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Maxwell's Cafe & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American, Latin
420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4319
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Central American, American, Latin, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Kelly, one of the owners was very entertaining. She made us feel very welcome. Food was terrific. I had the Greek Omelet. It was full of very tasty feta cheese, kalamata olives and veggies. They make their own sausage. Food was...More

Thank nspoulios
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

So nice to have met the bunch of you, hope your time here in beautiful Costa Rica was amazing. Come back soon! Kelly

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Seven of us went there for breakfast on Sunday. We were the only ones there. It had come highly recommended by locals. The owners moved here from Venice Beach, CA several years ago. Great breakfast. Some had blueberry pancakes which were delicious. Two had Greek...More

Thank Fuzzy60_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of six drove up from Tamarindo for breakfast yesterday. We tried the Garbage Omelet ....it was excellent! We tried the Bad A** Burrito.....go for the sausage option and you will love it. Others tried the Maxwell’s Special and no one was disappointed. Good...More

Thank Dennis C
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, we are happy you enjoyed yourselves. Enjoy Costa Rica Dennis!

Reviewed 1 April 2018

I love how the staff at Maxwells can change things up on the menu to suit anybody's tastes or needs. If you're looking for something particularly healthy or sinful, Mike and Kelly will make it happen for you. Whether its a burger with all the...More

Thank Roberta2408
Flowergirl60, Guest Relations Manager at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you so much for your Great review! We always enjoy catering to all our clients.

Reviewed 10 March 2018

Every time we visit Potrero we make a point of stopping in a few times for their exceptional value, cuisine variety, super friendly service , open air environment a bit "off the beaten track" and our beloved Max Mosa's ! We'll be back next year!

Thank kandg91
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Great to see you see you here again this year.

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Our favorite breakfast place 5 years running. Beautiful garden setting and peaceful. Away from the bustle of the main street in Potrero. Kelly and Mike make you feel at home. Great wings and fries as well. Don't miss this gem.

Thank StacyB52014
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

We love seeing Stacy and Gordon show up, it means lots of laughs and fun times, looking forward to next year!

Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing healthy food! Best omelettes ever! Great service. Kelly is very friendly and the ambiance is very nice.

Thank Grace C
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Grace Thank you so much, looking forward to seeing you again soon. Happy Easter

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Two thumbs up!! This place has a great breakfast without the tourist price to it... The owner and staff were fabulous as well! I will definitely be making it a regular place for coffee, breakfast, or brunch.

Thank Nathan L
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thank you Nathan, we strive to keep our little Cafe / Restaurant Bar, fair priced and an enjoyable experience.

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We love Maxwell's! The atmosphere at this place is so tranquil! Kelly's attention to food quality is amazing. Breakfast here is the best way to start your day. Highly recommend the huevos rancheros! Prices are amazing too!

1  Thank Dana H
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thank you Dana, we love the jungle and were glad we could share our happy place with you!

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The service was great. We were among friends and had lots of laughs over breakfast and when things are going good and the food is great. .why not stay for lunch?!! Good times, beautiful setting and fun people.

Thank Colleen O
Flowergirl60, Owner at Maxwell's Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comments Colleen. We sure enjoyed having you and your friends here as well!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Potrero
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 4319
  • E-mail
Description
Open garden restaurant with a lovely breeze blowing through the gardens most days. Our goal is to serve the highest quality breakfast, and lunch to both locals and tourists. We serve a myriad of dishes and offer options regarding special dietary needs. Look us up on FB Maxwell's Cafe and Bar, for daily specials. Breakfast served all day, Lunch is as special as your creativity, known for our breakfast, burgers and custom salads.
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