Thank Deedra M
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
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40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

As we ended each day's activities, we always would stop by here to grab some chocolate sweets and sit on the deck overlooking the trees and just relax. It's directly above the Bat Jungle. Simple, nice, relaxing. My daughter snapped a picture of one of the local birds.

Thank Chris E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $15
Cafe, South American, Latin, Contemporary, Argentinean, Central American, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Altos de Paseo | 150 m Oeste de CASEM, Apdo. 87-5655, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: (506) 2645-5020
Informal sophistication from breakfast to dinner in covered balcony overlooking Monteverde Cloud Forest. A well balanced menu includes the freshest salads, to unique dishes from Argentina and the World made all with freshest available ingredients. Homemade burgers and fries or Freshly made lasagna all done with the same passion for good food. Desserts start with Fudge Brownies and top with Handmade Chocolates from Costa Rica done daily. Chocolate tours for groups available upon request.

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