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Cafe de los Deseos

Barrio Otoya, Calle 15 Avenida 11. From Inst. Meteorologico 100 west and 10 north. House #1153 In front of the railroad | Casa 1153, San Jose 2001-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2222 0496
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
“visited cafe” (2 reviews)
Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Barrio Otoya, Calle 15 Avenida 11. From Inst. Meteorologico 100 west and 10 north. House #1153 In front of the railroad | Casa 1153, San Jose 2001-1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Funky, fun space attracting both locals and tourists. The white sangria here is delightful. For those choosing alcohol-free be sure to try the tè jengibre limón (if I were to get it again I would ask for less sweetener). The staff is accommodating and attentive....More

Thank Azuki_B
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Kind of tucked away but worth finding. Many good items on the menu and try the sangria. The chicken burger was delicious and made to order and the staff was exceptional.

Thank richj65
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Is a really bohemic place with great food and amazing place for summer. The patacon sandwich is amazing, as well as the rest of the menu. A must in San Jose.

Thank Enrique G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

great place to have coffee and a snack. great ambiance although it was a bit empty when I went but it was pretty early

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had very nice time at this bar with good sangria and some excellent tacos. It had a friendly atmosphere and the staff were very helpful. Slightly pricey but very pleasant overall.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

super charming cafe with the best service - especially the waitress Pabloma( or something like that) is a treat. I'll challenge you to find a nicer person in CR.

Thank Troels L
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I absolutely LOVED this place. Super cool people and really great service. The music was on point and the pizza rivaled my favorite pizza in California. I hope to be back very soon 👍🏽👍🏽

Thank Heidi J
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Food was nice as well as the atmosphere. There are not so many options to choose from and its a bit pricey

Thank Nefeli L
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Cafe de los Deseos today with the intention of relaxing and having a light meal after a good walk around the centre of San Jose and quickly realised we had one of those charming spots it's good to chill out in. There are...More

Thank Geobar01
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I enjoyed a simple, good supper here one evening. The menu is very limited (which I don't feel is a drawback for me) and wine is available by the glass, by the way. However I thought it was fairly pricey, and I didn't care for...More

Thank james123griffin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Otoya, Calle 15 Avenida 11. From Inst. Meteorologico 100 west and 10 north. House #1153 In front of the railroad | Casa 1153, San Jose 2001-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 0496
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A small coffee shop with a nice eclectic decoration... in the middle of the city. A different option for the traveler who's looking for a quiet place with people, music, good drinks and tasty food. Serving tapas, pizza, beer, wine and sangria.
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