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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked tuna” (8 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Metros sur del Supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food! Sooo Friendly Italian family. We had a great and big! breakfast there! It was really cozy

Thank Brisseth C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a sweet little café! This is a small family run restaurant with great service and delicious, simple food. My husband and I had large salads there with smoked tuna and grilled vegetables on top. Delicious! They have all kinds of great coffee drinks and...More

Thank Belle H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Huge sandwiches, fabulous coffee, great sweets and a very kind staff and this cozy little coffee cafe!

Thank Laurabob80
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We loved going to this cafe for breakfast, it’s very well located ( across the street from Pacific Park) but it was very peaceful at the same time. It also opens at 7 am, which was perfect for us because we traveled with kids who...More

Thank Gianina R
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This is a very nice small coffee shop owned by people from Italy. It offer tasty coffee and some food items, as well as Costa Rican coffee beans and other goods (baked stuff) for sale. Staff is very friendly and smiley and always glad to...More

Thank FusionPhoto
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We went for Breakfast today and will go again tomorrow before leaving town. We loved the simple but yummy menu, the fair prices, the customer service and the homey outdoor seating. The almond Chai Tea is amazing. In summary, we loved everything about this little...More

Thank IvyD759
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Cafe Tico is a little hidden but is an amazing breakfast cafe. Breakfast croissant, coffee, and banana bread are all fantastic! Staff is very nice too. Definitely recommend for a breakfast spot in Tama!

Thank christinabB1110CB
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Cafe tico is such a cute hole in the wall in Tamarindo. The people are so nice at the counter, and their coffee, smoothies and other goodies are amazing!!! HIGHLY recommended! 💯

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The Cafe Tico is, without doubt, the best café in Tamarindo: incredibly kind staff, fabulous coffee, delicious food, calm atmosphere and at the same time, not overpriced as are many other places in Tamarindo.

Thank Camilla D
Reviewed 25 July 2018

beatyfull place , very relax , great coffee , nice experience , a must in playa tamarindo , full recommended 100%

Thank foodmaker100
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Questions & Answers
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
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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