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Cafe Carola - CLOSED

One Of the Side Streets Towards the North End Of Town, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Mar 2014
“The Best Breakfast in Samara!”
30 Jan 2014
“a taste of the classic bakery!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
One Of the Side Streets Towards the North End Of Town, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

We loved this place! By FAR the best breakfast in Samara! It's a bit off the beaten path but well worth it! Once we discovered this place we ate there every morning until we left ;)

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 31 January 2014

this easy time bakery and live music venue has a great relaxed feel and Carol the owner makes every single guest feel relaxed and at home. with great fresh bread first thing on a morning, a must visit for any Europeans who like fresh bread...More

1  Thank Spencer A
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We ended up at Cafe Carola on Friday night so it was a German chef making Chinese food...in Central America. Already sounds fun, right? We had a good time there. The owner was very pleasant and jovial. She had her own style for letting your...More

Thank KJuneja
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Carola hails from Germany and she's part of the reason to eat here. Musical soiree on Wednesday nights, menu in English, German, and Spanish, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A little on the high side for the quantity and quality, but she does great bakery and...More

Thank JWrites
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Because Cafe Carola was rated #1 among restaurants in Playa Samara, we decided to give it a try with our group of eight (two families). We went on a Friday night, when the menu is all Chinese. It was ok, but certainly not the best...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Food was OK, nothing great, and we found it overpriced compared to other places in town. The place is about 15 min walk from town and they don't serve dinner.

Thank lcprieto
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Great atmosphere, Carola is a wonderful host and the food was superb & plentiful. It was also really nice to be off the main drag. Only suggestion I would make is to not allow smoking.

Thank mary o
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

This is a nice little place with a very attentive owner. Apart from the food being very good, it comes out fast, a nice break from the half an hour it takes just to get an order in at other places. We highly recommend the...More

Thank Ediane M
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Second time in Samara & wouldn't miss Carolas. Excellent meals the last two nights. Going back on Friday for Chinese. Great people.

Thank jrzygrl1954
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Don't miss out on Café Carola! It's not in the center of Sàmara, but you can reach it in about 5 minutes from the center, or you can walk or take a taxi. The food there is great, we ate there 3 times already and...More

Thank marycherry9
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Of the Side Streets Towards the North End Of Town, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
all day different kind of Breakfast's available, Lunch, Cakes and much more...Every Wednesday Live Music with different kind of Dinner'sand every Friday Chinese Food night!
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