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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! I visited The Tico café a couple days ago and was blown away by the friendly and quick service. The food was very good, and the coffee was great. I had passed by this café many times and unfortunately overlooked it over the past...More

Thank Hanging_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for an early morning coffee/breakfast place on a Saturday morning. Nearly everything was closed. We came here and are so happy we did! Not only was Café Tico open early, but they had wonderful service, yummy food, and affordable prices. The owners...More

Thank Tmcloud
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Tico is next to Super 2001 Grocery store and behind Shrimp Hole. This cute place, which is run by a family from Milan Italy, is a perfect place to start your day with an Italian espresso or Tico breakfast. Make sure to tell Ricardo,...More

Thank steve m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small outdoor sitting, more than a coffee shop for sure. Good menu options, the breakfast portions were good. The place gets pretty busy the later it is, but still good service. Recommend you try it.

Thank Scott-Nooga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here 3 times in a row for breakfast! The owner/manager is SO nice and welcoming! Their banana bread is to DIE for! Also amazing croissants and pico gallo breakfast! My only regret is not finding this place on day 1. Might want to...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have already reviewed this place and they are still serving awesome coffee with a smile every year. (:

Thank eissnein
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I got the breakfast basket and it was $6, I couldn't finish it because it was so filling. They don't accept credit cards so bring cash!

Thank Hana R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is the Best Latte in Tamarindo! The staff is so kind and welcoming, and the banana bread rules.

Thank ricemancr
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great view, Great Food, Great Service. When I return to Tamarindo I'll definitely be going back to Cafe Tico.

Thank telemaniac
Reviewed 4 June 2017

After a bussy day at Rincon de la Vieja volcano I went to have a good coffee here and I bought a dark coffee with sweet bread , good price and quiet Next day morning I went again for a other coffee, good attention and...More

Thank WilliamCR
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25 August 2016|
Response from Jenncarv1031 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure as we stayed in a condo close to this cafe. JW is far outside the other side of Tamarindo. If they have a shuttle to Tamarindo every place is in walking distance once you're there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8861 7732
We are open monday to friday 7a.m. to 5p.m saturday 7a.m. to 3a.m sunday closedevery saturday we organize a farmers market in the parking area in front our cafe' 8a.m to noon.Cafe Tico is many things: it's a confortable place to sit and enjoy a rich cup of coffee on our shaded patio, or take it to go.Cafe Tico is also a gift shop, we offer a selection of gurmet coffee from small coffee farmers, honeys, jams and hot sauce made in Costa Rica. We home made bread and pastries, all the milk yogurt , butter and cheese that we use are from local farmers. we also offer a catering service whit our friends of Sunset Catering
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