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Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno

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Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1265
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Congo cafe is a very comfortable place with kind and pleasant staff. We enjoyed great lattes and mochas. A Cuban sandwich was very tasty, as was the scrambled eggs with mushrooms, cheese and onion. Outside seating under the umbrella is great for watching activity...More

Thank Luv2BTrekking
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very kind of you for taking your time to share your experience! Hope we can have you back some day! Have a great day!

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Looking for breakfast, lunch, a smoothie or coffee break in Playas del Coco? The air conditioned Congo Café and art/artisans gallery in the Pacifico complex is a good choice. For breakfast, eggs with rice. beans or yummy pancakes are made by cooks in the open...More

Thank LinnieSP
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I live in this area of Costa Rica, full time - and Congo Café is my go to place for lunch. Locals who live in this area always seek good food at normal, non-tourist prices. You will get this at Congo Café. Luxuriate in the...More

Thank DuCharmeDuCharme
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We stopped in to look at the art and ended up having lunch. I had the tomato soup and a Burrito, it was awesome. Then we stopped in for breakfast once and same thing, it was great. along with the good food was the best...More

Thank Keenan J
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Good morning! Thank you so much for your feedback and for coming back to Congo! We appreciate your time for sharing this review!

Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is located in the Pacific Office complex across from the Automercado, it has excellent breakfasts and a selection of sadwiches which we found were all good

Thank frannie1155040
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Good morning! Great to have your review! Thank you so much for your time!

Reviewed 27 January 2018

good breakfast and service.not so expensive and very clean place. Try the banana pancake,it is very tasty

Thank mehran13
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed our Congo store!

Reviewed 22 January 2018

The best gift shop in Coco. Can always find something to by there in all price ranges. Also great light lunches and shakes. Centrally located and parking.

Thank 44Cheryl2015
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you so much for describing our store and for taking your time to write it down.

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

And literally the BEST Gallo Pinto you can have while in Costa Rica! Breakfast Típico is the Best... Great setup good ambiance, AC, music, good coffee. What else do you need? One of the great spots in Coco. Must visit!

Thank TC Can S
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

We appreciate your comment on TripAdvisor! We do our best to be a "must visit" store!

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe / gift shop with beautiful art work .. very large selection of in house coffee and blended coffee based drinks, the coffee milkshake is amazing !! homemade pastries that are to die for, and a large breakfast and lunch selection, you will find...More

Thank quesadilla_007
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with such detail! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 21 December 2017

We grabbed breakfast here almost every morning during our stay at Pacifico. Great service, great coffee and the homemade marmalade is divine. We also enjoyed the fresh fruit smoothies and the omelettes. It's also fun the browse the gallery which is full of colorful local...More

Thank AshleeO1978
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

We appreciate your feedback at TripAdvisor! We are happy you enjoyed Congo!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 13
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1265
  • E-mail
Description
Where art meets fine eating, Congo coffee, art & design Costa Rica opens from 8am until 8pm Monday thru Saturday, Sunday from 8am until 6pm. Everything is made locally with fresh ingredients bringing you great coffee selections, healthy salads, sandwiches, desserts and much more. Come and join us, we are the meeting place of Costa Rican traditions, great food, art and design.
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