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Cafe Cabure

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Argentinean, Central American, Cafe, Spanish, Contemporary, South 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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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Basically the frozen capuchino was milk with ice. Food was just ok.The place has a nice view. Staff was daydreaming and they seem to not care about us. There are many better options in Monteverde.

Thank Carmen Q
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1,068 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

5 Bubbles for the gorgeous view and the scrumptious chocolates. Food was ok. Unfortunately the empanadas were fried (instead of baked) and just OK (I'm pretty spoiled - there's an awesome empanada cafe near my home) Others in my group had the cannelloni and the chicken mole. OK food. Come for the sunset view!

Thank rollngstone
South West England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to eat after the (not to be missed) chocolate tour/presentation. So we were honour-bound to taste the merchandise: a mug of hot chocolate was delicious, as were the various lunch choices on offer. We rounded off a calorie-laden meal with some truffles from the shop.

Thank TopKat70
Napa, California
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the recommendation of our hotel, we ate here for lunch after a nature walk through the nearby preserve. The food was a welcome change to the traditional food we had been eating. I had a delicious chicken satay salad and my husband had a mole wrap. Both dishes were fresh and flavorful. The highlight though was the chocolate cookies,... More 

Thank vlsb
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Wow!! what a meal. It was fantastic. The food was amazing (shrimp curry, steak wrap and steak). The Argentinian empanadas were delicate, delicious and had we not wanted to try the other food we would have filled up on more of them. The atmosphere was comfortable and inviting and most of all the host, Susana, was so kind, welcoming and... More 

Thank MSSCentroEspiralMana
Pasadena, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We stopped here for lunch. My husband had the bacon wrapped shrimp and said it was the best, I had the salad - it was very good as well and the servings are large !

Thank janicemW4026VY
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We were very excited to dine at Cafe Cabure and we were not disappointed! The restaurant is on the third floor of the building and the balcony overlooks the road and forest beyond. The empanadas were wonderful. Everything was homemade and delicious. My husband had steak and I had the lasagna. They also have sandwiches, curries and seafood. Our waitress... More 

Thank Hilary J
Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this wonderful little Argentinian cafe, our dinner was so good, we returned the next day for lunch before leaving town! It is a little off the beaten path, but I promise you it's worth it! I had the Sea Bass for dinner & lasagna for lunch, they were both excellent. Don't forget this place is... More 

Thank dstroyer71
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Booked in for a meal here during our stay in Santa Elena based on good reviews both on here (although I really should know better with regards trip advisor reviews) and the write up in lonely planet. 8 year old son had a burger which tasted rather like somebody had taken raw mince and squashed it together to form the... More 

Thank Chris M
Chicago, IL
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $15
Latin, Argentinean, Central American, Cafe, Spanish, Contemporary, South American, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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