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Cafeteria Monka

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Cafe, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
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Calle del Comercio, Puerto Jimenez 6845h, Costa Rica
+506 2735 5051
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Closed
Hours:
Sun - Mon 06:00 - 22:00
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Jerusalem, Israel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great food! Clean and very friendly. We were sorry that we couldn't have more meals there! Would definitely eat there again!

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Thank TPG293983
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Typical local food and other options. Great spot to catch up on reading while drinking coffee or a smoothie. Friendly and helpful staff!

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Thank Dannielle M
Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is the best place in Puerto Jimenez for fresh juices, I you, like med can´t resist the temptation for a cold freshly squeezed papaya or mango "jugo" then this is it. Believe me, I know, I tried them all !

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Thank blox60
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72 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

My friends and I came here on recommendation of a couple we had met. I got a burger, and my friend got a quesadilla. The fries were really good and the smoothies were one of the best ones we have had in Costa Rica. We had really friendly service. Wanted to go back again for smoothies but they weren't open... More 

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Thank Julia P
Port Moody, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast by far. Never had a disappointing meal. Lovely family. Centrally located, friendly staff, good choices from fruit plates to pancakes to American to tipico. All delicious

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Thank Chris M
Wendell, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Good basic food, beans, rice, vegetables, meat or fish if you want it.Plenty of food at a price that won't break your budget!

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Thank JosephLaur
Auckland, New Zealand
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199 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Good, clean cafe and kitchen. Typical food. Good value. Free Wifi. Perfect for a quick stop in town. It's central. Our waitress however was not as friendly as other reviews report. But hey it's cheap eats.

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Thank Amber Y
Glasgow
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

Great breakfast spot, and the watier Gustavo is quite possibly the friendliest guy you will meet in all Costa Rica!

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Thank Greg M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

Although the food at Cafe Monka is nothing special, the smoothies are quite outstanding and reasonably priced. Friendly and warm, I spent a few hours every day using the WIFI and enjoying a different fruit smoothie every day. One of the nicest places in Puerto Jimenez.

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Thank rwland
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

This is my go to place if I am looking for a place to sit down in Puerto Jimenez for breakfast, primarily because it has free wifi and it has a nice open setting. You can either sit outside on the deck or inside where there is more shade while feeling like you are still close to the outdoors. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6
Cuisine
Cafe, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Comercio, Puerto Jimenez 6845h, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Puerto Jimenez
  • Phone Number: +506 2735 5051

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?