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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smoked tuna” (7 reviews)
“iced latte” (6 reviews)
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Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very warm and helpful in helping me pick out beans to take back to the states. They have a great selection of beans and drink options. They are tucked away off the road and are a great spot for some delicious coffee.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is off the beaten path - you have to be looking for it, It's behind the Shrimphole. The food is very fresh and the bread obviously homemade on the sandwiches. My sister and I split the house salad and added grilled veggies and...More

Thank Pdxgirl2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place twice during my stay at tamarindo and both times the cappuccino and breakfast croissant I got were lovely! I tried other coffees in the area but they for sure had one of my favorites. I would recommend this place to anyone...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here a couple of times for lunch. The salad is amazing lots of different items including exotic fruits and bread we had with grilled chicken which was lovely too. The homemade lemonade was delicious. The service was both efficient and friendly. On one...More

Thank Budgie62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome breakfast and environment! Would definitely recommend for breakfast or lunch. Had a great time and loved the smoothies and coffee!!

Thank cmsardone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for breakfast upon our arrival and were pleasantly surprised by delicious and refreshing iced coffee (with coffee ice cubes so as not to dilute the coffee as it melts) and a delicious breakfast. The staff was friendly too!

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super friendly staff, the food is excellent and very good value for money (the smoked tuna wrap is highly recommended, as is the chicken wrap!). The coffee was the best we tried while on vacation, a blend of Costa Rican coffees... crafted by the Italian...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inexpensive and food was delicious! I had a breakfast croissant with bacon and it was a party in my mouth! I will definitely be returning!

Thank Berta V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I came here for breakfast and it was really nice. Cute atmosphere, friendly staff. We both really enjoyed our coffees (latte and espresso). The prices were standard for Costa Rica. Although they did put ice in my friends orange juice which was...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Only stayed two nights in Tamarindo, but what a great find. This was our favourite breakfast place in Costa Rica. The breakfast sandwiches and smoothies were fantastic and the staff were very friendly and courteous. Everyone had something different and every meal was delicious. Definitely...More

Thank Neil S
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Questions & Answers
30 December 2017|
Response from ddwolfe68 |
Cash only!
25 August 2016|
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Response from Jenncarv1031 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure as we stayed in a condo close to this cafe. JW is far outside the other side of Tamarindo. If they have a shuttle to Tamarindo every place is in walking distance once you're there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8861 7732
.Cafe Tico is many things: it's a confortable place to sit and enjoy a rich cup of coffee on our shaded patio, or take it to go.Cafe Tico is also a gift shop, we offer a selection of gurmet coffee from small coffee farmers, honeys, jams and hot sauce made in Costa Rica. We home made bread and pastries, all the milk yogurt , butter and cheese that we use are from local farmers.
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