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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got the breakfast basket and it was $6, I couldn't finish it because it was so filling. They don't accept credit cards so bring cash!

Thank Hana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the Best Latte in Tamarindo! The staff is so kind and welcoming, and the banana bread rules.

Thank ricemancr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view, Great Food, Great Service. When I return to Tamarindo I'll definitely be going back to Cafe Tico.

Thank telemaniac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a bussy day at Rincon de la Vieja volcano I went to have a good coffee here and I bought a dark coffee with sweet bread , good price and quiet Next day morning I went again for a other coffee, good attention and...More

Thank WilliamCR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I found this spot on our second morning in Tamarindo. We wound up eating here our next two days in Tamarindo. The croissants are made fresh, the smoothies are delicious, and the service is friendly and efficient. This is a place at...More

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for a good coffee place near my hotel and told to check out Cafe Tico. They weren't wrong! I had coffee at another place down the road and it didn't compare, I just enjoyed Cafe Tico way more. Also, I had a...More

Thank Jacqueline4914
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

On a 3 day stay on Tamarindo beach, my hubby and myself, along with another couple, came to eat here TWICE for breakfast. The first time I ordered the croissant sandwich with ham. I was thoroughly impressed with the quality of the croissant, tender and...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had amazing coffee and breakfast sandwiches. Our go to spot in the morning after walking on th he beach.

Thank dylanjtighe
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you want an authentic Costa Rican breakfast, this is the place to be. You get your rice and beans with eggs and meat. It has free wi-fi too!

Thank Rube S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Breakfast sandwich on the croissant is the best! This place is always busy but worth checking out. Located behind the Super 2001 near Pacific Park condos

Thank Byron D
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What is the best way to get from the JW mARRIOTT Guanacaste resort to here?
25 August 2016|
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8861 7732
We are open monday to friday 7a.m. to 5p.m saturday 7a.m. to 3a.m sunday closedevery saturday we organize a farmers market in the parking area in front our cafe' 8a.m to noon.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. we also offer a catering service whit our friends of Sunset Catering
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