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Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1265
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got coffee here everyday it was conveniently located right next to our hotel. The coffee here is very good ( better than Starbucks and cheaper). My favorite was the Latte Frio with mocha. To top it off it never got diluted because they use...More

Thank Deisha F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came today for lunch, Sunday, not crowded, really nice atmosphere, lot sof interesting art and crafty things to look at, and good A/C. (There aren't a lot of restaurants in Coco with A/C so it's a treat.) I had the pressed ham and gruyere (I...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Went this morning and the food was not that good. The gallo pinto tasted old. I went to use the wifi and the wifi was down. Went to pay and was charged 23% more because tax and tip not included in price. The menu says...More

Thank nicole e
Reviewed 8 July 2017

AC, WIFI, comfortable seating, great food/beverages. I have visited this Café several times during my stay in Coco. Pretty quiet place that is great for reading/writing. Highly recommend.

Thank tmleak
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A great selection of high quality clothing and gift items. Local Art and products are featured. The coffee is excellent and the staff is very warm and helpful. A must stop in Playas del Coco.

Thank MonaMartin
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My wife and I tried this place a number of times after our morning hike. Loved the laid back setting amidst all the art and crafts. Great hot and cold coffees, great smoothies, great banana pancakes & crepes. Service a bit slow but it's tico...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Friendly staff, fresh food, great coffee and tea. Great place to relax in the morning. Beautiful art work by Costa Rican artists, not cheap imports. Air conditioned and wifi available. My favorite is their Latte.

Thank BlueRidgeTourist
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Coco area has MANY places to find food and refreshment. So, you really need to offer customers outstanding menu choices and great service. That is exactly what Congo Cafe does!! Open for breakfast thru late lunch, it offers unique lite bites as well as...More

Thank JoBruner83
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It is a boutique connected to a coffee shop/ café. They had some nice higher end goods. The café served fresh smoothies, and they had good Wi-Fi. Good place to hang out and get your web surfing done. Really classy selection of both food and...More

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Besides having great food and drinks, the shop has wonderful gifts, clothing that is of good quality and style and decor and souvenirs. Usually spend a couple of hours there, eating and browsing around the store.

Thank renee636
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1265
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Where art meets fine eating, Congo coffee, art & design Costa Rica opens from 8am until 8pm Monday thru Saturday, Sunday from 8am until 6pm. Everything is made locally with fresh ingredients bringing you great coffee selections, healthy salads, sandwiches, desserts and much more. Come and join us, we are the meeting place of Costa Rican traditions, great food, art and design.
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