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Maxwell's Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$, American, Latin
420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4319
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Central American, American, Latin, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing healthy food! Best omelettes ever! Great service. Kelly is very friendly and the ambiance is very nice.

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two thumbs up!! This place has a great breakfast without the tourist price to it... The owner and staff were fabulous as well! I will definitely be making it a regular place for coffee, breakfast, or brunch.

Thank Nathan L
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Nathan, we strive to keep our little Cafe / Restaurant Bar, fair priced and an enjoyable experience.

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We love Maxwell's! The atmosphere at this place is so tranquil! Kelly's attention to food quality is amazing. Breakfast here is the best way to start your day. Highly recommend the huevos rancheros! Prices are amazing too!

Thank Dana H
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Dana, we love the jungle and were glad we could share our happy place with you!

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The service was great. We were among friends and had lots of laughs over breakfast and when things are going good and the food is great. .why not stay for lunch?!! Good times, beautiful setting and fun people.

Thank Colleen O
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comments Colleen. We sure enjoyed having you and your friends here as well!

Reviewed 6 August 2017

They serve breakfast all day and it is delicious. They will accommodate any food issues and deliver nothing but fresh food. Love this place. Don't forget to get a bloody mary! Their lunch and dinner menu is excellent as well.

1  Thank lamacha
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We love serving breakfast, to all our guests!

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Had a raffle for charity and the atmosphere and food was top notch. Would highly recommend for dinner or staying late for the night life. Great people, all friendly and amazing.

2  Thank camerondoyle
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, so much for the kind words.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the amazing tuna dinner and friendly owners. We truly enjoyed our conversation and meal under the stars.

3  Thank awagner2287
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! Kelly

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Any meal, from sun up to sun down and beyond was appetizing and mouth watering. Every visit was a pleasure :) and we're always back for more. Don't forget to ask about their unpublished but world famous Max- MOSA. A refreshing, light libation blend for...More

4  Thank kandg91
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You two were a joy to have and we are looking forward to seeing you soon!!! Thank you for the great review! Max mosas are still flowing. Kelly

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Honestly the best beef, bacon and bleu burger ever and the Chicken pesto sandwich was equally delicious. Home made, thick cut French fries and ice cold beer served with bottle coozies topped it off. The owners, Mike and Kelly are warm and friendly and happy...More

3  Thank Sandra M
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

WOW!!!!! We now have a new Burger Bleu Fungi, come on in. Thank you for the fantastic review!!! Kelly

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had a wonderful burger, theirs truly are great...and an excellent breakfast complete with homemade sausage patty. Delicious! Relaxing, pleasant atmosphere, tasty food and a nice walk from where we were staying. Fun conversation with the owner, Kelly.

2  Thank Linda M
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Linda M, Thank you for your lovely comments and your review. Hope to see you again. Kelly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Potrero
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 4319
  • E-mail
Description
Open garden restaurant with a lovely breeze blowing through the gardens most days. Our goal is to serve the highest quality breakfast, and lunch to both locals and tourists. We serve a myriad of dishes and offer options regarding special dietary needs. Look us up on FB Maxwell's Cafe and Bar, for daily specials. Breakfast served all day, Lunch is as special as your creativity, known for our breakfast, burgers and custom salads.
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