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Cafe El Sueno

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Cafe, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
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Dominical | Near Hotel Domiloco, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A mix of tourists and locals make this place interesting and fun if your into socializing in a very laid back atmosphere.

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Thank jlwater
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a stop for smoothies here EVERY SINGLE DAY. So good and very reasonable . Don't miss this place.

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Thank Jeanette B
Crystal City, Texas
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This little restaurant is a delightful Costa Rican place. Their Rice and Beans are delightful. We have gone for breakfast a few times this year and have never been disappointed. Their Desayuno de Ensuenos is amazing with fruit, eggs, bacon. The special breakfast has it all - Rice and Beans, plantain, eggs, sausage, fresh tortillas - it is a WOW... More 

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Thank Brilyss2
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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148 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is actually Cafe Ensueños and the location is out of the way but worth the search, if you want great tico meals in a family oriented atmosphere. Trust the great reviews of smoothies and breakfasts but use Google maps to find them.

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The smoothies are all fruit and are the best ever. Great value, can get a little warm in the dining area, they need to repair their ceiling fans.....

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Thank blong1717
South Lake Tahoe, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great fresh, good tasting food... Best smoothies , large servings, friendly smiling people!! Easy to stop by on your way to the beach.

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Thank 2014CostaRica
Davis, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Delicious food, the very best smoothies, and friendly service- not much more one could ask for. Can't wait to go for breakfast one day. For lunch, casados are everything

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Thank ofafeather
Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Great food, staff and location. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle. Food is fresh and delicious. Prices are the best in town. Smoothies need a spoon.

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Thank Pat L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

El Sueno is a 100 or so meters off the main road which makes it a little less touristy. That's a good thing, not bad. The food was fresh and very good, the service was very attentive, and the prices were LOW.

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Thank DonJM
oregon
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This little, atmospheric cafe near the beach is family run and a real treasure. My meal was so good, I couldn't bear to try anything else and, although we didn't find it til the end of our stay, we visited both days we had left. I had the desayuno especial--or special breakfast: eggs, chorizo, gallo pinto, and creamy fried plaintains... More 

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Thank redrob45

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dominical | Near Hotel Domiloco, Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical

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