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Cafe El Sueno

Cafe, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
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Dominical | Near Hotel Domiloco, Dominical, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A typical Costa Rican ‘soda’ (diner). Tucked away on a side street in Dominical, but the rear of the restaurant can be seen from the street that exits town on the south side. Café En Sueno is not the cheapest soda, at 3750 colones for a casado plate with fish, rice, beans and green salad—but it’s fairly typical for Dominical.... More 

Thank IntoTheDeepBlue
Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Go out of your way to find this place, you won't be sorry. The smoothies are amazing, staff was very nice.

Thank 724gmbuck
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A mix of tourists and locals make this place interesting and fun if your into socializing in a very laid back atmosphere.

Thank jlwater
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We made a stop for smoothies here EVERY SINGLE DAY. So good and very reasonable . Don't miss this place.

Thank Jeanette B
Crystal City, Texas
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This little restaurant is a delightful Costa Rican place. Their Rice and Beans are delightful. We have gone for breakfast a few times this year and have never been disappointed. Their Desayuno de Ensuenos is amazing with fruit, eggs, bacon. The special breakfast has it all - Rice and Beans, plantain, eggs, sausage, fresh tortillas - it is a WOW... More 

Thank Brilyss2
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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153 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This is actually Cafe Ensueños and the location is out of the way but worth the search, if you want great tico meals in a family oriented atmosphere. Trust the great reviews of smoothies and breakfasts but use Google maps to find them.

1 Thank David T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The smoothies are all fruit and are the best ever. Great value, can get a little warm in the dining area, they need to repair their ceiling fans.....

Thank blong1717
South Lake Tahoe, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great fresh, good tasting food... Best smoothies , large servings, friendly smiling people!! Easy to stop by on your way to the beach.

Thank 2014CostaRica
Davis, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Delicious food, the very best smoothies, and friendly service- not much more one could ask for. Can't wait to go for breakfast one day. For lunch, casados are everything

Thank ofafeather
Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Great food, staff and location. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle. Food is fresh and delicious. Prices are the best in town. Smoothies need a spoon.

Thank Pat L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dominical | Near Hotel Domiloco, Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?