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Cafe Liberia

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Calle Real, 150 M. South From "Tienda la Nueva" Casa Zuniga-Chlachar | Liberia - Guanacaste - Costa Rica, Liberia, Costa Rica
+506 2665 1660
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09:00 - 21:00
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Mon 15:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place with beautiful architecture. We got here at 3:30 and the kitchen was closed (snacks and drinks only). We stayed because of the atmosphere (and rain) and ended up having a dish of delicious guacamole and another of bruschetta along with an oreo frappe and a carrot/beet/ginger drink. Worth visiting if only to look around.

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Thank Adam B
Costa Rica
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live a couple hours away, and I can't come to Liberia and not stop in for at least a cup of coffee here. It's one of the nicest, most tranquil places in the city if not the country. The coffee is excellent, the smoothies are tasty, and the food is worth the slightly-higher-than-average price. The wait staff is very... More 

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Thank dakotaleebishop
Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed in Liberia for a few nights after traveling through Central America. We chose Cafe Liberia off of other TripAdvisor reviews and were far from disappointed. We ordered the Catch of the day (MahiMahi) and the Wagyu beef burger, both meals were perfect. We also had the Orange Carrot Juice and one of the cold brewed... More 

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Thank meganlef5
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, waitress very attentive, food is ok but they don't serve much, price a little high compare to others around the corner but is a very interested place to visit. This place is a culture patrimony of Liberia the restaurant is a old house which has 180 years old is beautiful and very Pintorest. Must stop and see if... More 

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Thank Lydia L
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is in a beautiful house, however the ceviche was really small and a bit small pricey. The service was good!

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Thank Clarissa S
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food! Made to order, all natural, deliciuos burgers, chicken and salads were just perfect!

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Thank Bryan F
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the cafe at 7.30pm after dinner. It is perfectly located in the city, less than 2 minutes waking distance from the Tourist Information Centre along Central Street. Staff are very fluent in English and very polite! The environment is just lovely to relax and unwind with great jazz music in the background. There are two large windows that open... More 

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Thank jaemar01
seb_et_nico, Gérant at Cafe Liberia, responded to this review

Hello Jaemar, thank you for your review. The coffee that we use in Cafe Liberia is coming from the region of Tarrazu, it s a strictly hard bean, medium roast and organic. best regards. More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Got there at 1030 On a sat morning and was told Kitchen doesn't open till 11. NOT What website says. We were very disappointed because we had heard great things.

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Thank Lisa C
seb_et_nico, Propriétaire at Cafe Liberia, responded to this review

Hello Lisa, sorry for your bad experience, but i don´t see where is the problem: we are a restaurant and the kitchen open at 11 am. It's rather early for a restaurant. Before 11 am, we have a large choice of coffees and natural juices. You write a negative review without even having tasted a single dish or drank a... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We showed up at around 2pm and was told that the kitchen was closed until 5pm for dinner. I expect this in Spain or in some fancier places but this is neither.

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Thank Rey F
seb_et_nico, Propriétaire at Cafe Liberia, responded to this review

Hello Rey. thank you for your review. unfortunaly, in high season, we close the kitchen at 2 pm until 5 pm to prepare the dinner. But, during this time, we have some snacks, deserts ans beverage like an all-day menu. best regards, More 

Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

I liked the food, they have a special touch, and I enjoyed that courtyard garden. There were figs available to eat from their fig tree as well.

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Thank Randy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 14
Cuisine
Latin, Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Real, 150 M. South From "Tienda la Nueva" Casa Zuniga-Chlachar | Liberia - Guanacaste - Costa Rica, Liberia, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Liberia
  • Phone Number: +506 2665 1660

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Madison
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Boscawen, New Hampshire
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?