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Cafe y Macadamia

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Km 18 Tilaran-Fortuna | Lago Arenal, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Km 18 Tilaran-Fortuna | Lago Arenal, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told by locals that this was a great place for lunch and it didn't disappoint. With great views of the lake from the deck , great iced drinks and delicious food you can't go wrong. We actually went back again before we left....More

Thank Lisanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a tour with option for coffee, breakfast and shopping, We were one of the few who did all three, and were very impressed. Coffee lovers - strong and good coffee here! Foodies - great food and awesome bakery! Shoppers - don't...More

Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a great stop to capture the beauty of lake Arenal on the way to Arenal/Fortuna - Takes about 3hr from Playa Conchal to get here. Has guarded parking lot, great salads, however, keep in mind price is like you never left the U.S/has moderate...More

Thank VicMu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place by accident while we were driving from Arenal to Monteverde. It is a hiding in the road and from the out side it looks like a small café but once inside you will see a nice gift shop and a restaurant...More

Thank Miguel D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a big stop for the tourist buses, so parking can be a challenge. Only had coffee and dessert, but if you are counting calories, do not stop here. Bakery items are too good to pass up and you may eat too many as...More

Thank skihorse
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were so disappointed to find all the breads made here contain eggs. The only vegan option for breakfast is gallo pinto which was very good. On the plus side, the coffee is strong and rich, the fruit is deliciously fresh, and the service is...More

Thank ANewDayVegan
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Unassuming cafe off the road. Look for it. You will want the food from here. Not only great for you food (all natural) but incredible taste. Person taking our order recommended their tomato soup. It is, hands down, the best soup I've had. Amazing flavour....More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to our resort. Food was flavorful and presentation was excellent. Would highly recommend.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Authentic food! Clean bathrooms and awesome views with Wifi! Family cooking right in front of you and very good!!

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Tasty food, unique outdoor dining and fabulous view of Arenal Lake. The food is walk up ordering and there are tables in the outdoor area. There's a small gift shop area as well. We saw big crowds (tour buses) stop here sometimes as well, so...More

Thank Robogator0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km 18 Tilaran-Fortuna | Lago Arenal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste
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