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US$8 - US$20
Cafe, Costa Rican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lunch trout apple pie fries chicken salad pineapple casado gin tonic ice cream the river costa rica beautiful place nice location our favorite restaurant beautiful view san gerardo rio savegre
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Reviewed 29 April 2021

First we stopped by to take a look at the hydroponic greenhouse and buy a couple of souvenirs, and on the way back we had lunch. Excellent food, very tasty, fresh and healthy. The trout salad sandwich was terrific, and the apple pie as good...as others say.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 23 March 2021 via mobile

Nice location in beautiful surroundings with good food!! River close by, a lot of birds...all you need to enjoy and relax! The food was really delicious and the service attentive. Worth to stop here!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 22 March 2021

Great atmosphere, views, service, and very kid friendly. We had the trout dip, which is highly recommended! For sure get the apple pie and hot chocolate!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 16 January 2021 via mobile

This place is such a gem. Lovely. All of it. I wanted to stay all day to walk the river, drink coffee and eat apple pie. I had a typical Casado, which was delicious. But the APPLE PIE. You have to make the trip to...San Gerado JUST for this pie. I’m not kidding. Cant wait to visit again!More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 1 December 2020

Preferably, try to make a reservation. The food is casual, healthy and delicious. I recommend trying the Torrentina de Chocolate for dessert. The specialty here is trout. The space is open so bring a sweater. You eat by the river. Really beautiful place. If it´s...a sunny day, there is a nice sun terrace.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 19 November 2020 via mobile

Must visit restaurant in San Gerardo. Kahawa has a privileged location next to the Savegre River. Food was yummy. We had a trout dip which was great for sharing. Sopa negra was fabulous. It comes deconstructed and the waiter pours the bean soup and you...add all the garnishes. In Dota trout is the #1 option. So a lot of the dishes have trout. But the menu has a lot of options to cater to every taste. Loved the decor and details throughout. Covid protocols are strongly enforced. Tables are distanced, there is a washing station before you go in and staff wears a mask. There is a small souvenir shop with art from local artists. Tip: reserve the table on the deck by the River (weather permitting). Weekends get packed so make sure you reserve.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 18 November 2020 via mobile

We arrived at 4pm, not the typical time to have a late lunch or early dinner, but we got a delicious trout and vegetables. We couldn't resist the sweets and you definitely should try the apple pie! The waitress was very attentive and friendly. An...overall great experience and we will come back for sure.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 27 October 2020

Dined here last Saturday for a late lunch/early dinner (they closed at 5 pm) and really enjoyed the drinks and appetizers we took to-go. The drinks - a mojito for me - was delicious and possibly the most refreshing mojito I have ver tasted with...the fresh mint and chopped pineapple. The Trout dip was delicious even later that night back at our hotel. The restaurant is very clean with cover measures taken like a hand washing station upon entering, spacious outdoor seating. and electronic menus. We were disappointed when we didn't have reservations to return Sunday as they were completely full.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 September 2020

They take the required pandemic related precautions for diners. The food was reasonably priced and the portions are large. The apple pie is a must-try!More

Date of visit: August 2020
EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2020

Dear Tyler W, Thank you so much for your visit. We are honored to have had the opportunity of serving you. We are glad you enjoy our menu, and most specially the unique Evelyn's apple pie! They are baked daily and always fresh and savory,...More

Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Gorgeous place with incredible views ! Service is great ! Evelyn was super kind ! Totally Recommended !More

Date of visit: August 2020
EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Cafe Kahawa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2020

Hello charlievar, Thank you so much for visiting us! I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it. Glad to know that our service was all you were looking for, and Evelyn, as she always does, was a kind host! Please do visit us...More

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Cafe Kahawa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5