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Down to Earth Coffee Shop

Diagonal 301 Avenue | 0.5 miles from the junction with Rt 702, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4417, Costa Rica
+506 8381 5749
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Diagonal 301 Avenue | 0.5 miles from the junction with Rt 702, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4417, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of six adults were staying at Cabinas Catarata Fortuna across the road. The very friendly owner of Down to Earth Coffee stayed late to welcome us and explain his operation and introduce us to his coffee. We had a very pleasant time with...More

Thank YYZ08
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here two years ago with my mom. We had no idea where we were going in La Fortuna and came across this coffee shop, we were immediately greeted with the owner Matias. He is the most wonderful man I have ever met, and...More

Thank Cara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked out Down to Earth after we did a Chocolate Tour at a neighboring place. Even after explaining that we aren't "big coffee drinkers" the owner and what I presume is his daughter were destined to reel us in "to the dark side" as...More

Thank Niall J
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon Down To Earth because it was across the street from our hotel. We had no idea this coffee shop and the owner, Matias, would be one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica. We enjoyed the coffee and conversation so...More

1  Thank forthesealike
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by today on recommendation from a friend, and was vey happy we did. Had some cappuccino, and bought some coffee products. Great coffee and a gracious and very helpful host. A must stop, even if it is of the beaten path.

1  Thank Winston C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We came across Matias' place while searching for a coffee tour near Arenal. Since most coffee is grown at higher elevations it was nice to find this place that is an offshoot off his larger property up in the mountains. From reading old reviews it...More

Thank JimHam4
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were there a couple of weeks ago. Matias was a lot of fun! he is an expert in coffee, he showed us all about growing and harvesting coffee. It is also a hands-on experience as my husband was asked to help plant seedlings into...More

1  Thank Mayra05
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What makes Down to Earth Coffee Shop so awesome is that Mateo, the owner, is completely involved in every step of the production process - from seed to cup. Mateo has a passion for growing and roasting coffee and he is producing some of the...More

Thank Jemusser
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I've been there on my walk to see La Fortuna Waterfall and it was a really the best stop we can make. The owner is so peaceful and nice! I had a cup of coffee that convince me to bring back some bean for home....More

Thank josiponey
Reviewed 3 April 2017

VISIT: DECEMBER 2014 This review is long overdue. We booked a tour with Mattias thru his coffee website. We met at his store in downtown for a comprehensive coffee lesson and tasting. Then a Fig Frappe for the road... off to one of his coffee...More

1  Thank SANDRA F
Matias Z, Owner at Down to Earth Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Sandra, hi! wow, it has been a while since i saw you. I hope your trip ended on a high note. Thank you very much for your review, it is such a good review that Trip Advisor thinks it is FAKE but what do they...More

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eric t
29 February 2016|
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Response from Matias Z | Property representative |
We are located in the road behind the church, in downtown Fortuna. We have a terrace with tables and we have adventure companies on both sides: Desafio and Wave.
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Restaurant Details

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US$2 - US$6
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diagonal 301 Avenue | 0.5 miles from the junction with Rt 702, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 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
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Come visit for true coffee knowledge and outstanding coffee quality. This is the location where we sell the coffee that we Grow, Mill & Roast in our Dota/Tarrazu plantation. Our coffee shop/store is in a new location, surrounded by a coffee plantation. Come have a cup of coffee, take coffee home or take our Coffee Tour. You will love our new setting. We have tables and rocking chairs right by our coffee plantation.
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