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Cafe del Barista Aranjuez

€€ - €€€Cafe, Latin, Spanish
| 125 Metros Este de la Entrada Norte Del Hospital Calderon Guardia, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
+506 2221 4712
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
12 May 2018
“Great spot”
14 Feb 2018
“Es el mejor café de la cuidad!”
Open Now
07:30 - 17:30 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Latin, Spanish, Healthy, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
| 125 Metros Este de la Entrada Norte Del Hospital Calderon Guardia, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Great coffee brought back a couple kilos of espresso beans back to the US. Had a couple capicinos first

Thank K1136LIpeter
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Actually, there's a lot of good coffee, but this really is one of the best I found. Being near the hospital it's full of doctors and nurses getting their early morning coffee fixes. It's bright and sunny, and the staff are friendly and helpful. I...More

Thank JLyonSmith
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

JLyonSmith, we really appreciate the kind words. Let us know when you´re back in town!

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I can’t understand these glowing reviews. The venue is down a drab back street, the building itself little more than a void between buildings that’s been fenced in, little to look at... and the coffee? I genuinely can’t remember such a horrible taste. I ordered...More

Thank Just_Timothy
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Just_Timothy, I´m terribly sorry to hear that your experience with us was anything short of excellent. Given the nature of our city, it can be rather difficult to get prime location that doesnt have some aspect of a 3rd World Country. However, I can assure...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We like good coffee so finding a place that provides several options for the type of beans, all from Costa Rica, was great. Both the pour over and the cappuccino were made with care. The food looked good but the only thing we ate was...More

Thank Pat C
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Pat C, thanks for stopping by and letting us know how your experience was. I´m glad, of course that you loved our coffee, which is roasted just upstairs, every week. I am, however, a bit disappointed that you didn´t try out or food! We have...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place, the coffee is 1st class and there’s a big variety of them. You can also eat here some sandwiches, tortillas, snacks etc. Food was also great and the staff is really nice and helpful. For around 15 bucks you can have...More

Thank boge1985
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

boge1985, We really do appreciate the kind words. We definitely pride ourself in our staff and try to go above and beyond to provide a great experience for our customers.

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Sitting here drinking my 4th coffee after an amazing breakfast (omlette and pancakes both delicious), listening to great trip hop and beeijg amazed by the pleasantly acid coffees I am tasting. Kudos to both the baristas and the coffee roaster(s). Big up from Haute Cup...More

Thank alex w
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Haute Cup Team, thank you so much for your kind words. We love connecting with people from around the world who share our love of coffee. And, of course, love it when our kitchen gets some love too. Our barista, who makes the music playlist,...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Cafe del Barista is an approachable and relaxed coffee spot that offers something for everyone. I visited especially for the coffee. The cappuccino I ordered was well executed; the pour over, however, was the highlight. After expressing my interest in trying a coffee made with...More

Thank allenmsin
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

allenmsin, Appreciate the kind words! I have no doubt that, Nela, our head barista, is the best barista in Costa Rica. We´re very pleased that you enjoyed the experience and would love to have you back!

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This place was so cute and definitely worth a visit, i had a chai latte and caprese toast and they were both good. I had seen pictures online and it wasn't exactly what I got but still very good!More

Thank heidij474
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Heidi J, I apoligize for the variation in expectation and results but I´m glad you enjoyed it nonetheless. We´ve recently undergone a change in administration and that may have caused some miscommunication in terms of photos, and kitchen items. Nonetheless, it is always made with...More

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A friend and I did quite a coffee tour around San Jose in the last months, always looking for ones that really take advantage of the high quality of the costarican coffee beans. The coffee is very good, but to me the highlight was the...More

Thank hungaro007
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

hungaro007, are pecan pies are amazing. Cindy, our baker, makes them fresh every week with a secret recipe that I´m not even privledged enough to know. As good as our pecan pies are, our lunch is even better. Check us out again!

Reviewed 16 December 2015

Great little lunch spot - salads, pasta etc and obviously lots of coffee too. Staff really friendly, decor is cool and prices reasonable. About five mins walk from the national museum in a quiet neighbourhood.

Thank sk1232015
Mario S, Manager at Cafe del Barista Aranjuez, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

sky1232015, Thanks for stopping buy! We have the best staff in all of Costa Rica, and the best coffee to go with it. We hope to see you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Cuisine
Cafe, Latin, Spanish, Healthy, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 17:30
Thursday
07:30 - 17:30
Friday
07:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 125 Metros Este de la Entrada Norte Del Hospital Calderon Guardia, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2221 4712
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Description
Specialty Coffee Shop located in Downtown San Jose serving the best quality of Costa Rican coffee, roasted in house, alongside delicious entrees and baked goods.
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