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Down to Earth Coffee Shop

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4417, Costa Rica
+506 8381 5749
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07:30 - 20:00
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USA
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matias, Thank you for spending time with us and teaching us how to be coffee connoisseurs! We enjoyed our visit with you and were very glad to take home coffee for our friends and family!

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Kitchener, Ontario
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had great coffee - worth a visit. They had weird hours though - went by around 8pm one night and were closed.

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Thank laurenm13
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I went to this coffee shop because I saw great reviews about it and I got to say the coffee is amazing I have tried coffee all around the world and I can say this is in my top 10. The gentleman who owns the coffee shop and the and makes he's own coffee he is very knowledgeable about coffee.... More 

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Thank Michael V
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Matias is a great host who serves and sells delicious coffee and gave great recommendations - we really enjoyed our time with you and hope to see you again before we leave - thanks Di and John

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Thank John P
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this place after searching for best coffee spots in La Fortuna and we were not disappointed. My husband tried the medium roast coffee and I tried the cortado and the coffee and fig shake. The place is cute not on the very busy street and there is a nice patio area to enjoy the morning. The owner is very... More 

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Thank Iza C
Matias Z, Owner at Down to Earth Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Hi, I thank you for this review but unfortunately Trip Advisor is up to its usual stupid self and I am done with them. they run their business based on what a computer tells them and this time the computer is telling them that my reviews are too good to be true and that i have climbed in my ratings... More 

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about the quality of the coffee, it's pure silk on my tongue. I stopped in here several weeks ago when my family was in town to try the iced coffee as all of the other places make iced coffee with syrup, blended with cream and ice, more like a frappuccino at Starbucks. I wanted a regular... More 

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Matias Z, Owner at Down to Earth Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Hi, I thank you for this review but unfortunately Trip Advisor is up to its usual stupid self and I am done with them. they run their business based on what a computer tells them and this time the computer is telling them that my reviews are too good to be true and that i have climbed in my ratings... More 

Joisy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

It's the best coffee - we were introduced to a Cortado, an espresso and steamed milk drink. Also enjoyed a chocolate coffee and banana milk shake. Will be enjoying the ground dark roast coffee we purchased.

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Thank KyleH418
Matias Z, Owner at Down to Earth Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Hi, I thank you for this review but unfortunately Trip Advisor is up to its usual stupid self and I am done with them. they run their business based on what a computer tells them and this time the computer is telling them that my reviews are too good to be true and that i have climbed in my ratings... More 

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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

What a small world we live in. Busting this wonderful coffee shop with amazing coffee (cocouccino is my vote) and turns out he sells coffee to a place in Corvallis, Oregon! Would recommend going in there to talk coffee and enjoy one of the eat cups you'll have!

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Thank Drew E
Matias Z, Owner at Down to Earth Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Hi, I thank you for this review but unfortunately Trip Advisor is up to its usual stupid self and I am done with them. they run their business based on what a computer tells them and this time the computer is telling them that my reviews are too good to be true and that i have climbed in my ratings... More 

Painesville, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Stopped here for an afternoon pick-me-up of iced coffee twice. First time, met Chris who was very helpful and friendly. The second time, met the owner who took time to tell me more about the coffee i was going to buy. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Can't wait to have some of that wonderful coffee at home!

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1 Thank Margaret C
Matias Z, Owner at Down to Earth Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Hi, I thank you for this review but unfortunately Trip Advisor is up to its usual stupid self and I am done with them. they run their business based on what a computer tells them and this time the computer is telling them that my reviews are too good to be true and that i have climbed in my ratings... More 

runningwscissors30
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Welcoming! Delicious! Don't skip the coffee shake with fig on a hot afternoon, seriously. Went back again on another drive through Fortuna! The owner has two coffee farms and does the entire process from bean to sun drying on the farm to brewing in the shop. Avid grower, and extremely helpful local info in English.

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Matias Z, Owner at Down to Earth Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Hi, I thank you for this review but unfortunately Trip Advisor is up to its usual stupid self and I am done with them. they run their business based on what a computer tells them and this time the computer is telling them that my reviews are too good to be true and that i have climbed in my ratings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 20:00
Monday
07:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 20:00
Thursday
07:30 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 20:00
Saturday
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4417, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 8381 5749
Description
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?