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Cafe La Mancha

Calle 1, Avenida 0 y 1 | Edifico Steinvorth, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
+506 2221 5591
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“coffee stop” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Calle 1, Avenida 0 y 1 | Edifico Steinvorth, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

No superlatives do this place justice. We thoroughly enjoyed visiting and tasting the coffee, and tea that was presented. We were served with cinnamon water that was brought to our table within minutes of sitting down, and we were made to feel most welcome. The...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Really great coffee, local and so thoughtfully prepared. Every coffee version you can think of they prepare it! Cakes are great too. Wifi is awesome. Even better the location is in an awesome renovated building (worth a visit for that alone!) and it's great because...More

Thank Sunnytraveller_11
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Hosted by Alberto we were very impressed with La Mancha- coffee made with care and attention to detail. And the smoothies are excellent too. The perfect break from the hustle and bustle of downtown.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

La Mancha serves up the best coffee we have had in Costa Rica! It is also an oasis of calm in a bustling area of the city. A fantastic place to drop by during your wanderings.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This little coffee shop, housed in a quiet courtyard off the busy central San Jose streets is a wonderful stop. The owner is serious about his coffee, from growers through roasting to preparation. And it shows. The food offerings too complement the good coffee. The...More

Thank geraldine a
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Alberto the owner and barrista was fantastic and the coffee was awesome. Thank you. I would definitely recommend going there. And the cakes looked good too.

Thank pinklady28031953
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful coffee and friendly staff. Staff spoke English and encouraged me to try a traditional Costa Rican method of brewing. They explained to process as they did it and it was the first black coffee I've ever enjoyed! A friend had the 'Henry blend' and...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Really good hidden spot! We ordered the sandwich with pesto, cheese, avocado and spinach. SO GOOD!!! Coffee was really good too. Friendly staff. Highly recommended

Thank Mina R
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Wow, Alberto who is the owner of the coffee shop and a photographer is amazing. I went with some students to learn about the culture and coffee in Costa Rica and all different styles of making and preparing coffee. I really enjoyed my time in...More

Thank 203nikita
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Looking for a place to have a nice coffee and lunch we went for La Mancha, based on the reviews on tripadvisor. And it certainly made us happy. They offerred clove-infused water as a welcome drink. I think not everybody will like it but we...More

Thank Bert H
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  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 1, Avenida 0 y 1 | Edifico Steinvorth, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 5591
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