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Cafe Rico

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
Avenida 69 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0510
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
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Cafe, European, Costa Rican, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Avenida 69 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is a gem. We went every day we were in PV. The setting is superb, set in a garden, perfect for seeing birds, hawks and more. Hands down best atmosphere! Was in CR 1.5 weeks before arriving here and was dying for a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lsurly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big yummy breakfast in an old library type atmosphere. Food was large portions and tasty. Good coffee. Price very reasonable. The staff where lovely and attentive. This restaurant takes CASH ONLY but well worth a visit.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank SuzieW758
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place with a book exchange and a beautiful garden. We went there for a good coffee, because they claim to have the best coffee in town. Accordingly, we expected a lot. Being coffee drinkers, we recommend not to go here, visit Tuyo instead, they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michiel v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicous healthy breakfasts and amazing natural fresh juice! They even had real Canadian maple syrup!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vhoppohv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit this cafe every time I go to Puerto Viejo. Excellent food, coffee and service and a bonus is the book exchange where you can swap or buy from a substantial range of titles and subjects. It became my personal library!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Saorsa2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in one of Cafe Rico's charming cabinas for a few days last week. Each room is very well shaded & ventilated with a nice hot shower and a porch. The garden is absolutely lovely, with local flora and fauna providing for your own...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we found this place on our last day in Costa Rica, I wish we found it sooner! Great food and awesome people! Had the American breakfast with pancakes instead of bread and it was enough food for two people! Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jordan F
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Great service, very tasty food and good coffee: 10/10. Both our huevos rancheros and the granola with yoghurt were soooo good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank D8241LYlisab
Reviewed 5 December 2018

This place had DELICIOUS breakfast! I'm vegan and ate like a king. They had fresh juices, great coffee, and much more. Not to mention the beautiful garden setting with neat creatures, like the local red frogs.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Dayna L
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Great Breakfast, great coffee and nice stuff! The owner and the stuff from the coffee was very nice. Its a must do when you are visiting Puerto Viejo :) Ps: The Breakfast Booster with the fresh fruits was amazing!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank katharinasophie1992
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4 January 2019|
Response from Tropicdreams | Reviewed this property |
He’s booked ‘till March
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Response from HansT921 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I was a guest and am not the owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 69 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0510
CAFE OPEN ONLY MORNINGS FOR BREAKFAST / THURSDAY & FRIDAY CLOSED. We have BIKES for rent, BOOK EXCHANGE, LAUNDRY service & WIFI. Is quiet place, clean, nice garden with different animals ( sloths, red frogs, birds normaly), Center of town, family environment. Sorry! CASH ONLY
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