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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 4 days ago

Loved the breakfast burrito and cafe latte. All was made fresh while I waited and tasty. Would easily go back here.

Thank jen h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the fault of this cafe but we were absolutely plagued by flies on us and on our food *as we ate it* we had to shoo flies away. They could use a fan maybe. Granola was good, the yogurt was delish! Their coffee was...More

Thank Novamidwife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Tico was at the top of our list for great little spots to hang out and grab a great lunch/breakfast or snack. My 2 teen daughters and I would often park ourselves there to do some studying while having lunch or grab a latte/cappuccino...More

Thank mybohemianlife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Cafe Tico our first day in Tamarindo. While I stumbled over my Spanish and accidentally ordered a tea the first time, they promptly replaced it with my cafe latte. It was love at first sip. While my husband and I cheated on...More

Thank Hockeymom771
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for a place to eat breakfast and this place was recommended—-it did not disappoint. We both had the breakfast sandwich, and it was fresh and absolutely delicious. In addition, I had freshly squeezed orange juice which was also great. Overall, I will...More

Thank j924
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both of us ordered the breakfast sandwich with bacon. It was great! So flavorful and fresh. Amazing bacon and the bread was fabulous. The coffee was great and so was the orange juice. Will definitely go back here. Service and attention to detail!!!

Thank maestraWisconsin
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Went here to try this place as it has good reviews from trip advisor and definitely did not disappoint. Had the breakfast tico which is the local breakfast and had the best crunchy bacon with it. Sandwiches are tasty as well and the lattes is...More

Thank PepperDuper
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Went for breakfast. Pretty good! I really enjoyed the smoothies. I do think there are better places in Tamarindo which are in the same price bracket but better.

Thank Kiwibanana
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Enjoyed a great breakfast here. Quiet little spot, but definately don't miss it! The best breakfast we had all week.

Thank OnceABoilermaker
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A great local coffee shop at restaurant. Had breakfast and coffee there almost every morning. Very friendly staff.

Thank danielH1617OK
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30 December 2017|
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Response from Tmcloud | Reviewed this property |
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
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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