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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

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25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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07:00 - 16:30
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:30
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want an authentic Costa Rican breakfast, this is the place to be. You get your rice and beans with eggs and meat. It has free wi-fi too!

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Thank Rube S
Barrie, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast sandwich on the croissant is the best! This place is always busy but worth checking out. Located behind the Super 2001 near Pacific Park condos

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Thank Byron D
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as soon as they opened at 7am and sat on their little patio area. There were a few good spots in the shade, but they were already taken by regulars. Pura Vida! I sat and enjoyed my lovely breakfast in the sun :) I ordered the breakfast sandwich, and it wasn't ordinary... you could taste the bread used to... More 

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Thank jaemar01
Kitchener, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little spot, with tasty food and rich coffee! Goat cheese options for those with dairy allergies. Good service!

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Thank JenLeG
Ryde, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked just back off one of the main roads behind the Shrimp Shack, this is a great little place for breakfast/brunch. Good food with friendly and attentive service.

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Thank lisalew2015
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is quite quaint and rustic. The service was excellent even though the waiters and waitresses' English was quite limited. The choice of wine and beer were good enough. The menu was okay with a good selection of food available. Vegetarian menu was limited. The food arrived hot and quite tasty. The cost was not expensive as well. Good... More 

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Thank Robert H
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly people. Awesome food and excellent coffee. We ate there twice. The breakfast sandwich was delicious and the orange juice was freshly squeezed.

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Thank Whitney S
Surrey, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small quaint gem hidden off the beaten track. Home cooked feel, friendly service and good value for your dollar.

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Thank Darren C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spot was included in our surf package from Iguana surf shop. We had breakfast here every day and loved it. Super friendly staff and excellent fresh food. Started our day off right. It's a small local place that is A+.

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Thank Matt W
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, staff, and coffee/espresso drinks. Would definitely recommend visiting while in Tamarindo!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5
Cuisine
Cafe, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 13:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:30
Thursday
07:00 - 16:30
Friday
07:00 - 16:30
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8861 7732
Description
We are open monday to friday 7a.m. to 5p.m saturday 7a.m. to 3a.m sunday closedevery saturday we organize a farmers market in the parking area in front our cafe' 8a.m to noon.Cafe Tico is many things: it's a confortable place to sit and enjoy a rich cup of coffee on our shaded patio, or take it to go.Cafe Tico is also a gift shop, we offer a selection of gurmet coffee from small coffee farmers, honeys, jams and hot sauce made in Costa Rica. We home made bread and pastries, all the milk yogurt , butter and cheese that we use are from local farmers. we also offer a catering service whit our friends of Sunset Catering

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