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Cafeteria Giaccomin

Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2288 3381
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“marzipan” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Before Starbucks arrived there was Giacomin. The coffee is excellent and the little snacks are well made and delicious. A Costa Rican European inspired café for sure!

Thank JayEeeCee
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Gave this place several chances. First time had too dry vanilla cake at barrio dent location. Second time had overrated chocolates. 3rd time had the cookies with chocolate ends. They are very nice I would say. 4th time came for a brunch and they just...More

Thank Mohit S
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Probably one of the best places for coffee and amazing authentic Italian pastries! The ambiance is nice and the goodies are without compare. A great place to buy your birthday cakes and Italian chocolates as well. The Giacomin family has been making delicious food in...More

Thank joepent
Reviewed 21 October 2016

If I want to relax with a good cup of coffee and dessert, this is where I go. The trees and plants surrounding the property provide a barrier from the street noise creating a peaceful ambiance. The service is courteous and efficient. They have an...More

Thank DDLLB
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Very comfortable escape right in the middle of San Rafael. Wide choice of delicious delicacies and good coffee including decaf. Guinea fowl running around add to the charm.

Thank Theesein
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I was excited to find this beautiful place to relax, eat and enjoy the surroundings. Such a nice location. I wish the food was better. This place has the potential of being wonderful. Tried it a couple of times wishing I could find something I...More

Thank RainyDaysAZ
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is an upscale pastry and candy shop with all confections made on the premises. Giaccomin has been a international level provider of sweets for many decades. Their marzipan is the best in the country, as are their chocolates and cakes. Expect to pay $25...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I'll preface this by saying I'm not a huge fan of desserts or sweets. That might make me a lot more picky than others in the flavors of such sweets. When it comes to chocolate, I'm not a dark choco fan, I like a good...More

Thank Gringo T
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Giaccomin Escazu is a small treasure hidden somewhere in San Rafael, Escazú. It has cozy gardens with birds and coffee is good. Panninis and pastry is excellent. If you are a backpacker, perhaps this is not the place you are looking for thou. Prices are...More

Thank MarcoAmador
Reviewed 12 November 2015

this place have a good lunch and delicius bakery , is nice place to have some coffee with friends and family.

Thank yorlenyfitch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2288 3381
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