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Coffee Dreams Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Latin
Cnr Calle 1 Av 3, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2430 3970
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Cnr Calle 1 Av 3, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked all around the city of Alajuela to find this cafe and unfortunately they are closed. It is very disappointing that all the reviews are good for this place but they were closed!!! No furniture and no tables..

Thank rm_macinati
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Despite not being a vegetarian or vegan restaurant if they offer vegan food, well they prepared a delicious vegan sandwich that included avocado.

Thank Dianatica
Reviewed 13 February 2018

we ordered for breakfast the tipical "gallo pinto", toast and eggs and a fruit bowl. all three of 'em were really good. coffee was excellent. friendly service created a welcoming atmosphere

Thank canelle98
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The food is good, nothing superb, but it has a homemade flavour and the prices are very very fair for what you are getting. The main dishes have a drink and a little dessert included and it’s very well balanced. Service was good even though...More

Thank Jafeth V
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Good food, reasonably priced. Staff was kind and patient. They did not speak English, but with patience they were able to understand me, and I, them. I made some inquires as to the names of drinks and dishes I saw other people having and accordingly...More

Thank poonamw829
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I gave it a 5 because the espresso is really top notch The cafe accommodated us even when we arrived late - when they were about to close, thus, we had an exclusive private experience The place is well maintained - old/traditional spanish-çolonial decor, floors,...More

Thank Eve R
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I would say if you want to sample typical Costa Rican food this would be a good choice.Big variety at reasonable prices and all our choices tasted good. Service was friendly. Also nice location to just sit and enjoy a cup of coffee.Highly recommend.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Located in the centre of Alajuela this restaurant has good food and of course coffee! The service is good, and the prices very reasonable.

Thank Robert_Hick
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Nice cafe offering friendly service in a comfortable setting. Traditional meals like casados are available, along with fancier dishes like sea bass. Pork tamales are especially good -- though you will of course pay a premium for enjoying them here rather than on a stool...More

Thank brocdog
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Highly recommended. Good variety of typical Costa Rican food, main courses or snacks. Coffee is wonderful and the place is very comfortable.

Thank ALucia S
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Calle 1 Av 3, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela
  • Phone Number: +506 2430 3970
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