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Cafe Sante

Ruta 160 | Centro, San Francisco de Coyote 50906, Costa Rica
+506 8569 4936
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“costa rica” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Ruta 160 | Centro, San Francisco de Coyote 50906, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We visited a couple times; once for breakfast and once for lunch. The food is excellent and the owner is exceptionally friendly and helpful. Highly recommended a visit or you are fortunate enough to be in this remote area ..

1  Thank sabrinatravel
Reviewed 8 February 2018

My wife, two toddlers and myself explored south from Samara today. We arrived in San Francisco de Coyote around lunch time. Cafe Sante looked inviting so we gave it a try. This turned out to be a great decision. Our two toddlers were given toys...More

Thank matt t
Reviewed 25 January 2018

When you arrive in tiny little Coyote, you wouldn’t really expect a haute cuisine kitchen, But there on the side is a tiny cosy restaurant called Sante! Heike, the german owner makes great waffles, pancakes, handmade sandwiches (try the rich ham from the mountains) and...More

Thank Roos P
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This little Cafe was such a treat to find. A great selection of beverages, sandwiches, salads and more. We made many stops here in the week that we were staying in the area. There’s also a great little boutique with clothing and souvenirs conveniently located...More

Thank Lou F
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We just had coffee and a sweet, but the wee dress shop connected to Cafe Sante is unique in the goods she has for sale.

Thank lynnepatacairk
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Not only are the treats and coffee worth stopping for at this delightful cafe, but the shop right next door has so many local treasures. A delightful assortment of hand made gifts, clothes, t-shirts, drift-wood art, hats, handbags, sarongs, jewellery, hand painted coconut shells -...More

Thank cindycG1172SJ
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We enjoyed a delicious lunch here starting off with freshly made fruit smoothies. There are a range of smoothies to choose from and all are beautifully presented. The salads come with pulses and seeds, the sandwiches are packed with quality fillings and the pancakes a...More

Thank TheJediCouncil
Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you want to taste a good homemade cake or like to have a good coffee and enjoy a small cosy warm atmosphere, you should stop here.

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy afternoon to grab a bite and some coffee on our way back from Playa Coyote. Was greeted by the charming owner, Ha-Kay (phonetically) who prepared our coffee and food while we relaxed in the pleasant surroundings. Everything was fresh and...More

Thank r_marz_913
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Fabulous variety of bevvies and simply scrumptious desserts! After you've knocked over some of the roughest roads on the Nicoya Penninsula to get there; Cafe Sante is your reward!!

Thank C M
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Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta 160 | Centro, San Francisco de Coyote 50906, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  San Francisco de Coyote
  • Phone Number: +506 8569 4936
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Located on the Penincula de Nicoya, midway between Nosara/Samara in the north and Santa Teresa/Montezuma in the south, the airy Café Santé in San Francisco de Coyote is the perfect place to take a break from the often dusty roads. In addition to Cappuccino, Latte and Espresso, Café Santé offers delicious Milk Shakes and 100% fresh made Fruit and Veggi Smoothies. For lunch chose from a selection of freshly made Salads and whole grain Sandwiches. And if you are looking for a sweet treat try the excellent Cheesecake, the homemade, thickly layered German apple cake or get a Chocolate brownie.
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