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The Costa Rica Coffee Experience

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Address: Torre Del Tiemp, Calle Pastor Diaz 1 | Across From Ekono, Jaco, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2643 6197
09:00 - 20:00
Open now
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Sun 09:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:00

Fresh Brewed Coffee-to-Go. Delicious Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee too!


Fresh Brewed Coffee-to-Go. Delicious Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee too!

Authentic Costa Rican souvenirs and of course our own Fruity Monkey Poop!

T-shirts designed in-house. Organic Spices, Coffee Beans and grinds - sample and choose your favorite to take home with you.

Hot sauces, Costa Rican Licorice and Organic Chocolate! Yum.

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Fruity monkey poop you will want to sniff

I was so pleased to find this store in the midst of a bunch of other crappy and unworthwhile souvenier shops. They had so much that I wanted to buy that I had a tough time... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2013
Christina C
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

I was so pleased to find this store in the midst of a bunch of other crappy and unworthwhile souvenier shops. They had so much that I wanted to buy that I had a tough time deciding. A co-worker of mine asked me to bring back some genuine rain forest Costa Rican vanilla extract and this is the only place... More 

1 Thank Christina C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Like in every place you really need to walk around to run into the really nice places and find the really Nice stuff to bring home for your loved ones. This place has it all and more, from their great customer services provided by Young CR fellow named Greivin to their huge art collections on their sister shop Tico Pot... More 

Thank Jayincr
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013

The perfect spot for all your gift needs. Delicious iced coffee, great selection of curated local art, and the most wonderful snacks. I loved their pineapple liquorice, a must try!

Thank Toronto18
Mission, Kansas
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Nice little air conditioned shop (across from Mas X Menos) on the main drag in Jaco. They sell some coffees, mugs, a little food, quality T-shirts and lovely pottery by Costa Rican as well as some nice wooden dishes. Much better quality than most of the shops.

Thank karencarlet1
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2013

The charming owner of this lovely shop is friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, and has put together a wonderful selection of strange and lovely items from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. We bought an awesome piece of pewter made by local artists and a beautiful cocobolo wooden bowl. The pieces are great in themselves but we also loved the stories the owner shared... More 

2 Thank Ian C
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Cute little shop. One of the few places in Jaco that doesn't sell items from Bali and Thailand!! The owner told me they source their merchandise from Costa Rica and other countries in Central America. A bit pricey but excellent quality.

Thank Donna S
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

You must stop at this wonderful Shop! So many unique pieces of art and great treats. We bought several gifts here. Enjoyed talking to the owner, he was very friendly and knowledgeable. Big Thank You for the Great map to the Airport! :)

1 Thank blacky71
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Let's be clear, Jaco is a beach town not unlike Virginia Beach or any of the others that inhabit the east coat of the US. But here, you also have Pura Vida and you'll understand it when you get to Costa Rica. This little shop has a great collection of native coffees, chocolates and hand made truly Costa Rican souvenirs.... More 

2 Thank denisetheartist
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2013

We stopped into The Costa Rica Coffee Experience yesterday evening and had the luxury of meeting Scott, the Canadian Ex-Pat who runs this charming shop. Every item in the store has a story that is both educational and fascinating at the same time. There are truly unique finds to be considered here, whether you are looking for a stunning painting... More 

1 Thank crbenjamin
San Jose, Costa Rica
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Great little store in the middle of Jacó. There are many stores, but most of them got the same stuff, same souvenirs, same t-shirts. This place is different. The owner told us that he goes to all the art fairs in Costa Rica to find new things, like banana chip fingerings. The coffee is special and the ceramic frogs one... More 

Thank ChristineCBCB

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