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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smoked tuna” (7 reviews)
“bread” (22 reviews)
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Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a great breakfast here. Quiet little spot, but definately don't miss it! The best breakfast we had all week.

Thank OnceABoilermaker
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great local coffee shop at restaurant. Had breakfast and coffee there almost every morning. Very friendly staff.

Thank danielH1617OK
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The guy is very nice and the food is very good ! Prices are probably the lowest in Tamarindo so enjoy !

Thank ComeBDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go here! It is so good! Everything is homemade and delicious. I am gluten free, and they even home-made me a fresh corn tortilla for my breakfast burrito. Italian owners and they do not disappoint on the coffee!

Thank Peyton W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered their coffee and signature breakfast sandwiches. Their smoked tuna sandwich is very special, had great flavor and texture, is similar to smoked salmon from a Jewish deli, but its locally sourced tuna! Ham & cheese sounds simple, but the bread baked on site...More

1  Thank Zenayz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small place off the beaten path. Super friendly staff. Great coffee and breakfast sandwich. Highly recommend

Thank 361casy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, open air breakfast place. Excellent food and service. We went in for a late morning breakfast. Would definitely go here again. Highly recommended.

Thank 1FW01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it all. Really great breakfast spot. We made it out daily start. Keep an eye out for the local lizard, he loves tomatoes, and chilling out. Coffee is awesome, as is service. Enjoy!

Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I just got to Tamarindo and we were looking for a place to eat breakfast. We decided to go to Cafe Tico and we do not regret it one bit. The smoothies, coffee, and breakfast sandwiches were delicious! We also got a...More

Thank Beth G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stopped in Cafe Tico for an early breakfast. 7:00 AM. There were already people there! Locals come here too. Good sign. There aren’t many tables so get here early if you can or get the take out. We were seated quickly...More

1  Thank Mark B
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Questions & Answers
30 December 2017|
Response from ddwolfe68 |
Cash only!
25 August 2016|
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Response from Jenncarv1031 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure as we stayed in a condo close to this cafe. JW is far outside the other side of Tamarindo. If they have a shuttle to Tamarindo every place is in walking distance once you're there
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8861 7732
.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.
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