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“The Perfectly Balanced Combination of Old and Modern”
Review of Cafenauta

Cafenauta
Ranked #8 of 32 Coffee & Tea in San Jose
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Description: Cafe and specialty Coffee Shop from the 8 production regions of Costa Rica. Delicious Artisan Pastry, Sandwiches and Salads. We are located in the "Former Residence of the family Brenes Méndez" declared Historical-Architectural Heritage of Costa Rica, under the category of monument.
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Description: Cafe and specialty Coffee Shop from the 8 production regions of Costa Rica. Delicious Artisan Pastry, Sandwiches and Salads. We are located in the "Former Residence of the family Brenes Méndez" declared Historical-Architectural Heritage of Costa Rica, under the category of monument.
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This place is incredibly peaceful. I would suggest coming here to have a nice chat with a friend or that special somebody. Don't get me wrong... this is not a place I would consider romantic but an Oasis in a crowded-untidy capital city like San Jose. Cafenauta is a fusion of vintage and modernity. If your coffee time is priceless then this is a place that you will enjoy and appreciate.

A special mention of honor should be made to the staff. Delicate and still great customer service. I got a wonderful dessert suggestion: red velvet (it's very sweet... just to let you know).

Also, at Cafenauta you have numerous specialty coffees that you can buy from dedicated costarican coffee-professionals. My coffee was absolutely delicious. A reward from heaven.

Thank inside1058
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

February 8, 2018 - As part of a Costa Rica tour group, we stopped at Cafenauta for a coffee presentation and small sample of a sweet. Cafenauta's location is superb in an area of San Jose that has been well established and is currently undergoing a resurgence.

The gentleman who gave us the coffee presentation was excellent. The coffee he was discussing is Alma Negro Natural and has a wonderful flavor. The coffee was brewed in a ceramic pot. We were at the Cafenauta for about a half hour with the demonstration, tasting, and discussion. It appears to be a good place to stop for a sandwich at lunch. The staff is friendly and the decor inviting.

If you are in this particular area of San Jose, I recommend that you stop at Cafenauta for coffee, pastry, and/or lunch.

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Thank JerryH9905
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Veggie sandwich was very good, as was lemonade and coffee. Friendly staff and good music. Nice comfortable place to sit and think. Good for veggies and vegans.

Thank Sheen W
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent lunch combo. Great sandwiches with surdough bread. Good vegan option. Pineapple juice with ginger. And a lovely double macchiato with, as our very kind waiter explained, the acidity of a green apple and the aftertaste of cacao. A very nice spot to remember.

Thank Nico T
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I came here with some students for a coffee tour. I was mind blown about coffee and different ways of making it using different containers, machines and other varieties of coffee itself. I tried the costa Rican style coffee as well as some king of Soda coffee which was very very refreshing. If you have questions feel free to ask Vinicio he is very nice and open to answering questions. He can even show you how to make different types, proportions and samples of coffee.

#PuraVida

Thank 203nikita
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