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Cafe Viejo Restaurante Pizzeria

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Mainroad | Avenida 71, esquina Calle 215, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0817
17:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The treatment is excellent the owners comes to each table and present there self and is you don't know what to eat they will ask you what you like and they will make the perfect dish for you Marco and Mauricio you guys are the best.

Thank Derrick G
Halifax, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After all the great reviews we'd heard and read about Cafe Viejo, we were excited to have our last meal here before heading home to Canada... but it was very disappointing, especially for the price we paid. First, the service was subpar - our waitress seemed to purposefully avoid us! We ended up asking other servers passing by for assistance... More 

Thank shanadm
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Italian restaurant in the main street of PV. The food was very good and more Italian that would be expected in a small Costa Rican town. THe drinks were quite good as well.

Thank Craig W
London England
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604 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on our last night in Puerto Viejo and thoroughly enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We thought it was a great little restaurant though it was very expensive for what it was.

Thank Preyom
San Jose, Costa Rica
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit to Cafe Viejo Reestaurant and Pizzeria. Service was nice. We where offered a nice Argentinian Malbec and I had a very nice fresh seafood, long pasta. Without asking for it, whe had a complimentary canapé that was appreciated. It´s a good selection in Puerto Viejo if you are looking for a nice italian restaurant.

Thank Raguilarq
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Viejo is absolutely amazing! We got to know Maurizio (one of the owners) during our stay. We found Cafe Viejo because we were staying in the Air BnB run by Maurizio just above the restaurant. The Air BnB is AMAZING, 2 br, 2ba in immaculate condition and right in the heart of downtown! We walked downstairs to Cafe Viejo... More 

Thank Kris T
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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344 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Awesome service and some of the very best and freshest food available in Puerto Viejo, specializing in prime Italian dishes such as pizza, meats and homemade pasta. Cocktails are made with 100% fresh ingredients, and there is an extensive wine list.

Thank ochassot
Fort Collins
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Middle of town and good food and attentive service. Moderate priced. No outdoor dining and good for family. In Costa Rica with summer like heat and there was no AC but fans provided comfort.

Thank artgecko1
Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We were invited to a friends birthday party back on March 22nd at Café Viejo. We got there a little early and sat at the bar to have a few drinks which were very tasty. We were seated with about 35-40 other friends for the birthday dinner. The service was great and our food came out pretty much the way... More 

Thank MarkMel2
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Better than other places and nice complementary bread and sauces. Pizza is great and wine was nice. Worth a visit if in Puerto viejo more than 2 nights

Thank Becky P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mainroad | Avenida 71, esquina Calle 215, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0817

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?