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US$2 - US$11
Cafe, International, Central American, Costa Rican
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Reviewed 26 January 2021

Stopped here before our surf lesson at Iguana Serf and it was amazing - might be the best tuna sandwich I've ever had. A good value too/

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 29 December 2020 via mobile

Excellent choice for breakfast. Good atmosphere and outstanding food. The prosciutto bruschetta is a must. Coffee, fruits and home made bread fresh and delicious. Juan the owner makes you feel at home.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 28 December 2020

I visited Cafe Santa Rita for breakfast with my family. We were 13 people and we all agreed that we made an excellent choice . Great location, nice staff and excellent food. You have to try the tortilla with egg and homemade tomato sauce ....The prosciutto bruschetta is one of the best I ever had.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 18 March 2020 via mobile

Very good food and relaxed atmosphere (AC!). Reasonable prices and friendly staff. Would always recommend for a quick and tasty breakfast or lunch!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020

Just got into town, waiting for our rental car.. Went for breakfast.. had the Big Bang...it was awesome.. highly recommended. Good food good prices..

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 February 2020 via mobile

We chose this place for breakfast on our first day in Tamarindo and it did not disappoint! The omelettes are fantastic! Thank you!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 26 January 2020

We had the « El Bomba » café and it was amazing!! So tasty! Their smoothies bowls were so fresh and delicious! Staff is super friendly and welcoming! A+ !!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 17 January 2020

Great service, the staff remembered my smoothie every morning, and my coffee. love the decor. Very zen for your coffee morning

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 14 January 2020

We literally have stayed in tamarindo now for 3 vacations. We come for 40-45 days each time. This place is hands down the best option for breakfast. Not only are all the options hoy, fresh, and delicious the owner Juan is so fun to talk...too. Great job on everything guys! See you soonMore

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 12 January 2020

Great spot! It’s easy to miss this place as it is across the street from the beach and hidden on the second floor above a clothing shop. Fabulous sandwiches and salads and the most refreshing juices and smoothies after being soaked in sun and salt...water all day. Don’t miss it while you’re in Tamarindo. It’s a great find! The veggie sandwich is amazing.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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16 January 2017|
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Hi! It's walking distance (like 100 meters!). You go out of the hotel and walk left (like leaving Tamarindo). To your right you'll see Subway, then Mandarinas, then Blue Trails Hostel and then our coffeeshop! It's right in... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Santa Rita Cafe

  • Yes, Santa Rita Cafe offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Santa Rita Cafe offers delivery services.

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