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“Best coffee in town! ”
Review of Franco

Franco
Ranked #119 of 830 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: USD 3 - USD 14
Description: Franco is a space that brings together the best of Costa Rican specialty coffee, fresh and healthy food options, and a beautifully designed space to Barrio Escalante, the gastronomical center of San José, Costa Rica. More than just another restaurant, we're neighbors and friends, and we aim to increase the quality of life for anyone we get the pleasure of interacting with.
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Description: Franco is a space that brings together the best of Costa Rican specialty coffee, fresh and healthy food options, and a beautifully designed space to Barrio Escalante, the gastronomical center of San José, Costa Rica. More than just another restaurant, we're neighbors and friends, and we aim to increase the quality of life for anyone we get the pleasure of interacting with.
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

If you want a have a great coffee, you gotta come here. Excellent baristas and great food to enjoy while you drink a great cup of coffee.

A must for any coffee lover.

If you are local: enjoy better coffee than the one you usually buy.

If you are a traveler: get yourself a taste of Costa Rica. Every nearby cafeteria sucks compared to this one.

Ps: they also have great food and bakery.

Thank Fabrizio B
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Brandon M, Owner at Franco, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks Fabrizio! Always a pleasure having you visit.

We feel there are other great coffee shops in the area as well, but hope what you find in Franco is something truly special :)

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

When I first came in I only had a coffee and an almond brittle. Exquisite coffee and a tasty and crunchy dessert. Since I have been visiting trying diffferent desserts and meals.

Have been in search of the best coffees within the country.

The curious and most outstanding detail of this restaurant is that instead of keeping a wide variety of coffee, they have 4-5 coffees. This helps them perfect their recipes and keep freshly roasted coffee, ensuring the best aromas. This shows that they are very detail oriented regarding the ingredients including their food.

They have a new pastry chef who is an absolute artist.

The breakfasts and lunches are scrumptious.

They have occasional barbecues since Brandon, the owner, is very proud of his Kansas culture.

This place is more than tourist friendly. It is a sublime experience.

Thank Paul N
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile
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Brandon M, Owner at Franco, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018
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